New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 4/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-172) Baltimore (+147)
Bruce Zimmermann and the Baltimore Orioles (9-12, 4th in AL East) host the New York Yankees (9-12, 5th in AL East) at Oriole Park on Tuesday. The Orioles open this contest at +147 while the Yankees are coming in at -172. The O/U has been set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound are Corey Kluber and Bruce Zimmermann.
New York is slugging .353 and have struck out 190 times, while taking a walk on 90 occasions. They have tallied 70 runs batted in as well as 141 hits on the season, while their average at the plate is sitting at .206. The Yankees have earned 23 doubles as a team and have smacked 26 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 75 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .302. As a squad, the New York Yankees are compiling 3.6 runs/g, which puts them at 27th in MLB.
Yankees pitchers have surrendered 23 home runs and also 83 runs in total (7th in the league). They have walked 57 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.36 as a unit so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.98 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.10. The Yankees are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.40 on the year (7th in baseball), and they have struck out 227 hitters.
The Yankees bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 100.0% and has entered the game in 15 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 23 base runners over the course of the season with 17.4% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Yankees bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 17 times in addition to having 28 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have sent 65 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The relievers have a total of 9 holds on the campaign (19th in the league). They have compiled 6 saves for the season.
The Yankees have converted 70.2% of baseballs in play into outs in their 1,692 innings on the diamond, ranking them 16th in the majors. The New York Yankees have a tally of 564 putouts this year, as well as 157 assists and 14 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .981 which has them ranked 23rd in professional baseball, and they have twisted 143 double plays.
Kluber has taken the ball for 1,357 innings and has totaled 1,476 strikeouts in his MLB career. Kluber (98-60 career record) holds a FIP of 3.03 while going up against 5,474 batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.18 (480 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.095. He has given up 1,183 hits (7.8 hits per nine innings) with 304 walks.
Baltimore has recorded 20 HRs so far this year to go along with 78 RBIs. They have tallied 36 two-baggers, while getting a free base 55 times and putting up 82 runs. The Baltimore Orioles have earned an OBP of .284 and a team batting average of .227 on the year. The Orioles hold a team slugging % of .369 and they earn 3.90 runs per contest (23rd in the league). They have been rung up on 208 occasions (9th in MLB) and have a total of 159 base knocks.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.262 with a FIP of 4.17 as a pitching staff on the campaign. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.84 (179 strikeouts vs 63 walks). They sit at 20th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 167. They have surrendered 26 home runs and they concede 4.35 runs per 9 innings (11th in baseball). The Baltimore pitching staff have allowed 88 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 4.10 (83 earned runs yielded).
Baltimore relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 32.6% out of their 43 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 27 times in high leverage situations in addition to 30 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 22 save situations, the Orioles have amassed 12 holds and also 4 blown saves. They sit at 18th in MLB with a save percentage of 55.6%, and they have dispatched 75 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. Baltimore has had relievers enter the contest in 9 save opportunities and they have tallied 5 saves.
In 1,644 innings played, the Orioles hold a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (17th in baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have twisted 12 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .984 (13th in baseball). The Orioles have accrued 182 assists, 12 errors and have amassed 548 putouts this year.
Zimmermann (1-2 record in his career) has earned a 5.34 ERA and has conceded 9.1 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.44 and he has gone up against 121 hitters during his career. He has surrendered a total of 17 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.326 and a FIP of 5.5. So far in his career, Zimmermann has conceded 29 hits while he has tallied 22 punch outs in 28 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-172)
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