New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 9/12/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Sonny Gray vs. Blake Snell
The New York Yankees visit Tropicana Field on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Sonny Gray for the Yankees and Blake Snell for the Rays.
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The opening line for this matchup has New York at -130 and Tampa Bay at +120. The Yankees have a 74-65-3 over/under record and a 76-66-0 run line mark. The Rays are 69-75-0 against the run line and have a 72-69-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 74-65-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 76-66-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 72-69-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 69-75-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/06/17 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (09/06)
09/03/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (09/03)
08/18/17 1B Garrett Cooper Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Back 60-day DL (08/15)
08/10/17 CF Clint Frazier Oblique 10-day DL (08/09)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
09/10/17 RF Steven Souza Jr. Knee "?" Monday vs. New York Yankees
08/21/17 P Jacob Faria Abdominal 10-day DL (08/17)
06/26/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 60-day DL (05/22)
06/23/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (06/19)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/01/17 P Kevin Gadea Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
06/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 60-day DL (04/02)
06/01/17 P Shawn Tolleson Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 77-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray has a 9-9 record with an earned run average of 3.22 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has 134 strikeouts over his 139.2 innings pitched and he's given up 118 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 369 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the bullpen and they've struck out 570 hitters and walked 196 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,118 base hits and 539 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 445 batters and struck out 1,358. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team New York is hitting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Brett Gardner is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 137 hits this season in 530 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .426 and an OPS+ of 102. Aaron Judge is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .411. He has totaled 134 hits and he has driven in 90 men in 484 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .583. The Yankees have 1,290 hits, including 229 doubles and 207 home runs. New York has walked 537 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,236 times as a unit. They have left 1,048 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 5.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 750 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 71-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.36, Blake Snell has a 3-6 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 95 strikeouts over the 109.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 103 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 415 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 429 batters and walked 178 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,182 base knocks and 579 earned runs this season. They have given up 176 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 449 hitters and struck out 1,178 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 27th in the league. The Rays hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Logan Morrison comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .355. He has 115 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 463 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .529 with an OPS+ of 136. Corey Dickerson is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 151 hits in 539 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .499. The Rays as a unit have 1,196 base hits, including 208 doubles and 204 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 488 times this year and they have struck out on 1,374 occasions. They have had 995 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.31 runs per game and totaled 620 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rays +120
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