New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 5/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Friday, May 28, 2021
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Casey Mize and the Detroit Tigers (19-30, 5th in AL Central) host the New York Yankees (28-20, 3rd in AL East) at Comerica Park on Friday.
As a unit, the New York Yankees are notching 4.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 25th in the league. They have earned a total of 191 runs and have an on-base percentage of .320. The Yankees have earned 54 doubles as a unit and have hit 58 balls out of the stadium. They have accrued 175 RBI's in addition to 363 hits for the season, and their team batting average is sitting at .231. New York is slugging .379 and have struck out 438 times, while drawing a walk on 195 occasions.
The Yankees have an earned run average of 3.21 so far this year (4th in the league), and their staff has rung up 487 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.83 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.08. Yankees pitchers have allowed 53 home runs and 171 runs in total (5th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 127 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.46 as a squad this season.
Yankees relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 30 times and also have had 56 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have racked up 21 holds over the course of the season (19th in MLB). The Yankees bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 82.4% and has entered the game in 38 save situations. They have earned 14 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 3 out of their 17 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 36 base runners on the year and 16.7% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Yankees have dispatched 139 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season.
The New York Yankees have accumulated 1,289 putouts this year, in addition to 409 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which has them sitting 11th in MLB, and they have twisted 315 double plays. The Yankees have converted 71.4% of balls hit into play into outs in their 3,867 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 10th in baseball.
Cole has taken the mound for 1,332 innings and has tallied 1,522 K's during his pro baseball career. Cole (107-57 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 3.04 while he has faced 5,370 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.13 (463 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.104. He has allowed 1,131 hits (7.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 340 free passes.
Detroit has accumulated 44 home runs for the season to go along with 171 runs batted in. They have 53 two-baggers, while getting a free base 142 times as well as racking up 174 runs. The Detroit Tigers have accumulated an OBP of .296 and a team batting average of .229 for the year. The Tigers have a team slugging percentage of .360 and they are recording 3.62 runs per game (28th in MLB). They have been rung up on 493 occasions (3rd in the league) and have tallied 361 base hits.
The Tigers have a WHIP of 1.369 with a FIP of 4.51 as a squad over the course of the season. They rank 20th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 393. The Detroit pitching staff have relinquished 236 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 4.66 (213 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.22 (378 strikeouts against 170 free passes). They have conceded 57 dingers and they yield 5.17 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league).
With 43 save situations, the Tigers have tallied 25 holds and 7 blown saves. Detroit has had relievers step onto the hill in 17 save opportunities and they have earned 10 saves. Their relievers have taken the field 37 times in high leverage situations and on 41 occasions with runners on. Detroit relievers have an inherited score percentage of 37.7% out of their 69 inherited runners. They are ranked 18th in MLB with a save percentage of 58.8%, and they have sent 150 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this year.
Out of their 3,705 innings played, the Tigers hold a efficiency on defense of 69.4% (16th in professional baseball). The Detroit Tigers have turned 38 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .982 (24th in baseball). The Tigers have recorded 424 assists, 31 errors and have earned 1,235 putouts on the season.
During his MLB career, Mize has surrendered 68 hits while he has tallied 66 strikeouts in 81 innings pitched. Mize (3-6 career mark) has earned a 4.67 earned run average and has allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 42 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.247 and a FIP of 5.2. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.00 and he has gone up against 347 hitters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks