Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Marcus Stroman vs. CC Sabathia
The Toronto Blue Jays visit Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
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The opening line for this matchup has Toronto at +100 and New York at -110. The Blue Jays have a 11-13-2 over/under record and a 12-14-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 16-8-0 against the run line and have a 15-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 11-13-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 12-14-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 15-9-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 16-8-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/01/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (5/1)
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
05/01/17 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Elbow left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
04/09/17 C Gary Sanchez Bicep 10-day DL (04/09)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 9-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 2.97 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 28 strikeouts over his 36.1 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 84 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 89 hitters and walked 39 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 229 base hits and 107 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 89 batters and struck out 220. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 3.94.
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As a team Toronto is hitting .233, good for 24th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .361 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 32 hits this season in 107 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .495 and an OPS+ of 131. 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 89 while his slugging percentage is at .386. The Blue Jays have 210 hits, including 35 doubles and 25 home runs. Toronto has walked 81 times so far this season and they have struck out 226 times as a unit. They have left 176 men on base and have a team OPS of .659. They score 3.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 96 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 15-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.34, CC Sabathia has a 2-1 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 29 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 28 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.66 and they have given up 55 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 80 batters and walked 27 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.51. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 184 base knocks and 83 earned runs this season. They have given up 26 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 68 hitters and struck out 218 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.60.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .358 with an OBP of .402. He has 34 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 95 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .547 with an OPS+ of 160. 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 217 base hits, including 33 doubles and 37 homers. New York has walked 100 times this year and they have struck out on 196 occasions. They have had 180 men left on base and have an OPS of .789. They have scored 5.38 runs per game and totaled 129 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +100
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