Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees MLB Picks 6/19/2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Blake Snell vs. CC Sabathia
Yankee Stadium is the site where Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees (44-27, 1st in AL East) will play the Tampa Bay Rays (43-29, 2nd in AL East) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Rays priced at -125 and the Yankees are at +115. The total has been set at 8.5.
The Rays have been strong for MLB wagerers, having gone 43-29-0 SU. New York covers 62.0% of the time, going 44-27-0 straight up. The Rays have been strong for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 34-24-0 SU. New York covers 42.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 6-8-0 straight up.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays have been a great Under bet for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 29-38-5.
Tampa Bay covers 67.7% of the time as the road team, having gone 23-11-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
New York covers 63.9% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 23-13-0 SU.
The Yankees have been an excellent Over bet for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 38-30-3.
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
6/17/2019 Guillermo Heredia RF Wrist Probable for Jun 18
6/14/2019 Anthony Bemboom C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/13/2019 Christian Arroyo 3B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 23
6/11/2019 Tyler Glasnow SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/9/2019 Leon Jose De Leon SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
5/30/2019 Matt Duffy 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
4/23/2019 Anthony Banda SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
4/2/2019 Jose Mujica SP Elbow Out for the season
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/17/2019 Aaron Judge RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/16/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/13/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/13/2019 Kendrys Morales DH Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/11/2019 Dellin Betances RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/9/2019 Domingo German SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/7/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf 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
6/3/2019 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
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
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 43-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Blake Snell has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 3.70 and a WHIP of 1.17 this season. He has 101 strikeouts over his 75.1 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 276 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 315 hitters and walked 120 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.02. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 523 base hits and 219 earned runs. They have allowed 64 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 209 batters and struck out 686. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.12 and their FIP as a unit is 3.43.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .260, good for 7th in the league. The Rays hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Brandon Lowe is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 68 hits this season in 235 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .553 and an OPS+ of 137. Austin Meadows is hitting .314 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 210 at bats. His OPS+ is 155 while his slugging percentage is at .571. The Rays have 648 hits, including 125 doubles and 93 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 243 times so far this season and they have struck out 677 times as a unit. They have left 526 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 336 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 44-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.42, CC Sabathia has a 3-4 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 50 strikeouts over the 57 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He's allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 232 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 298 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 572 base knocks and 282 earned runs this season. They have given up 103 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 214 hitters and struck out 662 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.Related: MLB Baseball First Five Innings Betting Strategy
As a team, they are batting .258, 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 contest. Gleyber Torres comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .341. He has 70 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 248 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .516 with an OPS+ of 126. Luke Voit is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 68 hits in 257 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .502. The Yankees as a unit have 620 base hits, including 106 doubles and 113 homers. New York has walked 262 times this year and they have struck out on 617 occasions. They have had 465 men left on base and have an OPS of .783. They have scored 5.38 runs per game and totaled 382 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays -125
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