Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees Prediction, 9/5/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees
Date: Sunday, September 5, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+250) New York (-357)
Corey Kluber and the New York Yankees (78-56, 2nd in AL East) play the Baltimore Orioles (41-92, 5th in AL East) at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. The line on this game has the Orioles coming in at +250 and the Yankees are at -357. The total has been set at 9.5. The starting pitchers will be Keegan Akin and Corey Kluber.
As a squad, the Baltimore Orioles are earning 4.1 runs per game, which has them at 26th in baseball. They have 545 runs while holding a team OBP of .303. The Orioles have hit 227 doubles as a team and have smacked 160 balls out of the park. They have 524 RBI's and 1,068 base knocks this year, while their batting average sits at .239. Baltimore has a slugging percentage of .403 and have been called out on strikes 1,177 times, while taking a walk on 368 occasions.
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Orioles pitchers have conceded 205 home runs in addition to 780 total runs (30th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 469 hitters and their FIP is 5.01 as a squad this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.26 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.48. The Orioles have a team earned run average of 5.81 so far this season (30th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,060 batters.
The Orioles have sent 457 relievers to the mound this season. The relievers have inherited 275 base runners over the course of the season with 39.6% of them ended up scoring. They have accumulated 19 saves on the year and have not converted 18 of their 37 save opportunities. The Orioles bullpen have compiled a save rate of 51.4% and stepped onto the hill in 85 save situations. The bullpen are sitting with 47 holds on the season (30th in MLB). Orioles bullpen pitchers have entered the game with players on base 170 times as well as having 124 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles have a total of 3,451 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 1,108 assists and 63 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .986 which is 7th in professional baseball, and have 910 double plays. The Orioles have transformed 68.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 10,353 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 28th in the majors.
Akin has thrown 101 innings and has earned 103 strikeouts during his MLB career. His ERA is 6.31 (71 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.599. He has given up 120 hits (10.7 hits per 9 innings) with 42 walks. Akin (3-10 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.62 and he has gone up against 461 opposing hitters in the majors.
New York has hit 172 home runs this year as well as 544 runs batted in. They have recorded 185 doubles, while getting a free base 535 times as well as notching 584 runs. The New York Yankees have an OBP of .326 and a batting average of .238 this year. The Yankees have a slugging percentage of .401 and they earn 4.36 runs per game (20th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 1,234 occasions (9th in the league) and have accounted for 1,048 base hits.
The Yankees have a WHIP of 1.169 in addition to having a FIP of 3.78 as a team on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.23 (1,276 strikeouts against 395 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 4th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 990. They have allowed 152 homers and they yield 4.03 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball). The New York pitching staff have surrendered 531 runs this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.62 (476 earned runs relinquished).
With 139 save situations, the Yankees have earned 71 holds and also 21 blown saves. New York has called on relievers to take the mound in 63 save opportunities and they have converted 42 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 179 times in high leverage situations in addition to 126 occasions with runners on. New York relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 28.5% out of their 165 inherited base runners. They rank 7th in baseball with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 411 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The New York Yankees have turned 97 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (22nd in professional baseball). The Yankees have 1,113 assists, 79 errors and have a tally of 3,555 putouts on the season. In their 10,665 innings on the field, the Yankees have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.6% (6th in pro baseball).
During his career, Kluber has surrendered 1,211 base knocks while he has accumulated 1,523 K's in 1,400 frames. Kluber (102-61 career record) has earned a 3.18 earned run average while conceding 7.8 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 494 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.092 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.79 and he has gone up against 5,640 opposing hitters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+250)
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