Houston Astros at New York Yankees 5/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Charlie Morton vs. CC Sabathia
The Houston Astros visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Charlie Morton for the Astros and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Houston at -135 and New York at +125. The Astros have a 20-31-3 over/under record and a 30-24-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 27-22-0 against the run line and have a 29-19-1 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 20-31-3 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 30-24-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 29-19-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 27-22-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
05/23/18 RF Josh Reddick Infection 10-day DL (05/23)
05/21/18 LF Derek Fisher Intestinal 10-day DL (05/20)
03/30/18 P Brady Rodgers Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jandel Gustave Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/28/18 RF Giancarlo Stanton Rest is not in the starting lineup Monday vs Houston Astros
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/02/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 10-day DL (05/02)
04/21/18 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (04/21)
04/20/18 P Luis Cessa Oblique 10-day DL (04/18)
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 Astros have a 34-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Charlie Morton has a 7-0 record with an earned run average of 2.04 and a WHIP of 0.97 this season. He has 75 strikeouts over his 61.2 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He's allowed 5.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.96 and they have given up 119 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 157 hitters and walked 36 batters. As a team, Houston allows 6.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.3 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.61. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 352 base hits and 141 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 134 batters and struck out 555. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.00 and their FIP as a unit is 2.97.
As a team Houston is hitting .259, good for 4th in the league. The Astros hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. George Springer is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 63 hits this season in 214 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .509 and an OPS+ of 143. Jose Altuve is hitting .330 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 73 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 221 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .457. The Astros have 477 hits, including 107 doubles and 61 home runs. Houston has walked 184 times so far this season and they have struck out 451 times as a unit. They have left 368 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 270 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 33-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.55, CC Sabathia has a 2-1 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 45.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 42 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 141 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 243 batters and walked 73 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 377 base knocks and 193 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 170 hitters and struck out 499 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .425. He has 53 hits this year along with 39 RBI in 183 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .579 with an OPS+ of 169. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .246 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 48 hits in 195 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .477. The Yankees as a unit have 435 base hits, including 99 doubles and 83 homers. New York has walked 211 times this year and they have struck out on 444 occasions. They have had 353 men left on base and have an OPS of .806. They have scored 5.74 runs per game and totaled 287 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees +125
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