Sunday, May 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Triggs vs. Michael Pineda
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the New York Yankees on Sunday, May 28, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Andrew Triggs for the Athletics and Michael Pineda for the Yankees.
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Oakland opens at +120 while New York opens at -130. The Athletics have a 26-21-0 over/under record and a 24-23-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 28-17-0 against the run line and have a 25-20-0 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 26-21-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 24-23-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 25-20-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 28-17-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/27/17 P Jesse Hahn Tricep 10-day DL
05/26/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL Saturday vs. New York Yankees
05/26/17 1B Yonder Alonso Wrist is not expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday 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 (5/25)
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 22-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Triggs has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 2.77 and a WHIP of 1.14. He has 42 strikeouts over his 52 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 153 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 140 hitters and walked 59 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 4.39. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 385 base hits and 202 earned runs. They have allowed 44 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 151 batters and struck out 365. 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 3.89.
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As a team Oakland is hitting .239, good for 24th in the league. The Athletics hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 54 hits this season in 174 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 145. Yonder Alonso is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 33 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 120 at bats. His OPS+ is 181 while his slugging percentage is at .642. The Athletics have 373 hits, including 80 doubles and 69 home runs. Oakland has walked 152 times so far this season and they have struck out 413 times as a unit. They have left 301 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 193 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 27-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.35, Michael Pineda has a 5-2 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 61 strikeouts over the 53.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 47 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.08 and they have given up 112 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 166 batters and walked 58 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 360 base knocks and 173 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 134 hitters and struck out 420 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.71.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .322 with an OBP of .428. He has 49 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 152 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .678 with an OPS+ of 191. Starlin Castro is hitting .326 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 60 hits in 184 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .495. The Yankees as a unit have 419 base hits, including 69 doubles and 69 homers. New York has walked 180 times this year and they have struck out on 413 occasions. They have had 340 men left on base and have an OPS of .792. They have scored 5.38 runs per game and totaled 242 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -130
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