Los Angeles Angels vs New York Yankees Prediction, 7/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs New York Yankees
Date: Thursday, July 1, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+130) New York (-172)
Yankee Stadium is the venue where Jordan Montgomery and the New York Yankees (41-38, 4th in AL East) will play the Los Angeles Angels (38-41, 4th in AL West) on Thursday. The Angels open this contest at +130 while the Yankees are priced at -172. The total has been set at 9. The men taking the mound are Griffin Canning and Jordan Montgomery.
The Angels have compiled 145 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 107 baseballs out of the park. Los Angeles is slugging .435 and have been called out on strikes 685 times, while drawing a walk on 216 occasions. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are notching 4.8 runs per game, which puts them at 8th in MLB. They have amassed 362 runs batted in and 679 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate sits at .254. They have notched a total of 382 runs and have an on-base percentage of .316.
Angels pitchers have conceded 103 long balls and 418 runs in total (28th in baseball). They have walked 311 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.34 as a team this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.47 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.41. The Angels have an ERA of 5.00 over the course of the season (28th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 768 hitters.
Angels bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 116 times and also have had 85 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 31 holds this season (23rd in MLB). The Angels relievers have accumulated a save rate of 58.1% and has entered the game in 63 save situations. They have earned 18 saves over the course of the season and have blown 13 of their 31 save chances. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 168 base runners this year and 40.5% of those runners crossed home plate. The Angels have dispatched 273 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
The Los Angeles Angels have a tally of 2,084 putouts for the season, as well as 682 assists and 53 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which puts them in 27th in professional baseball, and they have turned 542 double plays. The Angels have converted 67.2% of baseballs in play into outs in their 6,252 innings, which ranks them 29th in professional baseball.
Canning has pitched in 206 frames and is sitting with 214 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. Canning (12-13 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.55 while he has faced 883 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.53 (104 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.316. He has surrendered 193 base hits (8.4 hits per 9 innings) with 79 walks.
The Yankees hold a slugging % of .397 and they average 4.06 runs per outing (23rd in the league). They have 96 doubles, while getting a free base 317 times as well as racking up 321 runs. New York has a total of 105 home runs so far this season to go along with 297 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 730 occasions (11th in baseball) and have 614 base hits. The New York Yankees have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .321 and a batting average of .236 over the course of the season.
The Yankees have a WHIP of 1.169 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.79 as a unit on the year. They have a ranking of 13th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 601. The New York pitching staff have given up 321 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 3.68 (287 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.37 (737 strikeouts against 219 walks). They have surrendered 91 homers and they relinquish 4.12 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball).
New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 22.0% out of their 82 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 95 times in high leverage situations and on 67 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 60 save situations, the Yankees have recorded 31 holds and 8 blown saves. They are currently ranked 5th in the league with a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have dispatched 230 relievers to the hill on the campaign. New York has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 28 save opportunities and they have walked away with 20 saves.
The New York Yankees have twisted 62 double plays and have a fielding rate of .984 (15th in the majors). The Yankees have accrued 684 assists, 46 errors and are sitting with 2,105 putouts for the season. Out of their 6,315 innings played, the Yankees are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.4% (11th in professional baseball).
In his career, Montgomery has allowed 296 base hits while accumulating 299 strikeouts in 312 frames. He has given up a total of 143 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.251 and having a FIP of 3.9. His K/BB ratio is 3.15 and he has gone up against 1,317 opposing batters thus far in his career. Montgomery (16-12 career mark) is the owner of a 4.12 ERA while giving up 8.5 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (+130)
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