Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees
Date: Sunday, June 6, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Boston (+140) New York (-152)
Garrett Richards and the Boston Red Sox (34-23, 2nd in AL East) travel to Yankee Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the New York Yankees (31-27, 4th in AL East). The line on this matchup has the Red Sox priced at +140 and the Yankees are at -152. The O/U opens at 9.5. The starting pitchers will be Garrett Richards and Domingo German.
The Red Sox have accounted for 127 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 71 balls out of the park. Boston has a slugging % of .437 and have been called out on strikes 509 times, while being walked on 151 occasions. As a team, the Boston Red Sox are recording 4.9 runs per game, which has them sitting at 6th in the league. They have accounted for 261 runs batted in as well as 494 base knocks on the campaign, and their average at the plate sits at .256. They have 281 runs scored and have an OBP of .316.
Red Sox pitchers have allowed 42 home runs and 234 runs in total (13th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 193 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.41 as a unit on the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.78 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.33. The Red Sox hold a team ERA of 3.85 so far this season (12th in the league), and the staff has struck out 537 batters.
The Red Sox have dispatched 178 relief pitchers to the hill on the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 82 base runners on the campaign and 34.1% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have accumulated 17 saves this year and have blown 7 of their 24 save opportunities. The Red Sox relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 70.8% and has come into the game in 62 save situations. The relief pitchers have 38 holds on the year (4th in the league). Red Sox bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 52 times as well as having 65 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Red Sox have turned 66.1% of balls hit into play into outs in their 4,485 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 30th in MLB. The Boston Red Sox have amassed 1,495 putouts this season, in addition to 505 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding rate is at .981 which ranks 24th in baseball, and they have turned 397 double plays.
Richards (51-45 career record) sits with a FIP of 3.71 and he has gone up against 3,635 opposing hitters in the majors. He has surrendered 778 hits (8.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 321 walks. His ERA is 3.63 (349 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.271. Richards has taken the hill for 864 frames and has tallied 754 K's in his pro baseball career.
The Yankees hold a team slugging % of .372 and they score 3.71 runs per contest (28th in baseball). They have tallied 65 doubles, while taking a walk 227 times and notching 215 runs. New York has accumulated 68 long balls so far this year as well as 195 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 540 occasions (9th in the league) and have recorded 429 hits. The New York Yankees hold a team on-base percentage of .314 in addition to a batting average of .228 this season.
The New York pitching staff have conceded 214 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 3.28 (188 earned runs surrendered). They have yielded 63 home runs and they allow 3.73 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league). The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.091 and have a FIP of 3.57 as a squad so far this year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.53 (568 strikeouts vs 161 walks). They have a ranking of 7th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 402.
New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 21.6% of 51 inherited base runners. Their relievers have taken the field 68 times in high leverage situations and on 43 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 45 save situations, the Yankees have compiled 24 holds and also 4 blown saves. They are currently ranked 2nd in the league holding a save percentage of 80.0%, and they have dispatched 167 relief pitchers to the hill this year. New York has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 20 save chances and they have earned 16 saves.
Out of their 4,647 innings on the field, the Yankees have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 71.7% (6th in professional baseball). The New York Yankees have turned 49 double plays and have a fielding rate of .984 (15th in MLB). The Yankees have accrued 492 assists, 34 errors and have earned 1,549 putouts this year.
So far in his pro baseball career, German has allowed 264 hits and he has 325 punch outs in 298 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 142 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.191 and a FIP of 4.5. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.57 and he has faced 1,252 hitters during his pro baseball career. German (24-14 career mark) has earned a 4.29 earned run average and has conceded 8.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Boston (+140)
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