Friday, April 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Tyler Glasnow
The New York Yankees head to PNC Park on Friday, April 21, 2017 to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The expected starting pitchers are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Tyler Glasnow for the Pirates.
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The odds for this matchup have New York at -170 and Pittsburgh at +145. The Yankees have a 9-6-0 over/under mark and a 10-5-0 run line record. The Pirates are 8-7-0 against the run line and have a 5-10-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 9-6-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 10-5-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 5-10-0 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 8-7-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/09/17 C Gary Sanchez Bicep 10-day DL (4/9)
04/02/17 SS Didi Gregorius Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (4/2)
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
04/18/17 CF Starling Marte Suspension 80-game suspension
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 10-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 1.47 and a WHIP of 1.04. He has 11 strikeouts over his 18.1 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He allows 5.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.27 and they have given up 27 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .175 against the bullpen and they've struck out 49 hitters and walked 11 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.02. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 106 base hits and 44 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 35 batters and struck out 140. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.08 and their FIP as a unit is 3.15.
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As a team New York is hitting .262, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Matt Holliday is hitting .227 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 10 hits this season in 44 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .409 and an OPS+ of 123. Ronald Torreyes is hitting .239 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .239. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 46 at bats. His OPS+ is 73 while his slugging percentage is at .391. The Yankees have 130 hits, including 22 doubles and 22 home runs. New York has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 113 times as a unit. They have left 106 men on base and have a team OPS of .797. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 77 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 6-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 12.15, Tyler Glasnow has a 0-1 record and a 2.55 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 6.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 10 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 39 batters and walked 14 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 132 base knocks and 55 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 41 hitters and struck out 104 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.84.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 21st in the league. The Pirates hold a .342 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Josh Harrison comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .358. He has 12 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 46 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .348 with an OPS+ of 95. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .302. He has collected 15 hits in 59 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .424. The Pirates as a unit have 116 base hits, including 20 doubles and 11 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 44 times this year and they have struck out on 101 occasions. They have had 107 men left on base and have an OPS of .644. They have scored 3.27 runs per game and totaled 49 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Pirates +145
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