Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees 8/2/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Masahiro Tanaka
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
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Detroit opens at +198 while New York opens at -214. The Tigers have a 55-43-6 over/under record and a 51-53-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 57-47-0 against the run line and have a 55-47-2 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 55-43-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 51-53-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 55-47-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 57-47-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
07/31/17 SS Jose Iglesias Hand left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. New York Yankees
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)
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 47-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 6-8 record with an earned run average of 5.69 and a WHIP of 1.51. He has 77 strikeouts over his 112.1 innings pitched and he's given up 136 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.37 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 286 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 4.93. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 965 base hits and 502 earned runs. They have allowed 130 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 348 batters and struck out 777. 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 .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 100 hits this season in 357 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .507 and an OPS+ of 133. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 335 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .424. The Tigers have 930 hits, including 191 doubles and 122 home runs. Detroit has walked 367 times so far this season and they have struck out 848 times as a unit. They have left 732 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 506 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 57-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.09, Masahiro Tanaka has a 8-9 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 132 strikeouts over the 123.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 130 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.35 and they have given up 271 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 410 batters and walked 147 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 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 3.83. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 837 base knocks and 398 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 318 hitters and struck out 991 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.85.
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 .303 with an OBP of .429. He has 109 hits this year along with 75 RBI in 360 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .639 with an OPS+ of 175. 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 948 base hits, including 170 doubles and 154 homers. New York has walked 404 times this year and they have struck out on 932 occasions. They have had 760 men left on base and have an OPS of .783. They have scored 5.36 runs per game and totaled 557 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -214
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