Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 6/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Blake Snell vs. Domingo German
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 14, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Blake Snell for the Rays and Domingo German for the Yankees.
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The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at +154 and New York at -164. The Rays have a 31-32-3 over/under record and a 37-29-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 36-26-0 against the run line and have a 32-28-2 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 31-32-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 37-29-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 32-28-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 36-26-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
06/12/18 SS Daniel Robertson Hamstring 10-day DL (06/11)
06/04/18 P Chris Archer Groin 10-day DL (06/03)
05/23/18 P Jake Faria Side 60-day DL (05/23)
05/21/18 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Hamstring 10-day DL (05/18)
04/17/18 CF Kevin Kiermaier Thumb 60-day DL (04/16)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
06/13/18 C Gary Sanchez Rest is not in the starting lineup Wednesday vs Washington Nationals
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)
04/20/18 P Luis Cessa Oblique 10-day DL (04/18)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 31-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Blake Snell has a 8-3 record with an earned run average of 2.30 and a WHIP of 0.98 this season. He has 89 strikeouts over his 82.1 innings pitched and he's given up 56 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 253 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 270 hitters and walked 101 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 506 base hits and 259 earned runs. They have allowed 67 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 203 batters and struck out 551. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.87.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .257, good for 7th in the league. The Rays hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Mallex Smith is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 58 hits this season in 201 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .373 and an OPS+ of 105. C.J. Cron is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .329. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 249 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .474. The Rays have 578 hits, including 98 doubles and 63 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 203 times so far this season and they have struck out 559 times as a unit. They have left 457 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 272 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 43-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.32, Domingo German has a 0-4 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 47.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 41 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.97 and they have given up 162 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 295 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.51. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 458 base knocks and 222 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 200 hitters and struck out 640 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .396. He has 62 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 229 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .563 with an OPS+ of 157. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .240 this season and he has an OBP of .318. He has collected 58 hits in 242 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Yankees as a unit have 544 base hits, including 121 doubles and 105 homers. New York has walked 247 times this year and they have struck out on 574 occasions. They have had 437 men left on base and have an OPS of .794. They have scored 5.41 runs per game and totaled 341 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays +154
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