Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees 9/30/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Marcus Stroman vs. Jaime Garcia
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays and Jaime Garcia for the Yankees.
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Toronto opens at +192 while New York opens at -215. The Blue Jays have a 72-80-7 over/under record and a 74-85-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 87-72-0 against the run line and have a 83-73-3 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 72-80-7 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 74-85-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 83-73-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 87-72-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
9/28/2017 Glenn Sparkman RP Undisclosed Out for the season
9/26/2017 Brett Anderson SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Oct 1
9/26/2017 Steve Pearce LF Back Out for the season
9/25/2017 Cesar Valdez RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 29
9/10/2017 Aaron Sanchez SP Finger Out for the season
9/1/2017 Taylor Cole RP Toe Out for the season
9/1/2017 Lucas Harrell RP Undisclosed Out for the season
9/1/2017 Bradley Jones 3B Undisclosed Out for the season
9/1/2017 Justin Maese SP Shoulder Out for the season
9/1/2017 Max Pentecost C Undisclosed Out for the season
9/1/2017 Dalton Pompey CF Knee Out for the season
9/1/2017 Jose Tabata LF Undisclosed Out for the season
8/30/2017 Devon Travis 2B Knee Out for the season
8/11/2017 Darrell Ceciliani CF Shoulder Out for the season
8/9/2017 Troy Tulowitzki SS Ankle Out for the season
4/25/2017 Bo Schultz RP Elbow Out for the season
Key New York Yankees Injuries
9/27/2017 Caleb Smith RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Sep 29
9/18/2017 Clarke Schmidt SP Elbow Out for the season
9/13/2017 Domingo Acevedo SP Undisclosed Out for the season
9/1/2017 Luis Cessa RP Ribs Out for the season
9/1/2017 Ty Hensley RP Elbow Out for the season
8/22/2017 Kellin Deglan C Shoulder Out for the season
8/1/2017 James Kaprielian SP Elbow Out for the season
7/17/2017 Michael Pineda SP Elbow Out for the season
6/19/2017 Gleyber Torres SS Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 75-84 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman has a 13-8 record with an earned run average of 3.06 and a WHIP of 1.30. He has 162 strikeouts over his 197 innings pitched and he's given up 195 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 534 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 619 hitters and walked 207 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 1,440 base hits and 713 earned runs. They have allowed 201 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 542 batters and struck out 1,347. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
As a team Toronto is hitting .242, good for 28th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Justin Smoak is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 150 hits this season in 552 at bats with 90 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .534 and an OPS+ of 130. Kevin Pillar is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .300. He has totaled 150 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 587 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .404. The Blue Jays have 1,308 hits, including 267 doubles and 222 home runs. Toronto has walked 536 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,291 times as a unit. They have left 1,053 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 690 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 89-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.41, Jaime Garcia has a 5-10 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 129 strikeouts over the 157 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 157 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.37 and they have given up 399 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 641 batters and walked 220 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,236 base knocks and 596 earned runs this season. They have given up 192 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 498 hitters and struck out 1,524 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.93.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Yankees hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Brett Gardner comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .351. He has 157 hits this year along with 63 RBI in 591 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .430 with an OPS+ of 103. Aaron Judge is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .421. He has collected 152 hits in 536 at bats while driving in 112 runs. He has an OPS+ of 169 and a slugging percentage of .625. The Yankees as a unit have 1,443 base hits, including 264 doubles and 239 homers. New York has walked 609 times this year and they have struck out on 1,361 occasions. They have had 1,169 men left on base and have an OPS of .788. They have scored 5.35 runs per game and totaled 851 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -215
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