New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Prediction, 6/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox
Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Location: Fenway Park in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-141) Boston (+110)
Martin Perez and the Boston Red Sox (44-30, 1st in AL East) play the New York Yankees (39-34, 3rd in AL East) at Fenway Park on Friday. The Yankees open this game at -141 while the Red Sox are priced at +110. The total is set at 9.5. The starting pitchers will be Domingo German and Martin Perez.
New York is slugging .392 and have been called out on strikes 676 times, while drawing a walk on 292 occasions. They have tallied 268 RBI's in addition to 559 base knocks this season, while their team batting average is at .233. The Yankees have accrued 89 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 95 balls out of the stadium. They have notched a total of 292 runs and have an on-base percentage of .318. As a squad, the New York Yankees are scoring 4.0 runs/g, which puts them at 21st in baseball.
The Yankees hold a team earned run average of 3.61 for the season (9th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 686 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.38 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.15. Yankees pitchers have allowed 82 home runs in addition to 292 runs in total (10th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 203 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.74 as a team on the year.
The Yankees relief pitchers have a save percentage of 71.4% and has entered the game in 60 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 75 base runners on the year with 21.3% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Yankees bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 61 times as well as having 93 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 217 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The relievers have accumulated 31 holds on the campaign (22nd in baseball). They have compiled 20 saves this year and have not converted 8 of 28 save chances.
The New York Yankees have 1,952 putouts so far this season, in addition to 638 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which is 13th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 468 double plays. The Yankees have transformed 70.9% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,856 innings on the field, which ranks them 8th in professional baseball.
German has pitched in 312 innings and has accumulated 336 K's thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.44 (154 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.218. He has surrendered 284 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 96 walks. German (24-15 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.56 while he has gone up against 1,317 opposing hitters in the majors.
The Boston Red Sox have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .318 as well as a batting average of .257 this season. They have struck out on 661 instances (13th in MLB) and have totaled 648 base knocks. Boston has a total of 92 home runs so far this season as well as 350 runs batted in. The Red Sox have a slugging percentage of .439 and they are scoring 5.04 runs per game (3rd in baseball). They have put up 162 doubles, while taking a walk 199 times as well as earning 373 runs.
The Red Sox are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.413 in addition to having a FIP of 3.89 as a team so far this season. They rank 27th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 654. The Boston pitching staff have conceded 341 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 4.26 (308 earned runs allowed). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.62 (697 strikeouts vs 266 walks). They have allowed 74 homers and they relinquish 4.71 runs per 9 innings (18th in MLB).
Boston relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 31.6% out of their 114 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 86 times in high leverage situations and on 71 occasions with runners on. With 80 save situations, the Red Sox have 46 holds in addition to 11 blown saves. They rank 8th in baseball with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have sent 243 relievers to the mound on the campaign. Boston has called on relief pitchers to take the mound in 33 save opportunities and they have come away with 22 saves.
In 5,862 innings played, the Red Sox have a defensive efficiency of 65.2% (30th in professional baseball). The Boston Red Sox have turned 69 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .980 (29th in MLB). The Red Sox have 666 assists, 54 errors and have notched a total of 1,954 putouts over the course of the season.
Perez (61-65 career mark) has earned a 4.68 earned run average and has allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.80 and he has gone up against 4,607 batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has given up 549 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.472 and a FIP of 4.5. Thus far in his career, Perez has given up 1,164 base hits while he has accumulated 700 punch outs in 1,055 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-141)
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