New York Yankees at Texas Rangers 9/10/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Montgomery vs. A.J. Griffin
The New York Yankees head to Globe Life Park on Sunday, September 10, 2017 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Jordan Montgomery for the Yankees and A.J. Griffin for the Rangers.
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The odds for this matchup have New York at -134 and Texas at +124. The Yankees have a 73-64-3 over/under mark and a 74-66-0 run line record. The Rangers are 79-61-0 against the run line and have a 64-70-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 73-64-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 74-66-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 64-70-6 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 79-61-0 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 Texas Rangers Injuries
09/01/17 3B Adrian Beltre Hamstring 10-day DL (09/01)
08/21/17 P Matt Bush Knee 10-day DL (08/21)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 75-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 4.14 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 127 strikeouts over his 134.2 innings pitched and he's given up 125 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.46 and they have given up 362 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the bullpen and they've struck out 557 hitters and walked 193 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,092 base hits and 520 earned runs. They have allowed 169 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 432 batters and struck out 1,321. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.93.
As a team New York is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Brett Gardner is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 133 hits this season in 516 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .426 and an OPS+ of 102. Aaron Judge is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .412. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 87 men in 474 at bats. His OPS+ is 155 while his slugging percentage is at .574. The Yankees have 1,255 hits, including 223 doubles and 202 home runs. New York has walked 531 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,220 times as a unit. They have left 1,026 men on base and have a team OPS of .778. They score 5.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 726 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 71-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.09, A.J. Griffin has a 6-5 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 69 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 64 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 446 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 406 batters and walked 195 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,225 base knocks and 614 earned runs this season. They have given up 178 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 481 hitters and struck out 960 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.76.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 22nd in the league. The Rangers hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Elvis Andrus comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .345. He has 170 hits this year along with 80 RBI in 559 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .494 with an OPS+ of 115. Nomar Mazara is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .334. He has collected 124 hits in 478 at bats while driving in 90 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .439. The Rangers as a unit have 1,159 base hits, including 221 doubles and 218 homers. Texas has walked 486 times this year and they have struck out on 1,255 occasions. They have had 880 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 5.16 runs per game and totaled 717 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -134
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