New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 9/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Tyler Glasnow
The New York Yankees visit Tropicana Field on Thursday, September 27, 2018 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Tyler Glasnow for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -170 and Tampa Bay at +145. The Yankees have a 74-76-7 over/under record and a 80-77-0 run line mark. The Rays are 90-67-0 against the run line and have a 69-82-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 74-76-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 80-77-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 69-82-6 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 90-67-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/25/18 2B Gleyber Torres Hip is questionable Wednesday vs Tampa Bay Rays
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
09/05/18 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 97-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 3.77 and a WHIP of 1.35 this season. He has 135 strikeouts over his 148 innings pitched and he's given up 149 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the bullpen and they've struck out 717 hitters and walked 210 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,270 base hits and 588 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 473 batters and struck out 1,579. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.61.
As a team New York is hitting .248, good for 15th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, 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 .329. He has 164 hits this season in 551 at bats with 87 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .525 and an OPS+ of 125. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 156 hits and he has driven in 94 men in 601 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .493. The Yankees have 1,321 hits, including 259 doubles and 255 home runs. New York has walked 608 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,363 times as a unit. They have left 1,068 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 5.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 811 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 87-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.23, Tyler Glasnow has a 2-7 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 127 strikeouts over the 106.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 82 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 684 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 722 batters and walked 277 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,187 base knocks and 571 earned runs this season. They have given up 155 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 481 hitters and struck out 1,363 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.79.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 2nd in the league. The Rays hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Matt Duffy comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .360. He has 148 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 503 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .366 with an OPS+ of 104. Joey Wendle is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 142 hits in 473 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .438. The Rays as a unit have 1,372 base hits, including 269 doubles and 145 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 521 times this year and they have struck out on 1,351 occasions. They have had 1,122 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 688 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -170
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