New York Yankees vs New York Mets Prediction, 9/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs New York Mets
Date: Friday, September 10, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Yankees (-116) Mets (-105)
Jordan Montgomery and the New York Yankees (78-61, 3rd in AL East) go to Citi Field on Friday where they'll take on the New York Mets (70-70, 3rd in NL East). The Yankees open this contest at -116 while the Mets are priced at -105. The total opens at 8. The expected starting pitchers will be Jordan Montgomery and Taijuan Walker.
As a squad, the New York Yankees are scoring 4.3 runs per game, which ranks them 21st in MLB. They have tallied 598 runs scored and hold an OBP of .323. The Yankees have compiled 185 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 176 balls out of the park. They have 558 RBI's and 1,078 base knocks this season, while their batting average is .236. New York has a slugging percentage of .396 and have struck out 1,277 times, while taking a walk on 549 occasions.
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Yankees pitchers have surrendered 162 long balls and also 562 runs in total (8th in the league). They have walked 424 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.87 as a squad this year. Their K/BB ratio is 3.13 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.18. The Yankees are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.70 for the season (4th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 1,326 batters.
The Yankees have dispatched 432 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. The relievers have inherited 183 runners this year with 27.9% of those runners ended up scoring. They have earned 42 saves for the season and have blown 22 of their 64 save chances. The Yankees relievers have compiled a save rate of 65.6% and has entered the game in 141 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 72 holds on the campaign (13th in baseball). Yankees bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 135 times as well as having 187 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Yankees have transformed 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,070 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 6th in professional baseball. The New York Yankees have notched a total of 3,690 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,146 assists and 84 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .983 which puts them in 25th in MLB, and they have turned 897 double plays.
Montgomery has taken the ball for 365 frames and has totaled 350 K's so far in his career. Montgomery (18-15 career mark) sits with a FIP of 3.87 while he has faced 1,536 opposing batters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.89 (158 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.244. He has given up 340 base hits (8.4 hits per nine innings) with 115 walks.
The New York Mets have earned a team OBP of .315 as well as a team batting average of .238 on the year. They have struck out on 1,192 instances (19th in the league) and have a total of 1,070 base hits. New York is sitting with 153 home runs so far this season and 521 runs batted in. The Mets hold a team slugging percentage of .389 and they score 3.91 runs per contest (28th in the league). They have put up 196 two-baggers, while walking 424 times as well as notching 547 runs.
The New York pitching staff have yielded 556 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.75 (495 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 156 home runs and they surrender 4.21 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball). The Mets hold a team WHIP of 1.214 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.93 as a pitching staff on the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.10 (1,253 strikeouts against 404 bases on balls). They sit at 5th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,040.
New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 32.5% out of 166 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 151 times in high leverage situations in addition to 112 occasions with runners on. With 129 save situations, the Mets have 66 holds in addition to 24 blown saves. They sit at 17th in MLB with a save percentage of 60.7%, and they have sent 458 relievers onto the diamond so far this season. New York has called on relievers to take the mound in 61 save chances and they have tallied 37 saves.
The New York Mets have turned 105 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .984 (21st in the majors). The Mets have 1,135 assists, 78 errors and are sitting with 3,568 putouts during this campaign. In 10,704 innings played, the Mets are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (11th in the majors).
So far in his MLB career, Walker has given up 657 base hits while he has accumulated 657 strikeouts in 720 innings pitched. He has allowed 312 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.236 and having a FIP of 4.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.82 and he has faced 3,041 opposing hitters so far in his career. Walker (42-43 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 3.90 earned run average while allowing 8.2 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take the Yankees (-116)
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