Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mat Latos vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Toronto Blue Jays visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Mat Latos for the Blue Jays and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
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The opening line for this matchup has Toronto at +182 and New York at -195. The Blue Jays have a 10-13-2 over/under record and a 11-14-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 16-7-0 against the run line and have a 14-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 10-13-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 11-14-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 14-9-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 16-7-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
04/30/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger left last game, "?" for next scheduled start.
04/25/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Hamstring 10-day DL (4/23)
04/18/17 P J.A. Happ Elbow 10-day DL (4/18)
04/14/17 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (4/13)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Glenn Sparkman Thumb 60-day DL (3/30)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/09/17 C Gary Sanchez Bicep 10-day DL (4/9)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (4/2)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 8-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mat Latos has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.27 and a WHIP of 1.46. He has 5 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 84 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 87 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 222 base hits and 106 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 88 batters and struck out 213. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.05.
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As a team Toronto is hitting .228, good for 26th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .350 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .301 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 31 hits this season in 103 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .505 and an OPS+ of 132. Troy Tulowitzki is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .295. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 57 at bats. His OPS+ is 88 while his slugging percentage is at .386. The Blue Jays have 198 hits, including 34 doubles and 22 home runs. Toronto has walked 78 times so far this season and they have struck out 222 times as a unit. They have left 170 men on base and have a team OPS of .645. They score 3.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 89 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 15-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.20, Masahiro Tanaka has a 3-1 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 30 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 28 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.53 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 79 batters and walked 26 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.04. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 172 base knocks and 69 earned runs this season. They have given up 23 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 65 hitters and struck out 214 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.45.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .349, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .352 with an OBP of .398. He has 32 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 91 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .549 with an OPS+ of 159. Chase Headley is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .402. He has collected 25 hits in 83 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .494. The Yankees as a unit have 210 base hits, including 33 doubles and 37 homers. New York has walked 99 times this year and they have struck out on 189 occasions. They have had 156 men left on base and have an OPS of .804. They have scored 5.57 runs per game and totaled 128 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +182
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