New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks 6/5/2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: James Paxton vs. Trent Thornton
Freddy Galvis and the Toronto Blue Jays (21-38, 4th in AL East) host the New York Yankees (38-20, 1st in AL East) at Rogers Centre on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The Yankees open this matchup at -175 while the Blue Jays are coming in at +165. The over/under has been set at 9.
The Yankees have been very good for bettors, having gone 38-20-0 SU. The Blue Jays are covering 35.6% of the time, going 21-38-0 straight up. The Yankees have been very good for bettors as the favorite, going 33-13-0 SU. Toronto has gone 14-28-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 33.3% of the time.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a dicey Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 30-25-3.
The Yankees are covering 68.0% of the time as the away team, 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 decent Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 26-31-2.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/3/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/3/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/3/2019 Aaron Judge RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/3/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/1/2019 Didi Gregorius SS Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
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 Dellin Betances RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
5/5/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
3/23/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
6/3/2019 Tim Mayza RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
6/2/2019 Rowdy Tellez DH Hamstring Probable for 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
5/19/2019 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 James Paxton has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 2.81 and a WHIP of 1.13 this season. He has 59 strikeouts over his 41.2 innings pitched and he's given up 32 hits. He's allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.4. 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 .258, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Luke Voit is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 57 hits this season in 213 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .521 and an OPS+ of 138. Gleyber Torres is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 215 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .540. The Yankees have 503 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 .781. 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 4.53, Trent Thornton has a 1-4 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 65 strikeouts over the 59.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 52 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.6. 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 4.63.
As a team, they are batting .218, 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. Freddy Galvis comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .285. He has 52 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 210 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .419 with an OPS+ of 89. Randal Grichuk is hitting .222 this season and he has an OBP of .282. He has collected 49 hits in 221 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .394. The Blue Jays as a unit have 428 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 .660. 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 -175
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