Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ vs. CC Sabathia
The Toronto Blue Jays head to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are J.A. Happ for the Blue Jays and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
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The odds for this matchup have Toronto at +113 and New York at -123. The Blue Jays have a 37-40-4 over/under mark and a 33-48-0 run line record. The Yankees are 44-36-0 against the run line and have a 47-33-0 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 37-40-4 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 33-48-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 47-33-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 44-36-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/01/17 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day DL (06/06)
06/19/17 P Joe Smith Shoulder 10-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 3B Chris Coghlan Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
06/06/17 P J.P. Howell Shoulder 10-day DL (06/05)
05/24/17 LF Anthony Alford Wrist 10-day DL (05/24)
05/20/17 CF Darrell Ceciliani Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/20/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (05/20)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (03/30)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/29/17 1B Tyler Austin Hamstring 10-day DL (06/29)
06/28/17 DH Matt Holliday Illness 10-day DL (06/25)
06/27/17 2B Starlin Castro Hamstring 10-day DL (06/27)
06/25/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (06/26)
06/16/17 P Adam Warren Shoulder 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/17 P CC Sabathia Hamstring 10-day DL (06/14)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 37-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 3.71 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 51 strikeouts over his 51 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 248 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 319 hitters and walked 107 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 715 base hits and 357 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 268 batters and struck out 717. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
As a team Toronto is hitting .243, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Justin Smoak is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 82 hits this season in 271 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .594 and an OPS+ of 149. Kevin Pillar is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .301. He has totaled 79 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 317 at bats. His OPS+ is 84 while his slugging percentage is at .404. The Blue Jays have 662 hits, including 125 doubles and 107 home runs. Toronto has walked 258 times so far this season and they have struck out 633 times as a unit. They have left 530 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 335 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 43-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.46, CC Sabathia has a 7-2 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 75.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 70 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 202 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 288 batters and walked 111 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 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 3.93. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 646 base knocks and 312 earned runs this season. They have given up 97 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 240 hitters and struck out 744 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .269, good for 4th in the league. The Yankees hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .347, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Brett Gardner comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .337. He has 77 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 296 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .466 with an OPS+ of 109. Aaron Judge is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .448. He has collected 91 hits in 278 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 193 and a slugging percentage of .687. The Yankees as a unit have 753 base hits, including 131 doubles and 125 homers. New York has walked 321 times this year and they have struck out on 712 occasions. They have had 589 men left on base and have an OPS of .804. They have scored 5.65 runs per game and totaled 452 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -123
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