Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees 9/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Marco Estrada vs. Masahiro Tanaka
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees on Friday, September 14, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Marco Estrada for the Blue Jays and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
Toronto opens at +260 while New York opens at -290. The Blue Jays have a 75-63-7 over/under record and a 63-82-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 75-71-0 against the run line and have a 67-72-7 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 75-63-7 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 63-82-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 67-72-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 75-71-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
09/13/18 C Russell Martin Paternity List is out indefinitely
09/10/18 P Marcus Stroman Blister is questionable for next scheduled start
09/05/18 P Joe Biagini Oblique 10-day DL (09/04)
08/08/18 3B Brandon Drury Hand 10-day DL (08/05)
07/08/18 P Rhiner Cruz Groin 60-day DL (07/08)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/06/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion is out indefinitely
08/22/18 P Aroldis Chapman Knee 10-day DL (08/22)
07/26/18 RF Aaron Judge Wrist 10-day DL (07/26)
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 Blue Jays have a 65-80 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marco Estrada has a 7-11 record with an earned run average of 5.32 and a WHIP of 1.40 this year. He has 95 strikeouts over his 130.1 innings pitched and he's given up 137 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 539 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 534 hitters and walked 195 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 1,331 base hits and 694 earned runs. They have allowed 187 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 484 batters and struck out 1,164. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.50.
As a team Toronto is hitting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .274. He has 116 hits this season in 470 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .411 and an OPS+ of 88. Justin Smoak is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 116 hits and he has driven in 74 men in 471 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Blue Jays have 1,198 hits, including 292 doubles and 193 home runs. Toronto has walked 462 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,232 times as a unit. They have left 938 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 643 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 90-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.61, Masahiro Tanaka has a 11-5 record and a 1.09 WHIP this season. He has 144 strikeouts over the 142 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 123 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.27 and they have given up 424 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 657 batters and walked 194 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,169 base knocks and 548 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 438 hitters and struck out 1,463 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.62.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 15th in the league. The Yankees hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .339. He has 148 hits this year along with 86 RBI in 561 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .499 with an OPS+ of 122. Miguel Andujar is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 154 hits in 515 at bats while driving in 79 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .518. The Yankees as a unit have 1,233 base hits, including 240 doubles and 234 homers. New York has walked 553 times this year and they have struck out on 1,273 occasions. They have had 994 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 5.09 runs per game and totaled 743 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +260
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