New York Yankees vs New York Mets Prediction, 9/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs New York Mets
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Yankees (-116) Mets (-105)
Citi Field is the venue where Tylor Megill and the New York Mets (70-71, 3rd in NL East) will take on the New York Yankees (78-62, 3rd in AL East) on Saturday. The Mets open this contest at -105 while the Yankees are priced at -116. The total has been set at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Corey Kluber and Tylor Megill.
The Yankees have accrued 186 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 179 baseballs out of the stadium. New York owns a slugging percentage of .398 and have struck out 1,288 times, while drawing a walk on 551 occasions. As a team, the New York Yankees are knocking in 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 21st in the league. They have 562 RBI's as well as 1,088 hits for the year, and their batting average is sitting at .236. They have earned 602 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .324.
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The Yankees are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.70 for the year (4th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,335 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 428 opposing players and their FIP is 3.88 as a squad on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.12 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.19. Yankees pitchers have surrendered 165 long balls and 568 total runs (8th in the league).
The Yankees relief pitchers have a save rate of 65.6% and has entered the game in 141 save situations. The relievers have inherited 186 base runners over the course of the season with 27.4% of those runners earned a run for their team. Yankees bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 136 times and also have had 189 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 435 relievers to the hill this season. The relief pitchers have 72 holds on the year (14th in MLB). They have compiled 42 saves on the season and have missed out on 22 of their 64 chances to save the game.
The New York Yankees have earned a total of 3,717 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,154 assists and 84 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which has them ranked 24th in the majors, and have accumulated 903 double plays. The Yankees have turned 70.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,151 innings on the field, which ranks them 6th in baseball.
Kluber has pitched in 1,403 frames and is sitting with 1,528 K's in his career. Kluber (102-61 win-loss record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.04 while he has gone up against 5,658 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.18 (496 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.094. He has surrendered 1,215 hits (7.8 hits per 9 innings) with 321 walks.
The Mets have a SLG% of .389 and they score 3.89 runs per game (28th in baseball). They have notched 197 doubles, while taking a walk 429 times as well as putting up 549 runs. New York has knocked in 154 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 522 runs batted in. They have struck out on 1,205 instances (18th in the league) and have 1,074 base hits. The New York Mets have a team on-base percentage of .314 and a team batting average of .238 on the year.
The Mets have a team WHIP of 1.212 and have a FIP of 3.92 as a unit so far this season. They sit at 4th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,047. The New York pitching staff have yielded 559 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.74 (497 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.12 (1,260 strikeouts vs 404 bases on balls). They have allowed 157 homers and they relinquish 4.20 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB).
New York has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 62 save chances and they have recorded 37 saves. They are ranked 17th in baseball holding a save rate of 59.7%, and they have dispatched 460 relievers to the hill for the season. Their relief pitchers have come in 153 times in high leverage situations in addition to 113 occasions with runners on. New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 32.3% out of their 167 inherited runners. With 130 save situations, the Mets have amassed 66 holds and 25 blown saves.
Out of their 10,776 innings on the field, the Mets have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (11th in pro baseball). The New York Mets have turned 105 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (21st in the majors). The Mets have racked up 1,147 assists, 79 errors and have earned a total of 3,592 putouts on the season.
During his career, Megill has allowed 69 base knocks and he has 78 K's in 70 innings. Megill (2-4 career mark) has earned a 4.20 ERA while conceding 8.8 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed a total of 33 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.245 and a FIP of 4.4. His K/BB ratio is 4.11 and he has faced 298 batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take the Yankees (-116)
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