Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees 8/31/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 31, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Luis Severino
The Detroit Tigers head to Yankee Stadium on Friday, August 31, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers and Luis Severino for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +315 and New York at -360. The Tigers have a 55-72-6 over/under mark and a 65-68-0 run line record. The Yankees are 70-63-0 against the run line and have a 60-66-7 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 55-72-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 65-68-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 60-66-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 70-63-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
08/30/18 SS Jose Iglesias Abdominal left last game, is doubtful Thursday vs New York Yankees
08/18/18 P Blaine Hardy Elbow 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/18 P Artie Lewicki Elbow 10-day DL (08/14)
08/09/18 1B John Hicks Groin 10-day DL (08/07)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
08/22/18 P Aroldis Chapman Knee 10-day DL (08/22)
08/19/18 SS Didi Gregorius Heel 10-day DL (08/20)
07/26/18 RF Aaron Judge Wrist 10-day DL (07/26)
07/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (07/24)
07/07/18 P Jonathan Loaisiga Shoulder 10-day DL (07/07)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 53-80 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 4.38 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 88 strikeouts over his 100.2 innings pitched and he's given up 111 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 467 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 416 hitters and walked 182 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,173 base hits and 592 earned runs. They have allowed 172 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 403 batters and struck out 983. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
As a team Detroit is hitting .240, good for 24th in the league. The Tigers hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Nick Castellanos is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 148 hits this season in 511 at bats with 73 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .487 and an OPS+ of 123. Jose Iglesias is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .310. He has totaled 116 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 432 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .389. The Tigers have 1,081 hits, including 243 doubles and 106 home runs. Detroit has walked 343 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,074 times as a unit. They have left 873 men on base and have a team OPS of .675. They score 3.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 505 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 84-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.27, Luis Severino has a 17-6 record and a 1.14 WHIP this season. He has 189 strikeouts over the 165 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 147 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.11 and they have given up 380 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 598 batters and walked 178 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,051 base knocks and 491 earned runs this season. They have given up 147 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 412 hitters and struck out 1,341 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.67.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Yankees hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Miguel Andujar comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .331. He has 141 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 470 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .528 with an OPS+ of 126. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 142 hits in 516 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .517. The Yankees as a unit have 1,147 base hits, including 227 doubles and 215 homers. New York has walked 499 times this year and they have struck out on 1,161 occasions. They have had 918 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.17 runs per game and totaled 687 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +315
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