Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees 8/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Anibal Sanchez vs. CC Sabathia
The Detroit Tigers head to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Anibal Sanchez for the Tigers and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
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The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +150 and New York at -160. The Tigers have a 54-43-6 over/under mark and a 51-52-0 run line record. The Yankees are 56-47-0 against the run line and have a 54-47-2 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 54-43-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 51-52-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 54-47-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 56-47-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
07/30/17 OF Alex Presley Oblique 10-day DL (07/30)
07/06/17 P Daniel Norris Groin 10-day DL (07/06)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/22/17 2B Starlin Castro Hamstring 10-day DL (07/22)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/29/17 1B Tyler Austin Hamstring 10-day DL (06/29)
06/25/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (06/26)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 47-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 6.18 and a WHIP of 1.54. He has 56 strikeouts over his 59.2 innings pitched and he's given up 74 hits. He allows 11.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.40 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 283 hitters and walked 143 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 958 base hits and 496 earned runs. They have allowed 129 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 345 batters and struck out 769. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.56.
As a team Detroit is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Tigers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .372. He has 99 hits this season in 352 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .511 and an OPS+ of 135. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 332 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .425. The Tigers have 921 hits, including 190 doubles and 122 home runs. Detroit has walked 363 times so far this season and they have struck out 833 times as a unit. They have left 718 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 503 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 56-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.66, CC Sabathia has a 9-3 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 74 strikeouts over the 93.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 84 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.33 and they have given up 266 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 403 batters and walked 146 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 828 base knocks and 395 earned runs this season. They have given up 120 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 314 hitters and struck out 976 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.86.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .426. He has 108 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 358 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .631 with an OPS+ of 172. Brett Gardner is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 99 hits in 379 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .467. The Yankees as a unit have 941 base hits, including 169 doubles and 153 homers. New York has walked 401 times this year and they have struck out on 924 occasions. They have had 755 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.34 runs per game and totaled 550 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +150
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