New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks 9/15/2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Nestor Cortes Jr vs. T.J. Zeuch
Rogers Centre is the venue where Justin Smoak and the Toronto Blue Jays (58-90, 4th in AL East) will play the New York Yankees (97-52, 1st in AL East) on Sunday. The line on this matchup has the Yankees coming in at -205 and the Blue Jays are at +172. The over/under has been set at 10.5.
The Yankees have been excellent for MLB bettors, having gone 97-52-0 SU. Toronto covers 39.2% of the time, going 58-90-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a good Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 79-65-5.
New York covers 58.3% of the time away from home, having gone 42-30-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Blue Jays cover 41.1% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 30-43-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been a good Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 67-75-6.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
9/13/2019 Gary Sanchez C Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/13/2019 Edwin Encarnacion DH Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/12/2019 J.A SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 19
9/10/2019 Mike Tauchman LF Calf Out for the season
9/10/2019 Dellin Betances RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/8/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Out for the season
9/8/2019 Aaron Hicks CF Elbow Out for the season
9/8/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/8/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Out for the season
9/5/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/1/2019 David Hale RP Back Out for the season
9/1/2019 Jonathan Holder RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/1/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Out for the season
8/27/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
9/13/2019 Tim Mayza RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 29
9/13/2019 Lourdes Gurriel LF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/10/2019 Luke Maile C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
8/11/2019 Ryan Borucki SP Elbow Out for the season
8/7/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Out for the season
7/22/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 97-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nestor Cortes Jr has a 5-0 record with an earned run average of 5.23 and a WHIP of 1.47 this season. He has 64 strikeouts over his 62 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 541 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 649 hitters and walked 238 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,269 base hits and 646 earned runs. They have allowed 233 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 467 batters and struck out 1,382. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team New York is hitting .269, good for 4th in the league. The Yankees hold a .491 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Gleyber Torres is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 146 hits this season in 511 at bats with 85 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .544 and an OPS+ of 132. Aaron Judge is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 338 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .515. The Yankees have 1,384 hits, including 266 doubles and 280 home runs. New York has walked 528 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,303 times as a unit. They have left 969 men on base and have a team OPS of .831. They score 5.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 869 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 58-90 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, T.J. Zeuch has a 0-0 record and a 1.68 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 8.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 9 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 592 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 654 batters and walked 288 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,310 base knocks and 684 earned runs this season. They have given up 199 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 554 hitters and struck out 1,198 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.76.Related: Gambling 101 - MLB Betting Tips - Tony George of Doc's Sports
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Justin Smoak comes into this matchup batting .209 with an OBP of .348. He has 81 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 387 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .401 with an OPS+ of 101. Randal Grichuk is hitting .232 this season and he has an OBP of .282. He has collected 124 hits in 534 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 90 and a slugging percentage of .444. The Blue Jays as a unit have 1,176 base hits, including 242 doubles and 221 homers. Toronto has walked 462 times this year and they have struck out on 1,363 occasions. They have had 909 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.39 runs per game and totaled 649 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees (-205)
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