New York Yankees at Oakland Athletics 9/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Trevor Cahill
The New York Yankees visit Oakland Coliseum on Monday, September 3, 2018 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Trevor Cahill for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +108 and Oakland at -118. The Yankees have a 62-67-7 over/under record and a 71-65-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 71-66-0 against the run line and have a 62-66-9 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 62-67-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 71-65-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 62-66-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 71-66-0 against the run line
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)
07/07/18 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)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
08/29/18 P Brett Anderson Forearm 10-day DL (08/29)
08/26/18 P Sean Manaea Shoulder 10-day DL (08/26)
08/06/18 LF Jake Smolinski Blood Clot 60-day DL (08/05)
07/25/18 P Kendall Graveman Elbow is out for season
07/14/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 60-day DL (05/18)
07/08/18 P Paul Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (07/07)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 60-day DL (06/04)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 86-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 3.36 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 120 strikeouts over his 131.1 innings pitched and he's given up 122 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 391 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the bullpen and they've struck out 613 hitters and walked 181 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,076 base hits and 504 earned runs. They have allowed 153 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 415 batters and struck out 1,367. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.69.
As a team New York is hitting .252, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 144 hits this season in 523 at bats with 84 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .522 and an OPS+ of 131. Miguel Andujar is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .329. He has totaled 143 hits and he has driven in 75 men in 478 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .529. The Yankees have 1,166 hits, including 229 doubles and 221 home runs. New York has walked 506 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,178 times as a unit. They have left 927 men on base and have a team OPS of .783. They score 5.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 701 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 81-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Trevor Cahill has a 5-3 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 89 strikeouts over the 95 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 78 hits. He's allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.29 and they have given up 422 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 507 batters and walked 188 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,114 base knocks and 518 earned runs this season. They have given up 156 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 394 hitters and struck out 1,041 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 14th in the league. The Athletics hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .322. He has 141 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 540 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .385 with an OPS+ of 98. Jed Lowrie is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 139 hits in 505 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .473. The Athletics as a unit have 1,175 base hits, including 275 doubles and 186 homers. Oakland has walked 443 times this year and they have struck out on 1,141 occasions. They have had 923 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 646 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics -118
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