New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Jameson Taillon and the New York Yankees (28-20, 3rd in AL East) go to Comerica Park on Saturday where they'll meet the Detroit Tigers (19-30, 5th in AL Central).
As a team, the New York Yankees are scoring 4.0 runs per game, which has them at 25th in the league. They have accumulated 191 runs while having a team OBP of .320. The Yankees have tallied 54 doubles as a team and have smacked 58 balls out of the stadium. They have recorded 175 runs batted in as well as 363 base knocks this year, and their average at the plate comes in at .231. New York is slugging .379 and have been rung up 438 times, while drawing a walk on 195 occasions.
The Yankees have an earned run average of 3.21 over the course of the season (4th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 487 hitters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.83 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.08. Yankees pitchers have allowed 53 home runs and 171 runs (5th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 127 opposing players and their FIP is 3.46 as a squad for the season.
The Yankees relief pitchers have a save rate of 82.4% and has entered the game in 38 save situations. The relievers have inherited 36 runners so far this year with 16.7% of those players ended up scoring. Yankees pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 30 times as well as having 56 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 139 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The bullpen are sitting with 21 holds on the campaign (19th in the league). They have earned 14 saves over the course of the season and have blown 3 of 17 chances to save the game.
The New York Yankees are sitting with 1,289 putouts thus far, in addition to 409 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which ranks 11th in the majors, and they have turned 315 double plays. The Yankees have converted 71.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 3,867 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 10th in the majors.
Taillon has thrown 508 innings and is sitting with 469 strikeouts in his MLB career. His earned run average is 3.79 (214 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.244. He has given up 504 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) with 129 free passes. Taillon (30-27 career record) holds a FIP of 3.63 and he has faced 2,127 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
The Tigers hold a slugging % of .360 and they tally 3.62 runs per game (28th in MLB). They have put up 53 two-baggers, while taking a walk 142 times and recording 174 runs. Detroit is sitting with 44 long balls for the season to go along with 171 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 493 occasions (3rd in baseball) and have tallied 361 base hits. The Detroit Tigers are sitting with an OBP of .296 in addition to a team batting average of .229 for the season.
The Tigers hold a team WHIP of 1.369 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.51 as a team for the year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.22 (378 strikeouts vs 170 walks). They are currently ranked 20th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 393. They have conceded 57 dingers and they surrender 5.17 runs per 9 innings (23rd in MLB). The Detroit pitching staff have surrendered 236 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 4.66 (213 earned runs yielded).
Detroit relievers hold an inherited score rate of 37.7% out of their 69 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 37 times in high leverage situations and on 41 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 43 save situations, the Tigers have 25 holds in addition to 7 blown saves. They are currently ranked 18th in MLB holding a save rate of 58.8%, and they have dispatched 150 relievers to the hill this year. Detroit has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 17 save opportunities and they have walked away with 10 saves.
The Detroit Tigers have turned 38 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .982 (24th in pro baseball). The Tigers have recorded 424 assists, 31 errors and have notched a total of 1,235 putouts for the season. Out of their 3,705 innings played, the Tigers have earned a efficiency on defense of 69.4% (16th in MLB).
During his MLB career, Turnbull has given up 250 hits while earning 246 K's in 261 innings pitched. Turnbull (10-25 career record) has a 4.33 earned run average while allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 126 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.341 and a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.44 and he has faced 1,132 batters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York
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