New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 9/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Jalen Beeks
The New York Yankees head to Tropicana Field on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees and Jalen Beeks for the Rays.
The odds for this matchup have New York at -175 and Tampa Bay at +150. The Yankees have a 73-75-7 over/under mark and a 78-77-0 run line record. The Rays are 90-65-0 against the run line and have a 68-81-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 73-75-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 78-77-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 68-81-6 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 90-65-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/24/18 SS Didi Gregorius Wrist is out indefinitely
09/19/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion 60-day DL (09/19)
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 Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
09/24/18 CF Kevin Kiermaier Shoulder injured last game, is "?" Monday vs New York Yankees
09/05/18 SS Daniel Robertson Thumb 60-day DL (08/04)
08/31/18 C Michael Perez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/29)
07/11/18 P Jose Alvarado Personal is out indefinitely
07/04/18 P Vidal Nuno Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
06/30/18 P Wilmer Font Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 95-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 12-5 record with an earned run average of 3.67 and a WHIP of 1.11 this year. He has 155 strikeouts over his 152 innings pitched and he's given up 135 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 468 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 697 hitters and walked 206 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,263 base hits and 585 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 464 batters and struck out 1,551. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.64.
As a team New York is hitting .248, good for 15th in the league. The Yankees hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Miguel Andujar is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 162 hits this season in 543 at bats with 85 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 125. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 154 hits and he has driven in 93 men in 593 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .492. The Yankees have 1,303 hits, including 253 doubles and 251 home runs. New York has walked 599 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,348 times as a unit. They have left 1,054 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 798 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 87-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.36, Jalen Beeks has a 5-1 record and a 1.49 WHIP this season. He has 40 strikeouts over the 47 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 48 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 672 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 712 batters and walked 269 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,169 base knocks and 558 earned runs this season. They have given up 151 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 472 hitters and struck out 1,348 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.75.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 2nd in the league. The Rays hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Matt Duffy comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .359. He has 148 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 501 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .367 with an OPS+ of 104. Joey Wendle is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 140 hits in 465 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .439. The Rays as a unit have 1,365 base hits, including 264 doubles and 145 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 512 times this year and they have struck out on 1,323 occasions. They have had 1,108 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 685 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -175
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