New York Yankees vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 7/31/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Miami Marlins
Date: Saturday, July 31, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-152) Miami (+120)
Marlins Park is the venue where Trevor Rogers and the Miami Marlins (44-58, 5th in NL East) will play the New York Yankees (53-48, 3rd in AL East) on Saturday. The Yankees open this contest at -152 while the Marlins are priced at +120. The O/U opens at 7.5. The men taking the mound are Domingo German and Trevor Rogers.
The Yankees have tallied 130 doubles as a team and have hit 127 baseballs out of the stadium. New York is slugging .394 and have struck out 928 times, while being walked on 407 occasions. As a squad, the New York Yankees are recording 4.1 runs per game, which ranks them 25th in MLB. They have accumulated 384 runs batted in and 777 hits so far this year, while their batting average is sitting at .235. They have accounted for 415 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .323.
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The Yankees are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.84 for the year (11th in the league), and the staff has rung up 961 batters. They have walked 304 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.83 as a team so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.16 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.19. Yankees pitchers have conceded 116 home runs and 421 runs in total (12th in baseball).
The Yankees have dispatched 298 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The relief pitchers have inherited 120 base runners on the campaign and 30.8% of those players earned a run for their team. They have recorded 25 saves this year and have missed out on 14 of their 39 chances to get a save. The Yankees relief pitchers have a save percentage of 64.1% and has entered the game in 88 save situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 47 holds so far this season (20th in baseball). Yankees pitchers have entered the game with runners on 90 times in addition to having 125 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Yankees have converted 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 8,016 innings on the field, which ranks them 7th in pro baseball. The New York Yankees have accounted for 2,672 putouts on the year, in addition to 826 assists and 57 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which ranks 18th in baseball, and they have turned 670 double plays.
German (24-16 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.49 while he has faced 1,419 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 303 base knocks (8.1 hits per nine innings) and has 104 walks. His ERA is 4.50 (168 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.211. German has taken the mound for 336 innings and has tallied 363 K's during his pro baseball career.
The Miami Marlins are sitting with a team OBP of .304 in addition to a batting average of .236 so far this season. They have struck out on 980 occasions (6th in MLB) and have earned 801 hits. Miami has recorded 102 HRs so far this season to go along with 384 runs batted in. The Marlins have a team slugging % of .377 and they are earning 3.97 runs per outing (27th in the league). They have put up 145 two-baggers, while taking a walk 301 times and notching 405 runs.
The Marlins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.213 and have a FIP of 3.78 as a pitching staff on the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.73 (870 strikeouts vs 319 walks). They come in at 8th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 765. They have conceded 91 homers and they give up 4.04 runs per 9 innings (8th in the league). The Miami pitching staff have surrendered 401 runs for the year while having an ERA of 3.55 (353 earned runs conceded).
Miami has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 38 save chances and they have come away with 18 saves. They sit at 29th in the league with a save percentage of 47.4%, and they have sent 375 bullpen pitchers to the mound this season. Their relievers have come in 115 times in high leverage situations and on 70 occasions with base runners. Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 39.4% out of their 99 inherited runners. With 87 save situations, the Marlins have earned 49 holds and also 20 blown saves.
The Miami Marlins have turned 95 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .980 (30th in professional baseball). The Marlins have racked up 909 assists, 73 errors and have accounted for 2,682 putouts so far this year. In their 8,046 innings played, the Marlins have a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (11th in pro baseball).
Thus far in his career, Rogers has surrendered 111 base knocks while he has totaled 164 strikeouts in 134 frames. He has conceded a total of 47 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.199 and having a FIP of 2.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.28 and he has gone up against 560 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Rogers (8-8 mark in his career) has a 3.15 ERA while giving up 7.4 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-152)
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