New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 6/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Domingo German vs. Blake Snell
The New York Yankees head to Tropicana Field on Sunday, June 24, 2018 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are Domingo German for the Yankees and Blake Snell for the Rays.
The odds for this matchup have New York at -127 and Tampa Bay at +117. The Yankees have a 34-37-2 over/under mark and a 41-32-0 run line record. The Rays are 43-32-0 against the run line and have a 32-40-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 34-37-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 41-32-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 32-40-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 43-32-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
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)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
06/04/18 P Chris Archer Groin 10-day DL (06/03)
05/23/18 P Jake Faria Side 60-day DL (05/23)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 50-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Domingo German has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 4.77 and a WHIP of 1.14 this year. He has 72 strikeouts over his 60.1 innings pitched and he's given up 48 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.79 and they have given up 181 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .196 against the bullpen and they've struck out 335 hitters and walked 97 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 536 base hits and 248 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 227 batters and struck out 745. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.15 and their FIP as a unit is 3.48.
As a team New York is hitting .252, good for 10th in the league. The Yankees hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 70 hits this season in 281 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .491 and an OPS+ of 118. Aaron Judge is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .399. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 266 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .564. The Yankees have 629 hits, including 139 doubles and 122 home runs. New York has walked 280 times so far this season and they have struck out 664 times as a unit. They have left 508 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.23 runs per contest and have scored a total of 382 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 35-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.48, Blake Snell has a 9-4 record and a 1.06 WHIP this season. He has 103 strikeouts over the 94.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 64 hits. He allows 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 288 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 306 batters and walked 116 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 572 base knocks and 285 earned runs this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 235 hitters and struck out 619 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 11th in the league. The Rays hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. C.J. Cron comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .312. He has 64 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 273 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 110. Mallex Smith is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 62 hits in 225 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .360. The Rays as a unit have 635 base hits, including 109 doubles and 67 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 234 times this year and they have struck out on 653 occasions. They have had 520 men left on base and have an OPS of .706. They have scored 3.85 runs per game and totaled 289 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -127
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