Los Angeles Angels vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs New York Yankees
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+125) New York (-156)
Jameson Taillon and the New York Yankees (40-37, 4th in AL East) host the Los Angeles Angels (37-40, 4th in AL West) at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. The Angels open this contest at +125 while the Yankees are priced at -156. The total is set at 9. The expected starting pitchers are Andrew Heaney and Jameson Taillon.
As a unit, the Los Angeles Angels are scoring 4.8 runs per game, which ranks them 8th in the league. They have a total of 372 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .316. The Angels have hit 140 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 102 baseballs out of the park. They have 352 runs batted in in addition to 658 base knocks this season, and their team batting average is .253. Los Angeles owns a slugging percentage of .432 and have struck out 668 times, while drawing a walk on 212 occasions.
Angels pitchers have relinquished 98 home runs and 404 runs (28th in baseball). They have walked 301 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.27 as a squad on the campaign. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.50 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.41. The Angels have an earned run average of 4.94 on the season (27th in baseball), and they have rung up 751 hitters.
Angels relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 113 times in addition to having 83 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have tallied 30 holds this season (26th in the league). The Angels relief pitchers have a save percentage of 56.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 61 save situations. They have accumulated 17 saves this season and have missed out on 13 out of their 30 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 165 base runners so far this season with 40.0% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Angels have dispatched 266 relievers to the mound on the year.
The Los Angeles Angels have 2,033 putouts this year, as well as 664 assists and 53 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which is 27th in the majors, and they have turned 527 double plays. The Angels have converted 67.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 6,099 innings, which has them sitting at 29th in pro baseball.
Heaney has taken the ball for 573 innings and has 585 strikeouts during his career. His earned run average is 4.47 (285 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.251. He has conceded 559 base hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 158 free passes. Heaney (28-34 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 4.27 and he has faced 2,416 opposing batters during his time in the majors.
The New York Yankees have an OBP of .320 and a batting average of .235 on the season. They have struck out on 713 occasions (11th in baseball) and are sitting with 597 base hits. New York has recorded 100 home runs for the season to go along with 283 runs batted in. The Yankees have a SLG% of .393 and they average 3.99 runs per outing (23rd in baseball). They have notched 92 two-baggers, while walking 307 times and recording 307 runs.
The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.164 in addition to having a FIP of 3.74 as a squad for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.35 (720 strikeouts vs 215 bases on balls). They sit at 11th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 580. They have surrendered 86 home runs and they surrender 4.10 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball). The New York pitching staff have surrendered 311 runs this year while holding an ERA of 3.66 (278 earned runs relinquished).
New York relievers have an inherited score percentage of 21.5% of 79 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 94 times in high leverage situations and on 64 occasions with runners on. With 60 save situations, the Yankees have compiled 31 holds in addition to 8 blown saves. They are currently ranked 5th in the league holding a save rate of 71.4%, and they have dispatched 225 bullpen pitchers to the mound this year. New York has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 28 save chances and they have come away with 20 saves.
The New York Yankees have twisted 60 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (15th in professional baseball). The Yankees have recorded 665 assists, 44 errors and have 2,051 putouts for the season. In 6,153 innings played, the Yankees hold a defensive efficiency of 70.5% (12th in MLB).
During his pro baseball career, Taillon has allowed 529 base hits while totaling 488 strikeouts in 530 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 227 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.256 and a FIP of 3.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.56 and he has gone up against 2,226 batters in his career. Taillon (31-28 mark in his career) has earned a 3.85 ERA and has allowed 9.0 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (+125)
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