Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Pineda vs. Matt Shoemaker
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Michael Pineda for the Yankees and Matt Shoemaker for the Angels.
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New York opens at -125 while Los Angeles opens at +115. The Yankees have a 35-26-0 over/under record and a 40-21-0 run line mark. The Angels are 35-29-0 against the run line and have a 29-34-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 35-26-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 40-21-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 29-34-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 35-29-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/24/17 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Concussion 10-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)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/29/17 CF Mike Trout Thumb 10-day DL (05/29)
05/28/17 P Cam Bedrosian Groin 10-day DL (04/22)
05/21/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (04/10)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Oblique 60-day DL (04/29)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
04/17/17 P Huston Street Side 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 38-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Pineda has a 7-3 record with an earned run average of 3.39 and a WHIP of 1.13. He has 75 strikeouts over his 71.2 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.88 and they have given up 137 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .194 against the bullpen and they've struck out 214 hitters and walked 74 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.55. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 469 base hits and 216 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 176 batters and struck out 561. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.78.
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As a team New York is hitting .275, good for 1st in the league. The Yankees hold a .475 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .353, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .328 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 81 hits this season in 247 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .530 and an OPS+ of 133. Aaron Judge is hitting .347 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .453. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 213 at bats. His OPS+ is 205 while his slugging percentage is at .728. The Yankees have 589 hits, including 104 doubles and 103 home runs. New York has walked 245 times so far this season and they have struck out 538 times as a unit. They have left 454 men on base and have a team OPS of .827. They score 5.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 358 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 33-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.22, Matt Shoemaker has a 6-3 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 67 strikeouts over the 74.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 67 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 242 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 557 base knocks and 272 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 199 hitters and struck out 567 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 26th in the league. The Angels hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .335. He has 69 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 249 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .406 with an OPS+ of 102. Yunel Escobar is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 54 hits in 194 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Angels as a unit have 539 base hits, including 96 doubles and 72 homers. Los Angeles has walked 230 times this year and they have struck out on 499 occasions. They have had 445 men left on base and have an OPS of .699. They have scored 4.24 runs per game and totaled 284 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -125
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