New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks 6/6/2019
Thursday, June 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ vs. Edwin Jackson
Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees (38-21, 1st in AL East) head to Rogers Centre on Thursday where they'll meet the Toronto Blue Jays (22-38, 4th in AL East). The Yankees open this matchup at -195 while the Blue Jays are coming in at +182. The total opens at 10.
The Yankees have been terrible for Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 38-21-0 SU. The Blue Jays cover 36.7% of the time, going 22-38-0 straight up. The Yankees have been terrible for Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers as the favorite, going 33-14-0 SU. Toronto is covering 34.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 15-28-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a decent Over choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 30-26-3.
The Yankees cover 65.4% of the time away from home, having gone 17-9-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto is covering 37.9% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 11-18-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been a strong Under choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 26-32-2.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/3/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
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 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/3/2019 Aaron Judge RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
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
6/4/2019 Dalton Pompey CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/4/2019 Ryan Borucki RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/31/2019 David Phelps RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/29/2019 Jacob Waguespack RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/29/2019 Ryan Tepera RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
5/19/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
5/19/2019 Clay Buchholz SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
5/15/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 38-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 4.83 and a WHIP of 1.22 this season. He has 55 strikeouts over his 63.1 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.60 and they have given up 186 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 257 hitters and walked 90 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.75. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 464 base hits and 220 earned runs. They have allowed 79 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 182 batters and struck out 563. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team New York is hitting .258, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Gleyber Torres is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 62 hits this season in 219 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .530 and an OPS+ of 124. Luke Voit is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .384. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 217 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .521. The Yankees have 511 hits, including 83 doubles and 95 home runs. New York has walked 214 times so far this season and they have struck out 516 times as a unit. They have left 384 men on base and have a team OPS of .782. They score 5.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 313 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 22-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 13.22, Edwin Jackson has a 0-3 record and a 2.20 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 16.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 30 hits. He's allowing 16.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 214 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 251 batters and walked 101 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 514 base knocks and 263 earned runs this season. They have given up 81 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 229 hitters and struck out 503 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 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 4.67.
As a team, they are batting .219, good for 30th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .377 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 50 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 225 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .404 with an OPS+ of 84. Freddy Galvis is hitting .249 this season and he has an OBP of .286. He has collected 53 hits in 213 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .432. The Blue Jays as a unit have 436 base hits, including 91 doubles and 71 homers. Toronto has walked 175 times this year and they have struck out on 551 occasions. They have had 356 men left on base and have an OPS of .662. They have scored 3.75 runs per game and totaled 225 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -195
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