Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees MLB Picks 4/2/2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Detroit Tigers visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +229 and New York at -250. The Tigers have a 0-4-0 over/under record and a 2-2-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 1-2-0 against the run line and have a 2-1-0 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 2-2-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 1-2-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
03/28/19 CF JaCoby Jones Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 P Michael Fulmer Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
03/25/19 P Drew VerHagen Shoulder 10-day IL (03/26)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/01/19 DH Giancarlo Stanton Biceps 10-day IL (04/01)
03/30/19 P Ben Heller Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/30/19 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hip 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Aaron Hicks Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P CC Sabathia Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Dellin Betances Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Didi Gregorius Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
03/25/19 P Luis Severino Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 2-2 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has an earned run average of 0.00 and a WHIP of 0.14 this season. He has 4 strikeouts over his 7 innings pitched and he's given up 1 hit. He's allowed 1.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.46 and they have given up 11 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 10 hitters and walked 5 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 5.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 2.68. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 23 base hits and 11 earned runs. They have allowed 2 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 9 batters and struck out 35. They have walked 2.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 0.87 and their FIP as a unit is 2.85.
As a team Detroit is hitting .156, good for 29th in the league. The Tigers hold a .230 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .250, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 5.3 hits per game. Christin Stewart has a slugging percentage of .308 and an OPS+ of 64. Jeimer Candelario is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 6 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 18 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .389. The Tigers have 21 hits, including 5 doubles and 1 home run. Detroit has walked 14 times so far this season and they have struck out 50 times as a unit. They have left 29 men on base and have a team OPS of .480. They score 1.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 6 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 1-2 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.59, Masahiro Tanaka has a 1-0 record and a 1.06 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.09 and they have given up 10 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 16 batters and walked 7 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.33. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 25 base knocks and 10 earned runs this season. They have given up 3 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 9 hitters and struck out 29 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.37.
As a team, they are batting .277, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .413, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Luke Voit comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .500. He has 3 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 10 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .600 with an OPS+ of 221. Aaron Judge is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .467. He has collected 4 hits in 12 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .333. The Yankees as a unit have 28 base hits, including 3 doubles and 4 homers. New York has walked 22 times this year and they have struck out on 31 occasions. They have had 33 men left on base and have an OPS of .838. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 15 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +229
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