Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees Prediction, 4/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+279) New York (-315)
Yankee Stadium is the site where Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees (1-1, 3rd in AL East) will play the Baltimore Orioles (2-0, 1st in AL East) on Tuesday. The Yankees open this contest at -315 while the Orioles are priced at +279. The O/U opens at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Dean Kremer and Gerrit Cole.
The Orioles have accrued 9 doubles as a team and have hit 2 balls out of the stadium. Baltimore is slugging .438 and have struck out 33 times, while being walked on 11 occasions. As a unit, the Baltimore Orioles are knocking in 6.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 6th in MLB. They have amassed 17 runs batted in and 34 base knocks this season, and their average at the plate sits at .304. They have a total of 18 runs while having a team OBP of .363.
Orioles pitchers have conceded 2 long balls in addition to 5 runs (29th in baseball). They have walked 6 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 2.95 as a unit over the course of the season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.00 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 0.78. The Orioles have a team ERA of 1.67 so far this year (3rd in baseball), and the staff has struck out 24 batters.
The Orioles relief pitchers earned a save percentage of 61.1% and entered the game in 50 save situations last season. The relief pitchers inherited 133 base runners in the prior season with 32.3% of those players earned a run for their team. Orioles relief pitchers came into the game with opponents on base in 85 games in addition to 69 contests with high leverage. The Orioles dispatched 207 relievers to the hill in the prior season. The relief pitchers a total of 32 holds in the previous season (11th in MLB). They recorded 11 saves for the prior year and blew 7 of their 18 save chances.
Kremer had a FIP of 2.76 and he earned an ERA+ of 95. He conceded 10 ER's last season with a K/BB ratio of 1.8. He gave up 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he had a WHIP of 1.446. His ERA sat at 4.82 and he fanned 22 batters. Dean Kremer allowed 15 base hits in 18.2 innings pitched over the course of last year.
The Yanks have put up 3 two-baggers, while getting a free base 14 times and putting up 8 runs. The Yankees hold a slugging % of .307 and they are earning 2.67 runs per contest (27th in baseball). New York has compiled 2 home runs this year in addition to 8 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 29 occasions (19th in MLB) and have earned 22 base hits. The New York Yankees have an OBP of .313 in addition to a batting average of .218 so far this year.
The Yankees are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.000 and have a FIP of 4.11 as a staff so far this year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 4.14 (29 strikeouts vs 7 walks). They are currently ranked 24th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 21. They have yielded 4 long balls and they concede 2.89 runs per 9 innings (6th in MLB). The New York pitching staff have given up 9 runs on the year and come in with a team ERA of 2.25 (7 earned runs conceded).
With 24 save chances last season, the Yankees accumulated 16 holds in addition to 10 blown saves. New York called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 42 save situations and they tallied 14 saves. Their relief pitchers came into 50 games with high leverage and 54 contests with base runners. New York bullpen pitchers held an inherited score rate of 37.0% of 79 inherited runners. They ranked 18th in the league holding a save rate of 58.3%, and they dispatched 175 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond last year.
Cole gave up 53 total hits while he surrendered 23 earned runs (2.84 ERA). His WHIP sat at 0.96 and he was the owner of a FIP of 3.89 throughout last season. He took the ball for 73.0 innings last year while giving up 6.5 H/9. Cole had a K/BB ratio of 5.5 with 94 total K's and he held an ERA+ of 149. During his career, Cole has surrendered 1,092 base knocks and he has 1,438 punch outs in 1,273 innings. Cole (101-55 career mark) has earned a 3.19 earned run average while allowing 7.7 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered a total of 452 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.120 and a FIP of 3.1. His K/BB ratio is 4.31 and he has faced 5,154 opposing hitters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+279)
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