New York Yankees vs New York Mets Prediction, 9/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs New York Mets
Date: Sunday, September 12, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Yankees (-116) Mets (-105)
Deivi Garcia and the New York Yankees (78-63, 3rd in AL East) travel to Citi Field on Sunday where they'll meet the New York Mets (71-71, 3rd in NL East). The Mets open this matchup at -105 while the Yankees are coming in at -116. The total opens at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Deivi Garcia and Carlos Carrasco.
As a unit, the New York Yankees are compiling 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 20th in the league. They have accumulated 605 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .323. The Yankees have hit 187 doubles as a team and have smacked 181 baseballs out of the park. They have compiled 565 runs batted in and 1,095 hits on the season, and their batting average is at .236. New York has a slugging % of .399 and have been called out on strikes 1,298 times, while taking a walk on 552 occasions.
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The Yankees are sitting with a team ERA of 3.73 so far this year (5th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,345 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 432 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.89 as a unit so far this season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.11 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.19. Yankees pitchers have conceded 166 home runs and also 578 runs in total (10th in the league).
The Yankees have dispatched 438 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 186 runners on the season and 27.4% of them crossed the plate. They have compiled 42 saves for the year and have blown 22 of 64 save chances. The Yankees bullpen have earned a save rate of 65.6% and stepped onto the hill in 141 save situations. The relievers have earned 72 holds for the year (14th in the league). Yankees relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 136 times in addition to having 189 appearances in high leverage situations.
The New York Yankees have earned a total of 3,741 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,164 assists and 86 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which has them sitting 25th in MLB, and have a total of 910 double plays. The Yankees have turned 70.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,223 innings on the field, which has them ranked 6th in professional baseball.
Garcia (3-4 mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.29 while he has gone up against 184 batters during his time in the majors. He has given up 43 base knocks (9.1 hits per 9 innings) with 10 walks. His ERA is 5.27 (25 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.242. Garcia has pitched in 42 innings and has earned 40 K's so far in his MLB career.
The New York Mets have accumulated an on-base percentage of .315 as well as a team batting average of .238 so far this season. They have struck out on 1,215 instances (18th in baseball) and have a total of 1,085 base hits. New York has knocked in 155 HRs on the campaign as well as 530 runs batted in. The Mets hold a team SLG% of .389 and they are earning 3.94 runs per game (28th in MLB). They have 199 two-baggers, while getting a free base 433 times and recording 559 runs.
The Mets hold a team WHIP of 1.210 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.92 as a unit so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.14 (1,270 strikeouts vs 405 free passes). They are sitting at 4th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,054. They have conceded 159 homers and they concede 4.19 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The New York pitching staff have given up 562 runs on the season while having an ERA of 3.73 (500 earned runs conceded).
New York has called on relievers to enter the contest in 62 save opportunities and they have come away with 37 saves. They are ranked 18th in the league holding a save rate of 59.7%, and they have sent 462 relievers onto the field this year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 153 times in high leverage situations and also on 113 occasions with runners on base. New York relievers hold an inherited score rate of 32.3% out of their 167 inherited runners. With 130 save situations, the Mets have accumulated 66 holds in addition to 25 blown saves.
The New York Mets have turned 106 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (19th in pro baseball). The Mets have 1,155 assists, 79 errors and have notched a total of 3,619 putouts so far this season. In 10,857 innings on the field, the Mets have a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (10th in professional baseball).
Carrasco (89-75 career mark) holds a 3.82 ERA and has given up 8.5 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.09 and he has faced 5,261 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. He has surrendered a total of 542 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.198 and a FIP of 3.4. So far in his pro baseball career, Carrasco has surrendered 1,202 base hits and he has 1,337 K's in 1,276 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Mets (-105)
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