Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Luis Severino
The Houston Astros visit Yankee Stadium on Saturday, May 13, 2017 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Mike Fiers for the Astros and Luis Severino for the Yankees.
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The opening line for this matchup has Houston at +123 and New York at -133. The Astros have a 18-16-1 over/under record and a 21-14-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 22-10-0 against the run line and have a 20-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 18-16-1 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 21-14-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 20-12-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 22-10-0 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 24-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.64 and a WHIP of 1.55. He has 26 strikeouts over his 30.1 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 8.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.93 and they have given up 80 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .196 against the bullpen and they've struck out 143 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.35. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 267 base hits and 119 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 111 batters and struck out 341. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.89.
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As a team Houston is hitting .274, good for 3rd in the league. The Astros hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 37 hits this season in 126 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .460 and an OPS+ of 135. George Springer is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 121 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .471. The Astros have 325 hits, including 59 doubles and 46 home runs. Houston has walked 115 times so far this season and they have struck out 243 times as a unit. They have left 236 men on base and have a team OPS of .786. They score 4.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 168 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 21-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.40, Luis Severino has a 2-2 record and a 0.91 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 39.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 29 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.49 and they have given up 76 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 119 batters and walked 45 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 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 3.56. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 253 base knocks and 116 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 100 hitters and struck out 299 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .271, good for 4th in the league. The Yankees hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .356, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .351 with an OBP of .388. He has 46 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 131 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .534 with an OPS+ of 148. Chase Headley is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 31 hits in 116 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .422. The Yankees as a unit have 307 base hits, including 45 doubles and 52 homers. New York has walked 143 times this year and they have struck out on 280 occasions. They have had 253 men left on base and have an OPS of .811. They have scored 5.69 runs per game and totaled 182 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -133
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