New York Yankees at San Francisco Giants Expert MLB Picks 4/26/2019
Friday, April 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: James Paxton vs. Madison Bumgarner
The New York Yankees visit Oracle Park on Friday, April 26, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are James Paxton for the Yankees and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -118 and San Francisco at +108. The Yankees have a 12-12-0 over/under record and a 12-12-0 run line mark. The Giants are 11-14-0 against the run line and have a 8-15-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 12-12-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 12-12-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 8-15-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 11-14-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/24/19 LF Clint Frazier Ankle 10-day IL (04/24)
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)
04/03/19 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 San Francisco Giants Injuries
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 14-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Paxton has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 3.10 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 43 strikeouts over his 29 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He's allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 77 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 99 hitters and walked 40 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 186 base hits and 87 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 81 batters and struck out 236. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.85.
As a team New York is hitting .251, good for 14th in the league. The Yankees hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Luke Voit is hitting .236 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 21 hits this season in 89 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .494 and an OPS+ of 124. Gleyber Torres is hitting .247 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .280. He has totaled 23 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 93 at bats. His OPS+ is 82 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Yankees have 203 hits, including 36 doubles and 41 home runs. New York has walked 96 times so far this season and they have struck out 216 times as a unit. They have left 168 men on base and have a team OPS of .785. They score 5.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 126 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 11-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.66, Madison Bumgarner has a 1-3 record and a 0.97 WHIP. He has 30 strikeouts over the 32 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.48 and they have given up 64 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 82 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.2. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 179 base knocks and 79 earned runs this season. They have given up 27 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 65 hitters and struck out 220 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.10 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .212, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .349 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .272, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.0 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .222 with an OBP of .330. He has 18 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 81 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .494 with an OPS+ of 119. Steven Duggar is hitting .230 this season and he has an OBP of .269. He has collected 23 hits in 100 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 71 and a slugging percentage of .370. The Giants as a unit have 174 base hits, including 46 doubles and 21 homers. San Francisco has walked 59 times this year and they have struck out on 213 occasions. They have had 147 men left on base and have an OPS of .621. They have scored 3.12 runs per game and totaled 78 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +108
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