New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 9/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-345) Baltimore (+245)
Oriole Park is the site where Alexander Wells and the Baltimore Orioles (46-97, 5th in AL East) will take on the New York Yankees (79-64, 4th in AL East) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Yankees priced at -345 and the Orioles are at +245. The O/U opens at 10. The pitchers taking the mound will be Gerrit Cole and Alexander Wells.
As a unit, the New York Yankees are scoring 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 20th in the league. They have notched a total of 619 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .323. The Yankees have tallied 188 doubles as a team and have hit 187 balls out of the park. They have recorded 578 RBI's as well as 1,112 base knocks over the course of the season, and their team batting average is .236. New York is slugging .400 and have struck out 1,322 times, while being walked on 560 occasions.
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Yankees pitchers have given up 171 home runs in addition to 592 runs in total (10th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 443 opposing players and their FIP is 3.93 as a unit so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.07 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.20. The Yankees are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.76 over the course of the season (5th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 1,361 hitters.
Yankees bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 138 times and also have had 194 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have earned 73 holds this season (14th in the league). The Yankees relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 65.2% and has stepped onto the mound in 144 save situations. They have 43 saves so far this season and have blown 23 out of their 66 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 190 runners on the year and 27.9% of them crossed home plate. The Yankees have sent 446 relievers to the mound on the year.
The Yankees have converted 70.3% of balls in play into outs in their 11,376 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 6th in pro baseball. The New York Yankees have earned 3,792 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,181 assists and 88 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which has them ranked 25th in pro baseball, and have 922 double plays.
Cole (115-62 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 3.06 and he has gone up against 5,757 opposing batters in the majors. He has conceded 1,210 base knocks (7.6 hits per nine innings) with 366 walks. His ERA is 3.15 (499 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.105. Cole has taken the hill for 1,426 frames and has earned 1,647 strikeouts in his MLB career.
The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with an OBP of .305 and a batting average of .240 so far this season. They have been called out on strikes on 1,261 instances (13th in baseball) and have totaled 1,153 hits. Baltimore has 178 HRs on the season as well as 575 runs batted in. The Orioles have a team slugging % of .408 and they score 4.20 runs per contest (24th in the league). They have notched 241 two-baggers, while getting a free base 401 times as well as recording 600 runs.
The Baltimore pitching staff have conceded 857 runs for the year while having an ERA of 5.93 (815 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 227 dingers and they relinquish 6.24 runs per 9 innings (30th in the league). The Orioles are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.493 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.13 as a staff for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.19 (1,118 strikeouts against 510 walks). They are sitting at 30th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,336.
Baltimore has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 44 save opportunities and they have tallied 22 saves. They rank 29th in baseball with a save rate of 50.0%, and they have sent 493 bullpen pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 136 times in high leverage situations and on 185 occasions with base runners. Baltimore relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 41.1% out of 297 inherited base runners. Sitting with 99 save situations, the Orioles have accrued 54 holds in addition to 22 blown saves.
In their 11,127 innings played, the Orioles have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 68.1% (28th in professional baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have turned 83 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .986 (7th in the majors). The Orioles have accrued 1,183 assists, 69 errors and have amassed 3,709 putouts this year.
During his pro baseball career, Wells has allowed 32 hits while he has accumulated 17 strikeouts in 22 innings pitched. He has surrendered a total of 18 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.897 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.55 and he has faced 112 batters so far in his MLB career. Wells (1-2 record in his career) has a 7.15 earned run average and has given up 12.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-345)
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