Oakland Athletics at New York Yankees 5/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, May 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Triggs vs. Sonny Gray
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the New York Yankees on Friday, May 11, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Andrew Triggs for the Athletics and Sonny Gray for the Yankees.
Oakland opens at +148 while New York opens at -158. The Athletics have a 18-17-2 over/under record and a 15-22-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 22-14-0 against the run line and have a 21-14-1 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 18-17-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 15-22-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 21-14-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 22-14-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/09/18 P Trevor Cahill Elbow 10-day DL (05/06)
04/28/18 P Ryan Buchter Shoulder 10-day DL (04/26)
04/14/18 P Liam Hendriks Groin 10-day DL (04/14)
04/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 C Josh Phegley Hand 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Paul Blackburn Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/02/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 10-day DL (05/02)
04/21/18 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (04/21)
04/20/18 P Luis Cessa Oblique 10-day DL (04/18)
04/17/18 P Tommy Kahnle Shoulder 10-day DL (04/16)
04/07/18 3B Brandon Drury Migraine 10-day DL (04/07)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
03/29/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion 7-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 18-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Triggs has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 4.41 and a WHIP of 1.21 this year. He has 36 strikeouts over his 34.2 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He's allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 143 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .276 against the bullpen and they've struck out 112 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 336 base hits and 160 earned runs. They have allowed 47 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 91 batters and struck out 287. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
As a team Oakland is hitting .247, good for 13th in the league. The Athletics hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 49 hits this season in 145 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .579 and an OPS+ of 168. Marcus Semien is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .318. He has totaled 41 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 156 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .378. The Athletics have 313 hits, including 74 doubles and 42 home runs. Oakland has walked 120 times so far this season and they have struck out 340 times as a unit. They have left 251 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 162 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 26-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.00, Sonny Gray has a 2-2 record and a 1.76 WHIP this season. He has 30 strikeouts over the 33 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 113 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 186 batters and walked 47 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.46. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 273 base knocks and 126 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 109 hitters and struck out 379 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.25.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .429. He has 41 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 133 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .579 with an OPS+ of 168. Didi Gregorius is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .382. He has collected 37 hits in 127 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 163 and a slugging percentage of .622. The Yankees as a unit have 308 base hits, including 80 doubles and 51 homers. New York has walked 155 times this year and they have struck out on 337 occasions. They have had 245 men left on base and have an OPS of .788. They have scored 5.81 runs per game and totaled 209 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -158
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