Friday, May 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kendall Graveman vs. Masahiro Tanaka
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the New York Yankees on Friday, May 26, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Kendall Graveman for the Athletics and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
Oakland opens at +160 while New York opens at -170. The Athletics have a 26-20-0 over/under record and a 23-23-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 28-16-0 against the run line and have a 25-19-0 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 26-20-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 23-23-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 25-19-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 28-16-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/24/17 P Jesse Hahn Tricep "?" for next scheduled start
05/24/17 1B Yonder Alonso Wrist "?" Friday vs New York Yankees
05/20/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (5/20)
05/04/17 P Sean Doolittle Shoulder 10-day DL (5/3)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (4/15)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 2B Joey Wendle Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/24/17 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Concussion 7-day DL
05/14/17 P Aroldis Chapman Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (5/13)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (5/2)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (4/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 21-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kendall Graveman has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 3.83 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 32 strikeouts over his 47 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 152 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 138 hitters and walked 57 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 380 base hits and 201 earned runs. They have allowed 44 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 148 batters and struck out 355. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
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As a team Oakland is hitting .239, good for 26th in the league. The Athletics hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Yonder Alonso is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 33 hits this season in 120 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .642 and an OPS+ of 181. Jed Lowrie is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 170 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .488. The Athletics have 364 hits, including 78 doubles and 68 home runs. Oakland has walked 151 times so far this season and they have struck out 400 times as a unit. They have left 295 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 189 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 27-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.56, Masahiro Tanaka has a 5-3 record and a 1.60 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 48 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 62 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.92 and they have given up 108 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 166 batters and walked 57 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 351 base knocks and 169 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 133 hitters and struck out 407 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .328 with an OBP of .366. He has 59 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 180 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 130. Chase Headley is hitting .232 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 36 hits in 155 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .374. The Yankees as a unit have 414 base hits, including 68 doubles and 69 homers. New York has walked 177 times this year and they have struck out on 403 occasions. They have had 334 men left on base and have an OPS of .799. They have scored 5.48 runs per game and totaled 241 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -170
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