New York Yankees at San Francisco Giants Expert MLB Picks 4/27/2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ vs. Derek Holland
The New York Yankees visit Oracle Park on Saturday, April 27, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are J.A. Happ for the Yankees and Derek Holland for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -114 and San Francisco at +104. The Yankees have a 13-12-0 over/under record and a 12-13-0 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 13-12-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 12-13-0 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 (04/23)
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 60-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 14-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.96 and a WHIP of 1.40 this season. He has 22 strikeouts over his 25.2 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 80 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 102 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 195 base hits and 97 earned runs. They have allowed 31 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 88 batters and struck out 241. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.99.
As a team New York is hitting .251, good for 14th in the league. The Yankees hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Gleyber Torres is hitting .245 with an on-base percentage of .276. He has 24 hits this season in 98 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .408 and an OPS+ of 79. Luke Voit is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 94 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Yankees have 212 hits, including 36 doubles and 42 home runs. New York has walked 103 times so far this season and they have struck out 224 times as a unit. They have left 179 men on base and have a team OPS of .783. They score 5.24 runs per contest and have scored a total of 131 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 11-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.33, Derek Holland has a 1-3 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 27 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He's allowing 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.04. 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 23rd 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 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .349 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .272, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.0 hits per contest. Steven Duggar comes into this matchup batting .230 with an OBP of .269. He has 23 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 100 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .370 with an OPS+ of 71. Brandon Belt is hitting .222 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 18 hits in 81 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .494. 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 +104
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