Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees 9/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Reid-Foley vs. CC Sabathia
The Toronto Blue Jays head to Yankee Stadium on Saturday, September 15, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Sean Reid-Foley for the Blue Jays and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Toronto at +231 and New York at -252. The Blue Jays have a 75-64-7 over/under mark and a 64-82-0 run line record. 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 75-64-7 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 64-82-0 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 65-81 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Reid-Foley has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 6.86 and a WHIP of 1.62 this year. He has 22 strikeouts over his 21 innings pitched and he's given up 22 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 542 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 540 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 4.85. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 1,340 base hits and 697 earned runs. They have allowed 189 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 485 batters and struck out 1,171. 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 4.51.
As a team Toronto is hitting .244, good for 18th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Justin Smoak is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 117 hits this season in 474 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .466 and an OPS+ of 126. Kevin Pillar is hitting .245 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .274. He has totaled 116 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 473 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .408. The Blue Jays have 1,205 hits, including 293 doubles and 194 home runs. Toronto has walked 463 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,241 times as a unit. They have left 945 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 646 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 90-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.54, CC Sabathia has a 7-6 record and a 1.32 WHIP this season. He has 128 strikeouts over the 139.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 136 hits. He allows 8.8 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 8th 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 9th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Miguel Andujar comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .332. He has 154 hits this year along with 79 RBI in 515 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .518 with an OPS+ of 124. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 148 hits in 561 at bats while driving in 86 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .499. 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?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -252
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