Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees MLB Picks & Predictions 6/24/2019
Monday, June 24, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Aaron Sanchez vs. CC Sabathia
Freddy Galvis and the Toronto Blue Jays (28-49, 4th in AL East) go to Yankee Stadium on Monday where they'll meet the New York Yankees (49-27, 1st in AL East). The Yankees open this matchup at -245 while the Blue Jays are coming in at +225. The total is set at 10.5.
The Blue Jays have been strong for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 28-49-0 SU. New York covers 64.5% of the time, going 49-27-0 straight up. The Yankees have been a great choice for bettors as the favorite, going 42-19-0 SU. The Blue Jays are covering 33.3% of the time as an underdog, having gone 19-38-0 straight up.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Blue Jays have been a dicey Under bet for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 38-36-3.
Toronto covers 38.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 15-24-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees are covering 68.3% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 28-13-0 SU.
The Yankees have been a great Over bet for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 41-32-3.
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
6/18/2019 Justin Smoak 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/18/2019 Edwin Jackson SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/17/2019 Elvis Luciano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
6/15/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/13/2019 Ryan Tepera RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
6/12/2019 Clay Buchholz SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/11/2019 Jacob Waguespack RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/5/2019 Ryan Borucki RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 7
6/4/2019 Dalton Pompey CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
5/15/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/22/2019 Kendrys Morales DH Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/22/2019 Cameron Maybin RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/21/2019 Domingo German SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/20/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/16/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/11/2019 Dellin Betances RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/7/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
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
6/3/2019 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
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
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 28-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez has a 3-9 record with an earned run average of 5.49 and a WHIP of 1.67 this season. He has 65 strikeouts over his 78.2 innings pitched and he's given up 86 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 297 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 329 hitters and walked 136 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.1 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 4.86. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 691 base hits and 369 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 297 batters and struck out 632. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.89.
As a team Toronto is hitting .224, good for 30th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .297. He has 72 hits this season in 276 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 95. Randal Grichuk is hitting .224 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .283. He has totaled 65 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 290 at bats. His OPS+ is 87 while his slugging percentage is at .417. The Blue Jays have 579 hits, including 113 doubles and 101 home runs. Toronto has walked 235 times so far this season and they have struck out 709 times as a unit. They have left 465 men on base and have a team OPS of .683. They score 4.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 312 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 49-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.14, CC Sabathia has a 4-4 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 57 strikeouts over the 63 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 62 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 250 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 320 batters and walked 119 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 3.95. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 613 base knocks and 297 earned runs this season. They have given up 109 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 235 hitters and struck out 705 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. DJ LeMahieu comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .365. He has 90 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 285 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .467 with an OPS+ of 120. Gleyber Torres is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 75 hits in 261 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .544. The Yankees as a unit have 667 base hits, including 112 doubles and 125 homers. New York has walked 280 times this year and they have struck out on 666 occasions. They have had 490 men left on base and have an OPS of .790. They have scored 5.54 runs per game and totaled 421 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +225
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