Monday, May 8, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Rookie Davis
Great American Ball Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, May 8, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees and Rookie Davis for the Reds.
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New York opens at -138 while Cincinnati opens at +128. The Yankees have a 18-10-0 over/under record and a 20-8-0 run line mark. The Reds are 18-12-0 against the run line and have a 18-11-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 18-10-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 20-8-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 18-11-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 18-12-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/07/17 C Austin Romine Groin is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Chicago Cubs
05/07/17 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Elbow is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Chicago Cubs
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (5/2)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (4/02)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/21/17 P Tony Cingrani Oblique 10-day DL (4/19)
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 10-day DL (4/16)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Anthony DeSclafa Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Austin Brice Undisclosed 10-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 19-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 4.46 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 26 strikeouts over his 36.1 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.68 and they have given up 64 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the bullpen and they've struck out 96 hitters and walked 32 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.65. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 214 base hits and 101 earned runs. They have allowed 31 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 82 batters and struck out 252. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
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As a team New York is hitting .278, good for 2nd in the league. The Yankees hold a .475 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .360, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .381 with an on-base percentage of .421. He has 43 hits this season in 113 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .584 and an OPS+ of 171. Chase Headley is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .388. He has totaled 30 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 101 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .475. The Yankees have 270 hits, including 44 doubles and 47 home runs. New York has walked 121 times so far this season and they have struck out 232 times as a unit. They have left 214 men on base and have a team OPS of .835. They score 5.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 162 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 16-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.36, Rookie Davis has a 1-1 record and a 2.18 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 14.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 22 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 84 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .188 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 142 batters and walked 53 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 227 base knocks and 132 earned runs this season. They have given up 39 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 124 hitters and struck out 264 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Reds hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .400. He has 29 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 104 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .615 with an OPS+ of 163. Zack Cozart is hitting .344 this season and he has an OBP of .435. He has collected 31 hits in 90 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 162 and a slugging percentage of .567. The Reds as a unit have 276 base hits, including 63 doubles and 41 homers. Cincinnati has walked 99 times this year and they have struck out on 230 occasions. They have had 210 men left on base and have an OPS of .800. They have scored 5.3 runs per game and totaled 159 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds +128
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