New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Prediction, 9/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox
Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
Location: Fenway Park in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: New York (+100) Boston (-132)
Jordan Montgomery and the New York Yankees (87-67, 3rd in AL East) travel to Fenway Park on Sunday where they'll meet the Boston Red Sox (88-66, 2nd in AL East). The odds on this game have the Yankees coming in at +100 and the Red Sox are at -132. The O/U opens at 10. The expected starting pitchers are Jordan Montgomery and Eduardo Rodriguez.
The Yankees have earned 204 doubles as a team and have hit 211 balls out of the stadium. New York is slugging .408 and have been rung up 1,403 times, while drawing a walk on 601 occasions. As a squad, the New York Yankees are scoring 4.4 runs per outing, which ranks them 18th in baseball. They have amassed 633 RBI's and 1,211 base knocks so far this year, while their team batting average is sitting at .239. They have notched a total of 676 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .325.
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The Yankees have an ERA of 3.73 this season (5th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,492 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 472 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.90 as a team so far this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.16 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.20. Yankees pitchers have given up 185 home runs and also 637 runs in total (10th in MLB).
Yankees relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 151 times in addition to having 208 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 79 holds so far this season (13th in the league). The Yankees bullpen have a save rate of 64.3% and stepped onto the hill in 154 save situations. They have earned 45 saves on the season and have blown 25 of their 70 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 205 base runners this season with 27.3% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Yankees have sent 480 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season.
The Yankees have transformed 70.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of 12,279 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 9th in professional baseball. The New York Yankees have amassed 4,093 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,267 assists and 96 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .982 which ranks 25th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 988 double plays.
Montgomery has taken the ball for 380 innings and has racked up 374 strikeouts in his MLB career. His earned run average is 3.90 (165 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.254. He has given up 357 base knocks (8.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 120 free passes. Montgomery (19-16 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.82 while he has gone up against 1,600 opposing batters in the majors.
Boston has 206 HRs on the season as well as 754 RBIs. They have put up 325 doubles, while taking a walk 486 times as well as scoring 797 runs. The Boston Red Sox hold a team on-base percentage of .329 as well as a team batting average of .262 for the year. The Red Sox hold a team slugging percentage of .451 and they average 5.18 runs per contest (3rd in the league). They have been rung up on 1,315 instances (20th in the league) and have earned 1,368 hits.
The Red Sox are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.385 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.98 as a squad this season. They have a ranking of 28th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,352. The Boston pitching staff have given up 718 runs over the course of the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.28 (641 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.79 (1,440 strikeouts against 516 bases on balls). They have surrendered 169 long balls and they relinquish 4.79 runs per 9 innings (19th in MLB).
Boston relievers hold an inherited score rate of 30.1% of 259 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 182 times in high leverage situations and on 168 occasions with runners on. With 161 save situations, the Red Sox have compiled 86 holds in addition to 24 blown saves. They rank 7th in MLB with a save percentage of 65.7%, and they have dispatched 530 relievers to the hill for the season. Boston has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 70 save opportunities and they have tallied 46 saves.
In 12,141 innings played, the Red Sox are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 65.7% (30th in professional baseball). The Boston Red Sox have turned 137 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .981 (28th in baseball). The Red Sox have recorded 1,357 assists, 104 errors and have 4,047 putouts over the course of the season.
So far in his MLB career, Rodriguez has surrendered 820 hits while tallying 877 K's in 845 innings pitched. Rodriguez (62-39 mark in his career) has earned a 4.19 ERA and has given up 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded 394 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.313 and a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.02 and he has faced 3,603 hitters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (+100)
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