Atlanta Braves at New York Yankees 7/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Newcomb vs. Domingo German
The Atlanta Braves visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Sean Newcomb for the Braves and Domingo German for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +157 and New York at -167. The Braves have a 41-37-4 over/under record and a 44-38-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 45-36-0 against the run line and have a 37-42-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 41-37-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 44-38-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 37-42-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 45-36-0 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 48-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Newcomb has a 8-2 record with an earned run average of 2.71 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 90 strikeouts over his 93 innings pitched and he's given up 70 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 294 hitters and walked 142 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 3.7. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 636 base hits and 307 earned runs. They have allowed 79 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 320 batters and struck out 732. 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 .261, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Nick Markakis is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 104 hits this season in 322 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .488 and an OPS+ of 139. Freddie Freeman is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .407. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 317 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .546. The Braves have 753 hits, including 173 doubles and 92 home runs. Atlanta has walked 271 times so far this season and they have struck out 639 times as a unit. They have left 586 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 5.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 413 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 54-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.32, Domingo German has a 2-4 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 75 strikeouts over the 64.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 57 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.77 and they have given up 202 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .195 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 378 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 3.4. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 599 base knocks and 277 earned runs this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 249 hitters and struck out 827 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 3.45.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .396. He has 82 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 294 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .565 with an OPS+ of 157. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 83 hits in 312 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .506. The Yankees as a unit have 693 base hits, including 151 doubles and 137 homers. New York has walked 304 times this year and they have struck out on 726 occasions. They have had 555 men left on base and have an OPS of .789. They have scored 5.15 runs per game and totaled 417 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves +157
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