Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Kevin Gausman
The New York Yankees visit Oriole Park on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -109 and Baltimore at -101. The Yankees have a 26-22-0 over/under record and a 30-18-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 24-25-0 against the run line and have a 23-24-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 26-22-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 30-18-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 23-24-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 24-25-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/24/17 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Concussion 7-day DL (05/25)
05/14/17 P Aroldis Chapman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/13)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (04/02)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/29/17 CF Adam Jones Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. New York Yankees
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (05/05)
05/21/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 29-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 5.86 and a WHIP of 1.48. He has 52 strikeouts over his 55.1 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.01 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the bullpen and they've struck out 179 hitters and walked 62 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 379 base hits and 180 earned runs. They have allowed 54 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 145 batters and struck out 452. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.68.
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As a team New York is hitting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Yankees hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .419. He has 52 hits this season in 163 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .687 and an OPS+ of 191. Starlin Castro is hitting .320 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 194 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .479. The Yankees have 438 hits, including 72 doubles and 72 home runs. New York has walked 190 times so far this season and they have struck out 433 times as a unit. They have left 353 men on base and have a team OPS of .786. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 256 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 26-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.17, Kevin Gausman has a 2-4 record and a 1.78 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 54 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 74 hits. He allows 12.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 177 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 159 batters and walked 70 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 462 base knocks and 211 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 180 hitters and struck out 355 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 13th in the league. The Orioles hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .302. He has 49 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 190 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .411 with an OPS+ of 92. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 47 hits in 171 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .480. The Orioles as a unit have 434 base hits, including 79 doubles and 67 homers. Baltimore has walked 135 times this year and they have struck out on 439 occasions. They have had 342 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 216 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -109
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