Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 7/30/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob Faria vs. Jordan Montgomery
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 30, 2017 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Jacob Faria for the Rays and Jordan Montgomery for the Yankees.
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The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at +139 and New York at -149. The Rays have a 57-45-2 over/under record and a 52-52-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 56-45-0 against the run line and have a 54-46-1 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 57-45-2 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 52-52-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 54-46-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 56-45-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/26/17 P Jake Odorizzi Back 10-day DL (07/25)
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 53-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob Faria has a 5-1 record with an earned run average of 2.67 and a WHIP of 1.10. He has 50 strikeouts over his 57.1 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 308 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 289 hitters and walked 134 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 4.11. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 869 base hits and 425 earned runs. They have allowed 124 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 338 batters and struck out 840. 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 4.28.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .252, good for 18th in the league. The Rays hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Corey Dickerson is hitting .301 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 119 hits this season in 395 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .529 and an OPS+ of 135. Logan Morrison is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 82 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 333 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .535. The Rays have 892 hits, including 160 doubles and 149 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 359 times so far this season and they have struck out 1003 times as a unit. They have left 710 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 475 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 55-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.92, Jordan Montgomery has a 7-5 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 99 strikeouts over the 108 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 99 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.37 and they have given up 258 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 386 batters and walked 139 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 811 base knocks and 386 earned runs this season. They have given up 117 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 302 hitters and struck out 950 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.85.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .430. He has 108 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 351 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .644 with an OPS+ of 177. Brett Gardner is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 97 hits in 370 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .473. The Yankees as a unit have 928 base hits, including 166 doubles and 150 homers. New York has walked 391 times this year and they have struck out on 905 occasions. They have had 737 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.37 runs per game and totaled 542 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rays +139
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