Sunday, June 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Cessa vs. Jharel Cotton
O.co Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, June 18, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Luis Cessa for the Yankees and Jharel Cotton for the Athletics.
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New York opens at -102 while Oakland opens at -108. The Yankees have a 38-27-0 over/under record and a 40-25-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 34-33-0 against the run line and have a 39-26-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 38-27-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 40-25-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 39-26-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 34-33-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
06/16/17 P Adam Warren Shoulder 10-day DL (06/16)
06/16/17 CF Aaron Hicks Achilles "?" Saturday vs. Oakland Athletics
06/16/17 C Gary Sanchez Foot "?" Saturday vs. Oakland Athletics
06/15/17 P CC Sabathia Hamstring 10-day DL (06/14)
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 38-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Cessa has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 2 strikeouts over his 3.1 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 156 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the bullpen and they've struck out 230 hitters and walked 85 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.7. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 512 base hits and 240 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 194 batters and struck out 594. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.87.
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As a team New York is hitting .277, good for 1st in the league. The Yankees hold a .474 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .353, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.8 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .330 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 87 hits this season in 264 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 131. Aaron Judge is hitting .339 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .447. He has totaled 78 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 230 at bats. His OPS+ is 199 while his slugging percentage is at .713. The Yankees have 636 hits, including 111 doubles and 108 home runs. New York has walked 260 times so far this season and they have struck out 581 times as a unit. They have left 492 men on base and have a team OPS of .827. They score 5.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 378 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 29-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.52, Jharel Cotton has a 3-7 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 60 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.10 and they have given up 224 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 217 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 582 base knocks and 318 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 221 hitters and struck out 532 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 25th in the league. The Athletics hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Yonder Alonso comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .400. He has 56 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 185 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .638 with an OPS+ of 180. Jed Lowrie is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 72 hits in 247 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .494. The Athletics as a unit have 541 base hits, including 123 doubles and 94 homers. Oakland has walked 213 times this year and they have struck out on 615 occasions. They have had 428 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.31 runs per game and totaled 289 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics -108
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