New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks & Predictions 8/11/2019
Sunday, August 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Green vs. Trent Thornton
Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees (76-39, 1st in AL East) are headed to Rogers Centre on Sunday where they'll take on the Toronto Blue Jays (47-71, 4th in AL East).
The Yankees have been a great bet for baseball bettors, having gone 76-39-0 SU. The Blue Jays are covering 39.8% of the time, going 47-71-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a bad Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 65-46-4.
The Yankees are covering 59.6% of the time on the road, having gone 31-21-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto is covering 36.4% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 20-35-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been a pretty good Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 57-57-4.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
8/8/2019 Gleyber Torres SS Abdomen Probable for Aug 9
8/8/2019 Gary Sanchez C Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
8/7/2019 David Hale RP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/7/2019 CC Sabathia SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
8/7/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/5/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
8/4/2019 Aaron Hicks CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/3/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/3/2019 Edwin Encarnacion DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/31/2019 Luke Voit 1B Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/31/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/28/2019 Dellin Betances RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/25/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/22/2019 Ben Heller RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/30/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/20/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
8/8/2019 Lourdes Gurriel LF Quadriceps Probable for Aug 9
8/7/2019 Ryan Tepera RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/7/2019 Elvis Luciano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/7/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Out for the season
8/7/2019 Clay Buchholz SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/7/2019 Clayton Richard SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/3/2019 Nick Kingham RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
8/3/2019 Ryan Borucki SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/27/2019 Luke Maile C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/22/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 76-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Green has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.93 and a WHIP of 1.45 this season. He has 59 strikeouts over his 45.2 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He's allowed 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 500 hitters and walked 180 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,001 base hits and 493 earned runs. They have allowed 181 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 348 batters and struck out 1,061. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team New York is hitting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Yankees hold a .487 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Gleyber Torres is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 110 hits this season in 392 at bats with 62 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .505 and an OPS+ of 125. Aaron Judge is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .401. He has totaled 60 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 219 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .479. The Yankees have 1,080 hits, including 205 doubles and 206 home runs. New York has walked 424 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,004 times as a unit. They have left 752 men on base and have a team OPS of .833. They score 5.99 runs per contest and have scored a total of 689 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 47-71 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.55, Trent Thornton has a 4-7 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 104 strikeouts over the 108.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 120 hits. He's allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 464 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 514 batters and walked 208 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,075 base knocks and 555 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 429 hitters and struck out 961 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.76.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 29th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Freddy Galvis comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .304. He has 119 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 439 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .451 with an OPS+ of 99. Randal Grichuk is hitting .238 this season and he has an OBP of .294. He has collected 100 hits in 421 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 90 and a slugging percentage of .428. The Blue Jays as a unit have 954 base hits, including 189 doubles and 177 homers. Toronto has walked 362 times this year and they have struck out on 1,084 occasions. They have had 731 men left on base and have an OPS of .725. They have scored 4.48 runs per game and totaled 529 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees
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