New York Yankees at Minnesota Twins MLB Picks 7/24/2019
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ vs. Jake Odorizzi
Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees (64-35, 1st in AL East) head to Target Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Minnesota Twins (61-38, 1st in AL Central). The line on this game has the Yankees coming in at -109 and the Twins are at -101. The O/U has been set at 11.
The Yankees have been a very good pick for MLB bettors, having gone 64-35-0 SU. The Twins cover 61.6% of the time, going 61-38-0 straight up. The Yankees have been a very good pick for MLB bettors as the favorite, going 57-24-0 SU. Minnesota has gone 21-12-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 63.6% of the time.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a dicey Under play for O/U wagerers, having gone 52-43-4.
The Yankees cover 57.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 24-18-0 straight up.
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
Minnesota is covering 62.0% of the time at Target Field, going 31-19-0 SU.
The Twins have been a dicey Under play for O/U wagerers, having gone 49-45-5.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
7/22/2019 Ben Heller RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/22/2019 Brett Gardner CF Knee Probable for Jul 23
7/21/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/20/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
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
7/22/2019 C.J 1B Thumb Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/22/2019 Byron Buxton CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
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 64-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 4.86 and a WHIP of 1.30 this season. He has 84 strikeouts over his 100 innings pitched and he's given up 105 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.69 and they have given up 344 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 437 hitters and walked 148 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 831 base hits and 394 earned runs. They have allowed 147 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 295 batters and struck out 928. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
As a team New York is hitting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Gleyber Torres is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 99 hits this season in 337 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .513 and an OPS+ of 128. DJ LeMahieu is hitting .338 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .383. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 379 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .528. The Yankees have 898 hits, including 155 doubles and 168 home runs. New York has walked 368 times so far this season and they have struck out 874 times as a unit. They have left 648 men on base and have a team OPS of .809. They score 5.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 564 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 61-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Jake Odorizzi has a 11-4 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 101 strikeouts over the 99 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 78 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 333 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 351 batters and walked 127 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 3.97. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 851 base knocks and 395 earned runs this season. They have given up 124 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 286 hitters and struck out 866 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.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 3rd in the league. The Twins hold a .497 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. Jorge Polanco comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .367. He has 121 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 393 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 130. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 78 hits in 306 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .464. The Twins as a unit have 949 base hits, including 204 doubles and 187 homers. Minnesota has walked 307 times this year and they have struck out on 792 occasions. They have had 689 men left on base and have an OPS of .834. They have scored 5.63 runs per game and totaled 557 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -109
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