Saturday, July 1, 2017
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Montgomery vs. Francis Martes
Minute Maid Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jordan Montgomery for the Yankees and Francis Martes for the Astros.
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New York opens at +127 while Houston opens at -137. The Yankees have a 44-33-0 over/under record and a 42-35-0 run line mark. The Astros are 48-32-0 against the run line and have a 39-35-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 44-33-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 42-35-0 against the run line
Important Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 39-35-6 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 48-32-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
06/29/17 CF Dustin Fowler ACL out for season
06/29/17 1B Tyler Austin Hamstring 10-day DL (06/29)
06/28/17 DH Matt Holliday Illness 10-day DL (06/25)
06/27/17 2B Starlin Castro Hamstring 10-day DL (06/27)
06/25/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (06/26)
06/16/17 P Adam Warren Shoulder 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/17 P CC Sabathia Hamstring 10-day DL (06/14)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Houston Astros Injuries
06/09/17 P Dallas Keuchel Neck 10-day DL (06/05)
06/09/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Charlie Morton Back 10-day DL (05/25)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 60-day DL (04/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 42-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 3.53 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 79 strikeouts over his 81.2 innings pitched and he's given up 72 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 192 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the bullpen and they've struck out 281 hitters and walked 107 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 615 base hits and 294 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 234 batters and struck out 723. 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 3.90.
As a team New York is hitting .268, good for 3rd in the league. The Yankees hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .331 with an on-base percentage of .451. He has 89 hits this season in 269 at bats with 62 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .699 and an OPS+ of 196. Starlin Castro is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 294 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .486. The Yankees have 723 hits, including 124 doubles and 122 home runs. New York has walked 306 times so far this season and they have struck out 679 times as a unit. They have left 568 men on base and have a team OPS of .804. They score 5.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 432 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Houston has a 54-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.51, Francis Martes has a 2-0 record and a 1.59 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 16.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 15 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 219 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Astros bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 356 batters and walked 96 opposing hitters. As a team, Houston allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Astros pitchers as a team have surrendered 622 base knocks and 306 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Houston as a staff has walked 246 hitters and struck out 819 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.71.
As a team, they are batting .283, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .485 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .349, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.8 hits per contest. Carlos Correa comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .388. He has 88 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 285 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .537 with an OPS+ of 154. Jose Altuve is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .400. He has collected 98 hits in 300 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .527. The Astros as a unit have 783 base hits, including 161 doubles and 128 homers. Houston has walked 260 times this year and they have struck out on 540 occasions. They have had 548 men left on base and have an OPS of .834. They have scored 5.56 runs per game and totaled 445 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Astros MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees +127
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