Houston Astros at New York Yankees 10/17/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Lance McCullers vs. Sonny Gray
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in Game 4 of the ALCS. Houston leads the series 2-1. The probable starting pitchers are Lance McCullers for the Astros and Sonny Gray for the Yankees.
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Houston opens at +149 while New York opens at -179. The Astros have a 84-75-9 over/under record and a 87-81-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 95-75-0 against the run line and have a 86-80-4 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 84-75-9 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 87-81-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 86-80-4 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 95-75-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
10/01/17 P Brady Rodgers Elbow 60-day DL (08/31)
10/01/17 P David Paulino Elbow 60-day DL (10/01)
09/14/17 CF Jake Marisnick Thumb out indefinitely
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Elbow 60-day DL (04/19)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/17/17 P Caleb Smith Virus 10-day DL (09/14)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Ribs 60-day DL (08/15)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 101-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lance McCullers has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 4.25 and a WHIP of 1.30. He has 132 strikeouts over his 118.2 innings pitched and he's given up 114 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 485 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 662 hitters and walked 213 batters. As a team, Houston allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.12. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 1,314 base hits and 662 earned runs. They have allowed 192 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 522 batters and struck out 1,593. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.91.
As a team Houston is hitting .282, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .478 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.8 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .346 with an on-base percentage of .410. He has 204 hits this season in 590 at bats with 81 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .547 and an OPS+ of 165. George Springer is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 155 hits and he has driven in 85 men in 548 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .522. The Astros have 1,581 hits, including 346 doubles and 238 home runs. Houston has walked 509 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,087 times as a unit. They have left 1,094 men on base and have a team OPS of .823. They score 5.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 896 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 91-71 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.55, Sonny Gray has a 10-12 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 153 strikeouts over the 162.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 139 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 402 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 653 batters and walked 225 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,248 base knocks and 599 earned runs this season. They have given up 192 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 504 hitters and struck out 1,560 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Yankees hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Didi Gregorius comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .318. He has 153 hits this year along with 87 RBI in 534 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .478 with an OPS+ of 106. Aaron Judge is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .422. He has collected 154 hits in 542 at bats while driving in 114 runs. He has an OPS+ of 171 and a slugging percentage of .627. The Yankees as a unit have 1,463 base hits, including 266 doubles and 241 homers. New York has walked 616 times this year and they have struck out on 1,386 occasions. They have had 1,184 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.3 runs per game and totaled 858 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Astros +149 and under 8.5 total runs
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