New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 5/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Friday, May 14, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Corey Kluber and the New York Yankees (20-16, 2nd in AL East) are headed to Oriole Park on Friday where they'll take on the Baltimore Orioles (16-21, 5th in AL East).
As a team, the New York Yankees are recording 3.9 runs per game, which is 24th in baseball. They have accounted for 142 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .317. The Yankees have recorded 42 doubles as a team and have hit 48 baseballs out of the stadium. They have compiled 133 runs batted in and 259 hits this year, and their team batting average is at .221. New York is slugging .380 and have been called out on strikes 320 times, while being walked on 158 occasions.
Yankees pitchers have yielded 40 home runs in addition to 126 runs in total (4th in the league). They have walked 90 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.31 as a unit on the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.21 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.05. The Yankees are sitting with a team ERA of 3.08 this year (3rd in the league), and the staff has struck out 379 hitters.
The Yankees have sent 108 relievers to the hill for the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 32 runners on the season and 15.6% of those players earned a run for their team. They have compiled 11 saves so far this season and have not converted 1 out of their 12 chances to get a save. The Yankees bullpen have a save rate of 91.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 25 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 13 holds on the campaign (24th in the league). Yankees relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 27 times in addition to having 46 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Yankees have converted 71.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,922 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 6th in pro baseball. The New York Yankees have accumulated 974 putouts this year, as well as 299 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .985 which is 10th in MLB, and have earned 235 double plays.
Kluber has taken the mound for 1,378 innings and has racked up 1,497 K's in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.15 (483 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.094. He has given up 1,197 hits (7.8 hits per nine innings) with 310 free passes. Kluber (100-60 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.02 and he has faced 5,554 opposing batters in the majors.
The Orioles have a SLG% of .371 and they have an average of 3.73 runs per contest (26th in the league). They have 57 doubles, while walking 102 times as well as recording 138 runs. Baltimore has recorded 37 HRs so far this year to go along with 131 RBIs. They have struck out on 321 occasions (13th in MLB) and have 281 hits. The Baltimore Orioles have an on-base percentage of .291 as well as a batting average of .228 for the year.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.250 and have a FIP of 4.29 as a staff on the campaign. They have a ranking of 17th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 289. The Baltimore pitching staff have conceded 158 runs this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.11 (148 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.65 (307 strikeouts vs 116 walks). They have surrendered 47 dingers and they concede 4.39 runs per 9 innings (17th in MLB).
Baltimore relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.5% of 76 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 51 times in high leverage situations in addition to 51 occasions with runners on base. With 39 save situations, the Orioles have accrued 21 holds in addition to 8 blown saves. They are ranked 22nd in baseball holding a save percentage of 52.9%, and they have dispatched 128 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the campaign. Baltimore has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 17 save chances and they have come away with 9 saves.
In 2,916 innings played, the Orioles have a defensive efficiency of 71.2% (9th in baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have turned 20 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .985 (9th in professional baseball). The Orioles have accrued 311 assists, 20 errors and have 972 putouts so far this season.
Kremer (1-4 career mark) is the owner of a 5.64 earned run average while allowing 9.3 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.24 and he has gone up against 197 opposing hitters during his MLB career. He has allowed 28 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.500 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.2. So far in his career, Kremer has conceded 46 base knocks while tallying 47 strikeouts in 44 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York
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