Monday, July 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Green vs. Adalberto Mejia
The New York Yankees visit Target Field on Monday, July 17, 2017 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Chad Green for the Yankees and Adalberto Mejia for the Twins.
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The opening line for this matchup has New York at +141 and Minnesota at -151. The Yankees have a 50-37-1 over/under record and a 48-40-0 run line mark. The Twins are 45-45-0 against the run line and have a 40-45-5 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 50-37-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 48-40-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 40-45-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 45-45-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/14/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 10-day DL (07/11)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/29/17 1B Tyler Austin Hamstring 10-day DL (06/29)
06/25/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (06/26)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/15/17 CF Byron Buxton Groin 10-day DL (07/15)
07/06/17 P Hector Santiago Back 10-day DL (07/03)
06/29/17 P Craig Breslow Ribs 10-day DL (06/28)
05/28/17 P Justin Haley Shoulder 10-day DL (05/28)
05/28/17 P Ryan O'Rourke Forearm 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Glen Perkins Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 46-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Green has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 1.80 and a WHIP of 0.69. He has 47 strikeouts over his 35 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He allows 4.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 231 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the bullpen and they've struck out 332 hitters and walked 128 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.2 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 3.95. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 721 base hits and 348 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 270 batters and struck out 826. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
As a team New York is hitting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .442. He has 99 hits this season in 310 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .671 and an OPS+ of 188. Brett Gardner is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 82 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 322 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .447. The Yankees have 804 hits, including 141 doubles and 134 home runs. New York has walked 359 times so far this season and they have struck out 802 times as a unit. They have left 644 men on base and have a team OPS of .787. They score 5.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 485 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 46-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.43, Adalberto Mejia has a 4-4 record and a 1.48 WHIP. He has 54 strikeouts over the 65 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 64 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 349 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 251 batters and walked 113 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 854 base knocks and 433 earned runs this season. They have given up 138 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 302 hitters and struck out 615 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.12.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 19th in the league. The Twins hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Miguel Sano comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .372. He has 84 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 307 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .531 with an OPS+ of 138. Brian Dozier is hitting .247 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 84 hits in 340 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .438. The Twins as a unit have 780 base hits, including 159 doubles and 102 homers. Minnesota has walked 336 times this year and they have struck out on 759 occasions. They have had 661 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.58 runs per game and totaled 412 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees +141
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