Atlanta Braves at New York Yankees 7/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Anibal Sanchez vs. Domingo German
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees on Monday, July 2, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Anibal Sanchez for the Braves and Domingo German for the Yankees.
Atlanta opens at +172 while New York opens at -182. The Braves have a 40-37-4 over/under record and a 44-37-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 44-36-0 against the run line and have a 36-42-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 40-37-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 44-37-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 36-42-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 44-36-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/24/18 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 10-day DL (06/21)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 60-day DL (06/20)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
06/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (06/24)
06/21/18 P AJ Cole Neck 10-day DL (06/20)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
06/09/18 P Masahiro Tanaka Hamstring 10-day DL (06/09)
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 47-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 2.68 and a WHIP of 1.09 this year. He has 44 strikeouts over his 47 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He's allowed 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 250 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 292 hitters and walked 141 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 629 base hits and 302 earned runs. They have allowed 78 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 316 batters and struck out 721. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 3.90.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .262, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .408. He has 99 hits this season in 313 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .540 and an OPS+ of 158. Nick Markakis is hitting .326 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .391. He has totaled 104 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 319 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .492. The Braves have 747 hits, including 171 doubles and 91 home runs. Atlanta has walked 268 times so far this season and they have struck out 635 times as a unit. They have left 582 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 5.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 407 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 53-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.32, Domingo German has a 2-4 record and a 1.21 WHIP this season. He has 75 strikeouts over the 64.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 57 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.76 and they have given up 200 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .195 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 375 batters and walked 108 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.43. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 595 base knocks and 276 earned runs this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 246 hitters and struck out 818 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.46.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 12th in the league. The Yankees hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .338. He has 81 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 308 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .503 with an OPS+ of 125. Aaron Judge is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .390. He has collected 79 hits in 290 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .552. The Yankees as a unit have 677 base hits, including 149 doubles and 131 homers. New York has walked 301 times this year and they have struck out on 723 occasions. They have had 548 men left on base and have an OPS of .781. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 406 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -182
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