Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees 9/19/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. CC Sabathia
The Minnesota Twins visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Jose Berrios for the Twins and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
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The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +142 and New York at -152. The Twins have a 67-73-9 over/under record and a 79-70-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 81-68-0 against the run line and have a 78-68-3 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 67-73-9 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 79-70-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 78-68-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 81-68-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/20/17 3B Miguel Sano Shin 10-day DL (08/21)
08/17/17 P Dietrich Enns Shoulder 10-day DL (08/17)
07/19/17 P Phil Hughes Illness 60-day DL (07/19)
07/06/17 P Hector Santiago Back 60-day DL (07/03)
05/28/17 P Justin Haley Shoulder 10-day DL (05/28)
05/28/17 P Ryan O'Rourke Forearm 60-day DL (03/30)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/17/17 P Caleb Smith Infection 10-day DL (09/17)
09/06/17 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (09/06)
09/03/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (09/03)
08/18/17 1B Garrett Cooper Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Back 60-day DL (08/15)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 78-71 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 12-7 record with an earned run average of 3.84 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 128 strikeouts over his 136 innings pitched and he's given up 119 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 521 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 438 hitters and walked 176 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,374 base hits and 683 earned runs. They have allowed 208 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 456 batters and struck out 1,072. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .259, good for 11th in the league. The Twins hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 146 hits this season in 495 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .521 and an OPS+ of 123. Brian Dozier is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 150 hits and he has driven in 85 men in 577 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .480. The Twins have 1,322 hits, including 260 doubles and 193 home runs. Minnesota has walked 553 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,215 times as a unit. They have left 1,060 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 745 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 82-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.85, CC Sabathia has a 11-5 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 105 strikeouts over the 131 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 123 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.49 and they have given up 384 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 598 batters and walked 207 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 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 3.78. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,170 base knocks and 560 earned runs this season. They have given up 180 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 466 hitters and struck out 1,430 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .413. He has 138 hits this year along with 96 RBI in 502 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .584 with an OPS+ of 157. Brett Gardner is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 144 hits in 557 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .420. The Yankees as a unit have 1,348 base hits, including 241 doubles and 218 homers. New York has walked 567 times this year and they have struck out on 1,297 occasions. They have had 1,093 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.32 runs per game and totaled 793 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Twins +142
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