Saturday, April 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Kevin Gausman
The New York Yankees head to Oriole Park on Saturday, April 8, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The starters are Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles.
The opening line for this game has New York at +120 and Baltimore at -130. The Yankees have a 1-2-0 over/under record and a 1-2-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 1-1-0 against the run line and have a 0-2-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 1-2-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 1-1-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/02/17 SS Didi Gregorius Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (4/2)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Wade Miley Illness 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Chris Tillman Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 1-2 overall record this year. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka had a 14-4 record with an earned run average of 3.07 and a WHIP of 1.08. He had 165 strikeouts over his 199.2 innings pitched and he gave up 179 hits last season. He allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.51. The bullpen last year had an earned run average of 3.67 and they gave up 426 base hits on the year. Teams hit .221 against the bullpen while being struck out 578 times and walking 184 times last season. As a team, New York allowed 8.56 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.78 batters per nine innings. They were 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Yankees pitchers collectively gave up 1,358 base hits and 660 earned runs. They allowed 214 home runs last season and they allowed 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. New York as a pitching staff walked 444 batters and struck out 1,393. They walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit was 4.20.
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As a team New York batted .252, good for 20th in the league while putting together a .251 average away from home. The Yankees held a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315 which was good for 25th in baseball. They ranked 21st in baseball with 8.5 hits per game. Jacoby Ellsbury is coming off a 2016 season in which he hit .263 with an on-base percentage of .330. He had 145 hits last season along with 71 runs scored and 56 runs batted in. He struck out 84 times and walked 54 times. Brett Gardner hit .261 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .351. He totaled 143 hits while scoring 80 runs and he drove in 41. He walked 70 times and struck out on 106 occasions. The Yankees had 1,377 hits, including 245 doubles and 183 home runs. They stole 72 bases and were thrown out stealing 22 times. New York walked 475 times last season and they struck out 1,188 times as a unit. They left 1,098 men on base and had a team OPS of .720. They scored 4.2 runs per contest and scored a total of 680 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 2-0 overall mark this season. With an earned run average of 3.61, Kevin Gausman had a 9-12 record and a 1.28 WHIP last season. He had 174 strikeouts over the 179.2 innings he pitched during which he gave up 183 hits. He allowed 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.1. Last season the bullpen had an earned run average of 3.40 and they gave up 495 base hits on the year. Teams hit .241 against the Orioles bullpen while being struck out 506 times and walking 209 times last season. As a team, Baltimore allowed 8.85 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.84 batters per nine innings. They were 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Orioles pitchers as a team surrendered 1,408 base knocks and 671 earned runs last season. They gave up 183 home runs last year and they gave up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a staff walked 545 hitters and struck out 1,248. They gave up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they struck out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.36 while their FIP as a staff was 4.31.
As a team, they batted .256, good for 15th in the league while putting together a .259 average at home. The Orioles held a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317 which was good for 21st in baseball. They ranked 14th in baseball with 8.73 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup after batting .294 with an OBP of .343. He had 188 hits last year along with 105 runs scored and 96 RBI. He struck out 120 times and walked on 48 occasions. Adam Jones hit .265 in 2016 and he had an OBP of .310. He collected 164 hits while scoring 86 runs and driving in 83. He earned a walk 39 times and punched out 115 times. The Orioles as a unit had 1,413 base hits, including 265 doubles and 253 homers. They had 19 stolen bases and were thrown out 13 times. Baltimore as a team walked 468 times last year and they struck out 1,324 times. They had 1,065 men left on base and had an OPS of .760. They scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 744 runs last season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees +120
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