Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 7/27/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Archer vs. CC Sabathia
The Tampa Bay Rays head to Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 27, 2017 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Chris Archer for the Rays and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
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The odds for this matchup have Tampa Bay at -105 and New York at -105. The Rays have a 56-43-2 over/under mark and a 50-51-0 run line record. The Yankees are 54-44-0 against the run line and have a 52-45-1 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 56-43-2 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 50-51-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 52-45-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 54-44-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/01/17 SS Daniel Robertson Neck 10-day DL (06/26)
06/26/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 60-day DL (05/22)
06/23/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (06/19)
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 60-day DL (06/11)
06/09/17 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hip 60-day DL (06/09)
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)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/22/17 2B Starlin Castro Hamstring 10-day DL (07/22)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/29/17 1B Tyler Austin Hamstring 10-day DL (06/29)
06/25/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (06/26)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 52-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Archer has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 3.77 and a WHIP of 1.24. He has 167 strikeouts over his 136 innings pitched and he's given up 125 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 298 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 281 hitters and walked 132 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 844 base hits and 412 earned runs. They have allowed 118 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 331 batters and struck out 809. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .253, good for 18th in the league. The Rays hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Logan Morrison is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 81 hits this season in 324 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .546 and an OPS+ of 146. Corey Dickerson is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 383 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Rays have 871 hits, including 156 doubles and 144 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 355 times so far this season and they have struck out 964 times as a unit. They have left 698 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 464 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 52-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.44, CC Sabathia has a 9-3 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 71 strikeouts over the 89 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 79 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.36 and they have given up 251 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 372 batters and walked 138 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 794 base knocks and 377 earned runs this season. They have given up 113 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 298 hitters and struck out 910 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Brett Gardner comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .348. He has 92 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 359 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .451 with an OPS+ of 108. Aaron Judge is hitting .310 this season and he has an OBP of .434. He has collected 106 hits in 342 at bats while driving in 73 runs. He has an OPS+ of 178 and a slugging percentage of .646. The Yankees as a unit have 897 base hits, including 164 doubles and 143 homers. New York has walked 383 times this year and they have struck out on 879 occasions. They have had 718 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.32 runs per game and totaled 521 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -105
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