New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 5/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Oriole Park is the site where John Means and the Baltimore Orioles (16-21, 5th in AL East) will play the New York Yankees (20-17, 3rd in AL East) on Sunday.
New York is slugging .376 and have been rung up 330 times, while drawing a walk on 162 occasions. They have accounted for 133 RBI's and 264 hits on the year, while their batting average comes in at .220. The Yankees have accounted for 44 doubles as a squad and have smacked 48 baseballs out of the park. They are sitting with 143 runs and have an OBP of .317. As a unit, the New York Yankees are scoring 3.9 runs/g, which is 24th in the league.
The Yankees hold a team ERA of 3.22 this season (4th in the league), and they have rung up 395 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 95 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.34 as a squad for the year. They have a K/BB ratio of 4.16 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.07. Yankees pitchers have surrendered 42 home runs and 135 runs in total (7th in the league).
The Yankees bullpen have a save percentage of 91.7% and has come into the game in 25 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 34 base runners for the year with 14.7% of them ended up scoring. Yankees pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 28 times in addition to having 46 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 110 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. The relief pitchers have earned 13 holds this season (24th in baseball). They have compiled 11 saves this year and have not converted 1 of their 12 save opportunities.
The Yankees have transformed 71.1% of balls in play into outs out of 2,994 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 9th in pro baseball. The New York Yankees have accounted for 998 putouts thus far, in addition to 304 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .984 which has them ranked 14th in baseball, and they have twisted 242 double plays.
Montgomery has taken the ball for 269 frames and is sitting with 256 punch outs during his MLB career. Montgomery (15-11 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.05 while he has gone up against 1,130 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.11 (123 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.233. He has surrendered 251 hits (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 81 free passes.
The Baltimore Orioles hold a team OBP of .291 and a team batting average of .228 on the season. They have been called out on strikes on 321 occasions (18th in MLB) and have earned 281 base hits. Baltimore has accumulated 37 home runs on the campaign as well as 131 runs batted in. The Orioles have a slugging percentage of .371 and they have an average of 3.73 runs per outing (25th in baseball). They have put up 57 two-baggers, while taking a walk 102 times and earning 138 runs.
The Baltimore pitching staff have allowed 158 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.11 (148 earned runs conceded). They have yielded 47 home runs and they concede 4.39 runs per 9 innings (17th in the league). The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.250 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.29 as a team over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.65 (307 strikeouts against 116 free passes). They come in at 17th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 289.
Baltimore has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 17 save chances and they have walked away with 9 saves. They are ranked 22nd in the league with a save percentage of 52.9%, and they have dispatched 128 relievers onto the field on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have come in 51 times in high leverage situations and on 51 occasions with runners on base. Baltimore relievers hold an inherited score rate of 39.5% out of their 76 inherited runners. Sitting with 39 save situations, the Orioles have earned 21 holds and 8 blown saves.
In 2,916 innings played, the Orioles have a efficiency on defense of 71.2% (8th in MLB). The Baltimore Orioles have turned 20 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .985 (9th in the majors). The Orioles have 311 assists, 20 errors and have accounted for 972 putouts so far this year.
So far in his pro baseball career, Means has given up 207 base knocks and he has 220 K's in 254 innings. He has allowed a total of 96 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.031 and a FIP of 4.3. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.00 and he has gone up against 1,018 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Means (18-15 win-loss mark in his career) has a 3.40 ERA while allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York
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