New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers 8/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Garcia vs. Michael Fulmer
Comerica Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, August 24, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jaime Garcia for the Yankees and Michael Fulmer for the Tigers.
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New York opens at -114 while Detroit opens at +104. The Yankees have a 63-58-3 over/under record and a 66-58-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 58-66-0 against the run line and have a 67-51-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 63-58-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 66-58-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 67-51-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 58-66-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
08/18/17 1B Garrett Cooper Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Back 10-day DL (08/15)
08/10/17 CF Clint Frazier Oblique 10-day DL (08/09)
08/06/17 DH Matt Holliday Back 10-day DL (08/05)
07/22/17 2B Starlin Castro Hamstring 10-day DL (07/22)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
08/18/17 P Anibal Sanchez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/18)
07/06/17 P Daniel Norris Groin 10-day DL (07/06)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 67-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia has a 5-8 record with an earned run average of 4.52 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 105 strikeouts over his 135.1 innings pitched and he's given up 133 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.35 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the bullpen and they've struck out 489 hitters and walked 171 batters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 981 base hits and 474 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 384 batters and struck out 1,164. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.88.
As a team New York is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .417. He has 121 hits this season in 426 at bats with 81 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .594 and an OPS+ of 160. Brett Gardner is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 460 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .439. The Yankees have 1,120 hits, including 203 doubles and 181 home runs. New York has walked 468 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,110 times as a unit. They have left 911 men on base and have a team OPS of .778. They score 5.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 643 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 54-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Michael Fulmer has a 10-11 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 108 strikeouts over the 152.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 137 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.40 and they have given up 403 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 341 batters and walked 172 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.11. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,173 base knocks and 619 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 409 hitters and struck out 921 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.68.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 11th in the league. The Tigers hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Justin Upton comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .365. He has 120 hits this year along with 90 RBI in 427 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 139. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 117 hits in 472 at bats while driving in 71 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .447. The Tigers as a unit have 1,103 base hits, including 228 doubles and 146 homers. Detroit has walked 420 times this year and they have struck out on 1,005 occasions. They have had 854 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 594 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +104
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