Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 8/16/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Blake Snell vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Yankee Stadium on Thursday, August 16, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Blake Snell for the Rays and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at +175 and New York at -210. The Rays have a 51-64-4 over/under record and a 66-53-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 63-56-0 against the run line and have a 54-58-7 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 51-64-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 66-53-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 54-58-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 63-56-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
08/04/18 CF Tommy Pham Foot 10-day DL (08/03)
08/04/18 SS Daniel Robertson Thumb 10-day DL (08/04)
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)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
08/13/18 P CC Sabathia Knee 10-day DL (08/13)
07/26/18 RF Aaron Judge Wrist 10-day DL (07/26)
07/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (07/24)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 60-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Blake Snell has a 13-5 record with an earned run average of 2.18 and a WHIP of 1.03 this year. He has 143 strikeouts over his 128 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 500 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 533 hitters and walked 214 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 913 base hits and 453 earned runs. They have allowed 121 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 384 batters and struck out 1,034. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.88.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Rays hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. C.J. Cron is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .317. He has 98 hits this season in 396 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .467 and an OPS+ of 117. Mallex Smith is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 338 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Rays have 1,016 hits, including 190 doubles and 108 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 375 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,017 times as a unit. They have left 824 men on base and have a team OPS of .717. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 496 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 75-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.08, Masahiro Tanaka has a 9-3 record and a 1.10 WHIP this year. He has 111 strikeouts over the 108 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 90 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.22 and they have given up 338 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 545 batters and walked 158 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.7. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 922 base knocks and 441 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 372 hitters and struck out 1,197 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.76.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 10th in the league. The Yankees hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .348. He has 129 hits this year along with 76 RBI in 461 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .529 with an OPS+ of 132. Didi Gregorius is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 118 hits in 438 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .477. The Yankees as a unit have 1,030 base hits, including 212 doubles and 194 homers. New York has walked 445 times this year and they have struck out on 1,052 occasions. They have had 821 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.18 runs per game and totaled 617 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Yankees -210 and over 8 total runs
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