New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels MLB Picks & Predictions 4/25/2019
Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Trevor Cahill
The New York Yankees visit Angel Stadium on Thursday, April 25, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees and Trevor Cahill for the Angels.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -110 and Los Angeles at +100. The Yankees have a 11-12-0 over/under record and a 12-11-0 run line mark. The Angels are 10-15-0 against the run line and have a 13-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 11-12-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 12-11-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 13-12-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 10-15-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/21/19 RF Aaron Judge Side 10-day IL (04/20)
04/17/19 1B Greg Bird Foot 10-day IL (04/14)
04/17/19 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
04/12/19 C Gary Sanchez Leg 10-day IL (04/12)
04/03/19 SS Troy Tulowitzki Calf 10-day IL (04/03)
04/03/19 3B Miguel Andujar Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/01/19 DH Giancarlo Stanton Biceps 10-day IL (04/01)
03/30/19 P Ben Heller Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Aaron Hicks Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Dellin Betances Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Didi Gregorius Elbow 60-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)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
04/23/19 LF Justin Upton Toe 60-day IL (04/23)
04/16/19 P Tyler Skaggs Ankle 10-day IL (04/13)
03/30/19 LF Michael Hermosillo Undisclosed 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day IL (03/16)
03/25/19 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Shohei Ohtani Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taylor Cole Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 13-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 2.76 and a WHIP of 1.23 this season. He has 28 strikeouts over his 29.1 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 75 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 97 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.6. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 178 base hits and 83 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 79 batters and struck out 231. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
As a team New York is hitting .253, good for 13th in the league. The Yankees hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Gleyber Torres is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .281. He has 22 hits this season in 89 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .427 and an OPS+ of 84. Luke Voit is hitting .235 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 20 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 85 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .506. The Yankees have 196 hits, including 35 doubles and 41 home runs. New York has walked 92 times so far this season and they have struck out 203 times as a unit. They have left 163 men on base and have a team OPS of .795. They score 5.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 120 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 9-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.47, Trevor Cahill has a 1-2 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 26.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 25 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 82 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 111 batters and walked 52 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 204 base knocks and 114 earned runs this season. They have given up 42 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 93 hitters and struck out 199 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 5.33.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 20th in the league. The Angels hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Jonathan Lucroy comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .311. He has 20 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 71 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .352 with an OPS+ of 79. Brian Goodwin is hitting .361 this season and he has an OBP of .437. He has collected 22 hits in 61 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 182 and a slugging percentage of .623. The Angels as a unit have 187 base hits, including 40 doubles and 28 homers. Los Angeles has walked 88 times this year and they have struck out on 147 occasions. They have had 159 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 104 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -110
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