Boston Red Sox vs New York Mets Prediction, 4/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs New York Mets
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Boston (+125) New York (-145)
David Peterson and the New York Mets (9-8, 1st in NL East) host the Boston Red Sox (14-9, 1st in AL East) at Citi Field on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Red Sox priced at +125 and the Mets are at -145. The total is set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Garrett Richards and David Peterson.
Boston owns a slugging percentage of .455 and have been rung up 189 times, while taking a walk on 66 occasions. They have 105 RBI's as well as 213 hits this season, and their batting average is sitting at .276. The Red Sox have accrued 54 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 26 balls out of the stadium. They have a total of 119 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .340. As a team, the Boston Red Sox are putting up 5.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 3rd in MLB.
The Red Sox have compiled a team earned run average of 3.94 over the course of the season (12th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 207 batters. They have walked 85 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.37 as a unit this year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.44 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.30. Red Sox pitchers have given up 14 home runs in addition to 99 runs in total (22nd in MLB).
The Red Sox relief pitchers have a save percentage of 71.4% and stepped onto the hill in 18 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 32 runners for the year with 31.3% of those players earned a run for their team. Red Sox pitchers have come into the game with runners on 22 times in addition to having 28 appearances in high leverage situations. The Red Sox have sent 77 relievers to the mound so far this season. The relief pitchers have 11 holds so far this season (14th in MLB). They have tallied 5 saves this season and have blown 2 out of their 7 chances to save the game.
The Boston Red Sox are sitting with 610 putouts this year, in addition to 209 assists and 17 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .980 which has them sitting 25th in baseball, and they have turned 163 double plays. The Red Sox have transformed 67.9% of balls hit into play into outs in their 1,830 innings, which has them sitting at 26th in the majors.
Richards (47-43 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.72 while he has faced 3,460 batters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 737 base hits (8.1 hits per nine innings) with 304 free passes. His earned run average is 3.68 (336 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.267. Richards has pitched in 821 innings and has accumulated 714 punch outs so far in his career.
New York has accumulated 14 home runs for the season as well as 53 RBIs. They have 21 two-baggers, while taking a walk 57 times as well as putting up 56 runs. The New York Mets are sitting with a team OBP of .329 and a team batting average of .243 on the year. The Mets hold a team SLG% of .368 and they earn 3.29 runs per outing (28th in baseball). They have been rung up on 134 instances (30th in MLB) and have notched a total of 130 hits.
The New York pitching staff have conceded 67 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.25 (51 earned runs relinquished). They have yielded 9 homers and they concede 4.27 runs per 9 innings (9th in MLB). The Mets hold a team WHIP of 1.120 in addition to having a FIP of 2.62 as a pitching staff for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.66 (172 strikeouts vs 47 bases on balls). They are sitting at 1st in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 111.
New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 37.5% out of their 24 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 14 times in high leverage situations and on 12 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 8 save situations, the Mets have 4 holds in addition to 2 blown saves. They are ranked 21st in MLB with a save rate of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 46 relief pitchers onto the field on the campaign. New York has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 4 save opportunities and they have earned 2 saves.
The New York Mets have turned 12 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .979 (26th in professional baseball). The Mets have recorded 143 assists, 12 errors and have a tally of 424 putouts so far this year. In 1,272 innings on the diamond, the Mets have a efficiency on defense of 67.9% (25th in MLB).
During his career, Peterson has given up 50 hits while he has earned 58 K's in 63 frames. He has given up a total of 29 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.238 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.5. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.07 and he has faced 263 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Peterson (7-4 career mark) has a 4.14 ERA and has surrendered 7.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York (-145)
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