New York Yankees vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 8/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Miami Marlins
Date: Sunday, August 1, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-167) Miami (+130)
Jordan Montgomery and the New York Yankees (54-48, 3rd in AL East) are headed to Marlins Park on Sunday where they'll meet the Miami Marlins (44-59, 5th in NL East). The Yankees open this game at -167 while the Marlins are priced at +130. The total has been set at 7. The pitchers taking the mound are Jordan Montgomery and Sandy Alcantara.
The Yankees have accounted for 130 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 128 balls out of the park. New York has a slugging rate of .393 and have struck out 937 times, while drawing a walk on 412 occasions. As a unit, the New York Yankees are putting up 4.1 runs per game, which ranks them 25th in MLB. They have recorded 387 runs batted in and 784 base knocks for the season, and their batting average is sitting at .235. They have accounted for 418 runs scored while having a team OBP of .324.
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The Yankees hold a team earned run average of 3.81 on the year (11th in baseball), and they have rung up 970 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 306 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.82 as a team on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 3.17 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.19. Yankees pitchers have surrendered 116 long balls and 422 runs (12th in baseball).
The Yankees relievers have recorded a save percentage of 65.0% and has entered the game in 91 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 121 base runners so far this year with 30.6% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Yankees relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 91 times and also have had 126 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 301 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. The relievers have recorded 49 holds on the season (17th in MLB). They have accumulated 26 saves for the season and have blown 14 of their 40 chances to get a save.
The New York Yankees have a tally of 2,699 putouts on the campaign, as well as 835 assists and 58 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which puts them in 18th in baseball, and they have turned 674 double plays. The Yankees have turned 70.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of 8,097 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 7th in MLB.
Montgomery (17-15 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.89 while going up against 1,430 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 317 base hits (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has 106 free passes. His earned run average is 4.02 (152 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.243. Montgomery has pitched in 340 innings and has tallied 329 K's so far in his MLB career.
The Miami Marlins have compiled a team on-base percentage of .304 in addition to a batting average of .236 on the campaign. They have been called out on strikes on 989 occasions (6th in baseball) and have earned 809 base hits. Miami has hit 102 HRs on the campaign and 384 RBIs. The Marlins have a slugging percentage of .375 and they earn 3.94 runs per contest (27th in the league). They have put up 145 two-baggers, while getting a free base 303 times as well as scoring 406 runs.
The Marlins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.214 and have a FIP of 3.79 as a staff over the course of the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.71 (879 strikeouts against 324 free passes). They are sitting at 8th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 772. They have conceded 92 homers and they surrender 4.03 runs per 9 innings (8th in the league). The Miami pitching staff have surrendered 404 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.55 (356 earned runs yielded).
Miami has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 38 save opportunities and they have earned 18 saves. They sit at 29th in the league with a save rate of 47.4%, and they have sent 380 relievers onto the field on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have come in 116 times in high leverage situations in addition to 71 occasions with runners on base. Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 40.6% out of their 101 inherited base runners. With 87 save situations, the Marlins have 49 holds and also 20 blown saves.
Out of their 8,127 innings played, the Marlins hold a defensive efficiency of 70.0% (11th in MLB). The Miami Marlins have twisted 97 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .980 (30th in pro baseball). The Marlins have accrued 921 assists, 73 errors and have accounted for 2,709 putouts so far this year.
Alcantara (17-28 mark in his career) has earned a 3.58 ERA while conceding 7.8 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.09 and he has faced 1,712 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has given up 162 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.272 and having a FIP of 4.2. So far in his pro baseball career, Alcantara has surrendered 355 base knocks while totaling 340 K's in 407 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-167)
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