New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks 6/4/2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Clayton Richard
Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees (38-20, 1st in AL East) head to Rogers Centre on Tuesday where they'll meet the Toronto Blue Jays (21-38, 4th in AL East). The line on this contest has the Yankees priced at -170 and the Blue Jays are at +160. The total is set at 9.5.
The Yankees have been great for MLB wagerers, having gone 38-20-0 SU. Toronto covers 35.6% of the time, going 21-38-0 straight up. The Yankees have been great for MLB wagerers as a favorite, going 33-13-0 SU. Toronto covers 33.3% of the time as the underdog, having gone 14-28-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a dicey Under choice for O/U bettors, having gone 30-25-3.
New York covers 68.0% of the time away from home, having gone 17-8-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto covers 35.7% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 10-18-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been a pretty good Under choice for O/U bettors, having gone 26-31-2.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/1/2019 Didi Gregorius SS Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
6/1/2019 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
5/30/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
5/28/2019 Aaron Judge RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/26/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
5/22/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
5/21/2019 Dellin Betances RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
5/15/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
5/12/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/5/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
4/21/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
3/23/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
6/2/2019 Rowdy Tellez DH Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
6/2/2019 Ryan Borucki RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 23
5/31/2019 David Phelps RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/29/2019 Ryan Tepera RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
5/29/2019 Jacob Waguespack RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/28/2019 Dalton Pompey CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/26/2019 Tim Mayza RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/19/2019 Clay Buchholz SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
5/19/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
5/15/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 38-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.20 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 65 strikeouts over his 70.1 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 254 hitters and walked 90 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 456 base hits and 216 earned runs. They have allowed 77 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 180 batters and struck out 558. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 4.06.
As a team New York is hitting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Gleyber Torres is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 63 hits this season in 215 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .544 and an OPS+ of 129. Luke Voit is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 213 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .521. The Yankees have 505 hits, including 80 doubles and 93 home runs. New York has walked 207 times so far this season and they have struck out 506 times as a unit. They have left 373 men on base and have a team OPS of .783. They score 5.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 310 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 21-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, Clayton Richard has a 0-1 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 8 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He's allowing 5.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 210 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 245 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 506 base knocks and 260 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 222 hitters and struck out 493 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .219, good for 30th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Randal Grichuk comes into this matchup batting .222 with an OBP of .282. He has 49 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 221 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .394 with an OPS+ of 81. Freddy Galvis is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .285. He has collected 52 hits in 210 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .419. The Blue Jays as a unit have 429 base hits, including 90 doubles and 69 homers. Toronto has walked 173 times this year and they have struck out on 546 occasions. They have had 350 men left on base and have an OPS of .661. They have scored 3.75 runs per game and totaled 221 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -170
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