New York Yankees at Minnesota Twins MLB Picks 7/23/2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Domingo German vs. Kyle Gibson
Jonathan Schoop and the Minnesota Twins (60-38, 1st in AL Central) host the New York Yankees (64-34, 1st in AL East) at Target Field on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. The Twins open this matchup at +110 while the Yankees are priced at -120. The over/under opens at 10.
The Yankees have been a great play for MLB bettors, having gone 64-34-0 SU. The Twins are covering 61.2% of the time, going 60-38-0 straight up. The Yankees have been a great play for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 57-23-0 SU. The Twins are covering 62.5% of the time as the underdog, having gone 20-12-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a good Over choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 51-43-4.
New York is covering 58.5% of the time on the road, having gone 24-17-0 straight up.
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins are covering 61.2% of the time at Target Field, going 30-19-0 SU.
The Twins have been a good Over choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 48-45-5.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
7/21/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/21/2019 Brett Gardner CF Knee Probable for Jul 22
7/20/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/17/2019 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/15/2019 Dellin Betances RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/12/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
6/30/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/30/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/23/2019 Cameron Maybin RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
6/20/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/16/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/3/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
7/21/2019 Byron Buxton CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/17/2019 LaMonte Wade RF Thumb Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/8/2019 Willians Astudillo C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 64-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Domingo German has a 12-2 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 95 strikeouts over his 88 innings pitched and he's given up 71 hits. He's allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 342 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 430 hitters and walked 147 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 823 base hits and 387 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 292 batters and struck out 919. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.32.
As a team New York is hitting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. DJ LeMahieu is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 125 hits this season in 375 at bats with 68 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .515 and an OPS+ of 135. Gleyber Torres is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 333 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .514. The Yankees have 885 hits, including 152 doubles and 165 home runs. New York has walked 363 times so far this season and they have struck out 866 times as a unit. They have left 640 men on base and have a team OPS of .805. They score 5.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 558 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 60-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.02, Kyle Gibson has a 9-4 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 106 strikeouts over the 105.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 101 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 327 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 347 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 838 base knocks and 389 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 281 hitters and struck out 858 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.Related: ACC Preview - SEC Preview - Sports Handicapping - CFB Futures - Ken Thomson / Tony George break down the Season
As a team, they are batting .271, good for 2nd in the league. The Twins hold a .495 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .308. He has 78 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 302 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .470 with an OPS+ of 103. Jorge Polanco is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 119 hits in 390 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Twins as a unit have 941 base hits, including 204 doubles and 182 homers. Minnesota has walked 304 times this year and they have struck out on 783 occasions. They have had 685 men left on base and have an OPS of .832. They have scored 5.6 runs per game and totaled 549 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -120
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks