Friday, May 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Lance McCullers vs. Jordan Montgomery
The Houston Astros head to Yankee Stadium on Friday, May 12, 2017 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Lance McCullers for the Astros and Jordan Montgomery for the Yankees.
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The odds for this matchup have Houston at -117 and New York at +107. The Astros have a 18-15-1 over/under mark and a 20-14-0 run line record. The Yankees are 22-9-0 against the run line and have a 20-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 18-15-1 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 20-14-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 20-11-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 22-9-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
04/26/17 RF Teoscar Hernandez Leg 10-day DL (4/25)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 10-day DL (4/19)
03/31/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P David Paulino Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (5/2)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (4/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 23-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lance McCullers has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.40 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 50 strikeouts over his 42.1 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.93 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .196 against the bullpen and they've struck out 138 hitters and walked 41 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.42. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 260 base hits and 118 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 107 batters and struck out 327. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.98.
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As a team Houston is hitting .274, good for 3rd in the league. The Astros hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 36 hits this season in 122 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .459 and an OPS+ of 135. George Springer is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 30 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 117 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .479. The Astros have 316 hits, including 55 doubles and 45 home runs. Houston has walked 112 times so far this season and they have struck out 235 times as a unit. They have left 228 men on base and have a team OPS of .786. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 165 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 21-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.81, Jordan Montgomery has a 2-1 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 28.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 25 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.55 and they have given up 73 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 118 batters and walked 43 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 244 base knocks and 113 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 97 hitters and struck out 291 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.62.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 4th in the league. The Yankees hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .357, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .354 with an OBP of .393. He has 45 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 127 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 151. Chase Headley is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 30 hits in 112 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .429. The Yankees as a unit have 300 base hits, including 45 doubles and 52 homers. New York has walked 139 times this year and they have struck out on 266 occasions. They have had 244 men left on base and have an OPS of .820. They have scored 5.81 runs per game and totaled 180 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Astros -117
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