Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Prediction, 7/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees
Date: Friday, July 16, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Martin Perez and the Boston Red Sox (55-36, 1st in AL East) go to Yankee Stadium on Friday where they'll meet the New York Yankees (46-43, 4th in AL East).
As a team, the Boston Red Sox are notching 5.1 runs per game, which puts them at 4th in the league. They have a total of 464 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .322. The Red Sox have hit 193 doubles as a team and have hit 115 balls out of the park. They have compiled 435 runs batted in in addition to 799 base knocks so far this year, and their average at the plate comes in at .259. Boston has a slugging % of .439 and have been called out on strikes 788 times, while being walked on 261 occasions.
Red Sox pitchers have conceded 93 home runs and also 407 runs in total (18th in baseball). They have walked 311 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.87 as a team so far this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.73 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.39. The Red Sox have an ERA of 4.09 so far this season (13th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 848 batters.
The Red Sox have dispatched 302 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. The relievers have inherited 140 runners on the season and 30.7% of those players ended up scoring. They have accumulated 29 saves for the season and have blown 14 of their 43 save chances. The Red Sox relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 67.4% and has entered the game in 107 save situations. The relievers have recorded 61 holds for the year (1st in the league). Red Sox pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 90 times in addition to having 114 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Red Sox have turned 65.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 7,248 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 30th in the majors. The Boston Red Sox have a total of 2,416 putouts on the year, in addition to 834 assists and 65 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .980 which is 30th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 648 double plays.
Perez has taken the hill for 1,073 frames and has accumulated 712 strikeouts during his career. His earned run average is 4.65 (555 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.477. He has given up 1,191 base hits (10.0 hits per nine innings) and has 394 walks. Perez (63-66 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 4.51 and he has gone up against 4,687 hitters in the major leagues.
The New York Yankees have compiled a team on-base percentage of .323 and a team batting average of .236 this year. They have been rung up on 810 occasions (11th in MLB) and have notched a total of 692 hits. New York has tallied 114 long balls on the year as well as 341 runs batted in. The Yankees hold a team SLG% of .394 and they are scoring 4.16 runs per contest (20th in baseball). They have 111 doubles, while taking a walk 359 times as well as putting up 370 runs.
The Yankees have a WHIP of 1.173 in addition to having a FIP of 3.84 as a unit over the course of the season. They rank 8th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 669. The New York pitching staff have conceded 369 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 3.79 (331 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.32 (841 strikeouts vs 253 walks). They have allowed 104 long balls and they give up 4.23 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league).
New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 27.5% of 102 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 106 times in high leverage situations and also on 77 occasions with base runners. With 68 save situations, the Yankees have accrued 36 holds and 9 blown saves. They rank 5th in baseball with a save rate of 70.0%, and they have sent 258 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this year. New York has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 30 save opportunities and they have tallied 21 saves.
The New York Yankees have turned 65 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (16th in the majors). The Yankees have racked up 746 assists, 51 errors and have earned a total of 2,358 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 7,074 innings on the field, the Yankees have a defensive efficiency of 70.5% (9th in pro baseball).
Taillon (33-28 career win-loss record) has earned a 3.85 ERA and has given up 8.9 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.58 and he has gone up against 2,301 opposing batters during his MLB career. He has surrendered 235 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.250 and a FIP of 3.7. So far in his MLB career, Taillon has given up 545 base knocks while he has earned 505 K's in 548 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Boston
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