New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 7/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Cessa vs. Nathan Eovaldi
The New York Yankees head to Tropicana Field on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are Luis Cessa for the Yankees and Nathan Eovaldi for the Rays.
The odds for this matchup have New York at -145 and Tampa Bay at +135. The Yankees have a 46-48-4 over/under mark and a 52-46-0 run line record. The Rays are 59-41-0 against the run line and have a 43-53-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 46-48-4 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 52-46-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 43-53-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 59-41-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/07/18 P Jonathan Loaisiga Shoulder 10-day DL (07/07)
07/04/18 2B Gleyber Torres Hip 10-day DL (07/05)
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)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/24/18 P Blake Snell Shoulder 10-day DL (07/20)
07/23/18 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique is "?" Tuesday vs New York Yankees
07/23/18 CF Kevin Kiermaier Foot is "?" Tuesday vs New York Yankees
07/19/18 C Wilson Ramos Hamstring 10-day DL (07/15)
07/11/18 P Jose Alvarado Personal is out indefinitely
07/08/18 P Chaz Roe Knee 10-day DL (07/08)
07/04/18 P Vidal Nuno Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
06/30/18 P Wilmer Font Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/26/18 P Jonny Venters Rest 10-day DL (06/25)
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
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 63-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Cessa has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 13 strikeouts over his 15 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.75 and they have given up 252 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .196 against the bullpen and they've struck out 448 hitters and walked 127 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.56. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 742 base hits and 350 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 302 batters and struck out 977. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.68.
As a team New York is hitting .254, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 109 hits this season in 382 at bats with 59 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .521 and an OPS+ of 134. Aaron Judge is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .398. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 363 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .554. The Yankees have 856 hits, including 187 doubles and 162 home runs. New York has walked 375 times so far this season and they have struck out 887 times as a unit. They have left 686 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 511 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 51-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.26, Nathan Eovaldi has a 3-4 record and a 0.98 WHIP this season. He has 53 strikeouts over the 57 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 48 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 395 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 426 batters and walked 173 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.7. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 761 base knocks and 370 earned runs this season. They have given up 95 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 324 hitters and struck out 858 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.82.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 9th in the league. The Rays hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. C.J. Cron comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .328. He has 87 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 343 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .472 with an OPS+ of 123. Mallex Smith is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 81 hits in 282 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .404. The Rays as a unit have 875 base hits, including 163 doubles and 93 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 314 times this year and they have struck out on 881 occasions. They have had 709 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 421 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -145
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