Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees 4/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Garcia vs. Luis Severino
The Toronto Blue Jays head to Yankee Stadium on Sunday, April 22, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Jaime Garcia for the Blue Jays and Luis Severino for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Toronto at +216 and New York at -235. The Blue Jays have a 9-9-1 over/under mark and a 12-7-0 run line record. The Yankees are 8-10-0 against the run line and have a 12-5-1 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 9-9-1 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 12-7-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 12-5-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 8-10-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
04/21/18 RF Curtis Granderson Rest is not in the starting lineup Saturday vs New York Yankees
04/21/18 2B Devon Travis Rest is not in the starting lineup Saturday vs New York Yankees
04/21/18 1B Justin Smoak Rest is not in the starting lineup Saturday vs New York Yankees
04/21/18 C Russell Martin Rest is not in the starting lineup Saturday vs New York Yankees
04/13/18 3B Josh Donaldson Shoulder 10-day DL (04/13)
03/29/18 CF Anthony Alford Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 CF Dalton Pompey Wrist 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/21/18 C Gary Sanchez Rest is not in the starting lineup Saturday vs Toronto Blue Jays
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)
03/26/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 13-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.35 this year. He has 17 strikeouts over his 16.1 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.15 and they have given up 57 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 63 hitters and walked 14 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 165 base hits and 73 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 60 batters and struck out 164. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.50.
As a team Toronto is hitting .244, good for 12th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .413. He has 17 hits this season in 60 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .583 and an OPS+ of 169. Curtis Granderson is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .439. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 47 at bats. His OPS+ is 165 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Blue Jays have 158 hits, including 34 doubles and 27 home runs. Toronto has walked 79 times so far this season and they have struck out 178 times as a unit. They have left 129 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 114 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 9-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.63, Luis Severino has a 3-1 record and a 0.96 WHIP this season. He has 28 strikeouts over the 24 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He allows 5.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 62 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 111 batters and walked 32 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 154 base knocks and 86 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 64 hitters and struck out 197 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 7th in the league. The Yankees hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .328 with an OBP of .464. He has 22 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 67 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .597 with an OPS+ of 191. Didi Gregorius is hitting .322 this season and he has an OBP of .442. He has collected 19 hits in 59 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 216 and a slugging percentage of .729. The Yankees as a unit have 159 base hits, including 38 doubles and 26 homers. New York has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 160 occasions. They have had 131 men left on base and have an OPS of .787. They have scored 5.5 runs per game and totaled 99 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +216
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