Thursday, June 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Montgomery vs. Sonny Gray
The New York Yankees visit O.co Coliseum on Thursday, June 15, 2017 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Jordan Montgomery for the Yankees and Sonny Gray for the Athletics.
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The opening line for this matchup has New York at -107 and Oakland at -103. The Yankees have a 35-27-0 over/under record and a 40-22-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 32-32-0 against the run line and have a 36-26-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 35-27-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 40-22-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 36-26-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 32-32-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
06/14/17 P CC Sabathia Hamstring doubtful for next scheduled start
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 Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 10-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (05/20)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (04/15)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 38-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 3.55 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 61 strikeouts over his 63.1 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.87 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .196 against the bullpen and they've struck out 221 hitters and walked 77 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 3.52. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 479 base hits and 218 earned runs. They have allowed 71 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 180 batters and struck out 572. 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 .273, good for 3rd in the league. The Yankees hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .351, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 81 hits this season in 251 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .522 and an OPS+ of 130. Aaron Judge is hitting .341 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .448. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 217 at bats. His OPS+ is 200 while his slugging percentage is at .714. The Yankees have 596 hits, including 106 doubles and 104 home runs. New York has walked 250 times so far this season and they have struck out 550 times as a unit. They have left 465 men on base and have a team OPS of .822. They score 5.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 360 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 27-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.37, Sonny Gray has a 2-2 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 47 strikeouts over the 47.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 46 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 207 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 198 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 543 base knocks and 295 earned runs this season. They have given up 75 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 209 hitters and struck out 499 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.34.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 27th in the league. The Athletics hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Yonder Alonso comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .403. He has 54 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 174 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .649 with an OPS+ of 185. Jed Lowrie is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 68 hits in 236 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .475. The Athletics as a unit have 510 base hits, including 114 doubles and 91 homers. Oakland has walked 195 times this year and they have struck out on 590 occasions. They have had 401 men left on base and have an OPS of .729. They have scored 4.19 runs per game and totaled 268 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -107
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