New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays 9/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Garcia vs. Marcus Stroman
The New York Yankees visit Rogers Centre on Sunday, September 24, 2017 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Jaime Garcia for the Yankees and Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays.
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The opening line for this matchup has New York at -155 and Toronto at +145. The Yankees have a 80-70-3 over/under record and a 83-70-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 71-83-0 against the run line and have a 68-79-7 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 80-70-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 83-70-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 68-79-7 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 71-83-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/23/17 LF Brett Gardner Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
09/17/17 P Caleb Smith Infection 10-day DL (09/17)
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)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
08/09/17 P Cesar Valdez Shoulder 60-day DL (08/08)
08/09/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Ankle 60-day DL (07/29)
07/22/17 P Aaron Sanchez Blister 10-day DL (07/22)
07/01/17 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day DL (06/06)
06/16/17 3B Chris Coghlan Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
05/24/17 LF Anthony Alford Wrist 10-day DL (05/24)
05/20/17 CF Darrell Ceciliani Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 85-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia has a 5-9 record with an earned run average of 4.19 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 125 strikeouts over his 154.2 innings pitched and he's given up 153 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 387 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the bullpen and they've struck out 613 hitters and walked 212 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 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 1,195 base hits and 572 earned runs. They have allowed 184 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 476 batters and struck out 1,471. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.90.
As a team New York is hitting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .416. He has 144 hits this season in 515 at bats with 102 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .600 and an OPS+ of 162. Brett Gardner is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 152 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 569 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .427. The Yankees have 1,385 hits, including 249 doubles and 223 home runs. New York has walked 581 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,320 times as a unit. They have left 1,129 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 812 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 72-82 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.01, Marcus Stroman has a 12-8 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 160 strikeouts over the 191.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 190 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 517 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 596 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,396 base knocks and 686 earned runs this season. They have given up 192 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 529 hitters and struck out 1,305 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 29th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .303. He has 146 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 567 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .409 with an OPS+ of 84. Justin Smoak is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 146 hits in 535 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .540. The Blue Jays as a unit have 1,259 base hits, including 256 doubles and 210 homers. Toronto has walked 520 times this year and they have struck out on 1,245 occasions. They have had 1,024 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.27 runs per game and totaled 658 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -155
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