New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays 7/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Domingo German vs. Ryan Borucki
The New York Yankees visit Rogers Centre on Sunday, July 8, 2018 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Domingo German for the Yankees and Ryan Borucki for the Blue Jays.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -149 and Toronto at +139. The Yankees have a 38-45-2 over/under record and a 47-38-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 42-45-0 against the run line and have a 41-40-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 38-45-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 47-38-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 41-40-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 42-45-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/04/18 2B Gleyber Torres Hip 10-day DL (07/04)
06/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (06/24)
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 Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/03/18 P Marco Estrada Hip left last game, is "?" for next scheduled start
07/01/18 P Ryan Tepera Elbow 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (06/23)
06/23/18 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/22/18 P Danny Barnes Knee 10-day DL (06/22)
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (05/29)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 56-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Domingo German has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 5.37 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 81 strikeouts over his 68.2 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.70 and they have given up 220 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the bullpen and they've struck out 396 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 639 base hits and 294 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 259 batters and struck out 863. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.51.
As a team New York is hitting .249, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 87 hits this season in 329 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .511 and an OPS+ of 126. Aaron Judge is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .394. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 311 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .566. The Yankees have 723 hits, including 157 doubles and 145 home runs. New York has walked 328 times so far this season and they have struck out 770 times as a unit. They have left 588 men on base and have a team OPS of .789. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 436 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 41-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.77, Ryan Borucki has a 0-1 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 13 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 307 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 311 batters and walked 115 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 774 base knocks and 392 earned runs this season. They have given up 112 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 296 hitters and struck out 726 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 24th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .280. He has 79 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 322 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .401 with an OPS+ of 85. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .314. He has collected 85 hits in 332 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Blue Jays as a unit have 696 base hits, including 168 doubles and 113 homers. Toronto has walked 290 times this year and they have struck out on 743 occasions. They have had 562 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 385 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +139
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