New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 7/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-182) Seattle (+140)
Justus Sheffield and the Seattle Mariners (45-40, 3rd in AL West) host the New York Yankees (42-41, 4th in AL East) at T-Mobile Park on Tuesday. The Mariners open this matchup at +140 while the Yankees are priced at -182. The total is set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Jameson Taillon and Justus Sheffield.
New York has a slugging % of .394 and have been rung up 757 times, while being walked on 333 occasions. They have earned 314 RBI's and 637 base knocks on the year, and their batting average comes in at .235. The Yankees have accrued 99 doubles as a unit and have knocked 108 baseballs out of the park. They have earned a total of 341 runs scored and hold an OBP of .321. As a squad, the New York Yankees are earning 4.1 runs per contest, which has them at 23rd in MLB.
Yankees pitchers have conceded 97 home runs in addition to 352 runs (13th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 238 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.84 as a team for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.29 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.20. The Yankees have an earned run average of 3.89 for the season (11th in the league), and the staff has struck out 784 batters.
The Yankees relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 69.0% and has entered the game in 65 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 95 base runners on the season with 27.4% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Yankees relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 73 times in addition to having 102 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have sent 245 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The relievers are sitting with 34 holds this year (23rd in baseball). They have earned 20 saves this year and have blown 9 of their 29 save opportunities.
The Yankees have turned 69.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 6,603 innings, which ranks them 17th in baseball. The New York Yankees have earned 2,201 putouts on the campaign, as well as 701 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which puts them in 19th in MLB, and have 543 double plays.
Taillon has taken the mound for 535 innings and is sitting with 492 strikeouts in his MLB career. Taillon (32-28 career record) has a FIP of 3.71 while he has gone up against 2,251 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.90 (232 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.262. He has given up 538 base knocks (9.0 hits per 9 innings) and has 138 free passes.
The Mariners hold a slugging % of .384 and they earn 4.14 runs per contest (19th in MLB). They have notched 128 doubles, while getting a free base 264 times as well as racking up 352 runs. Seattle has a total of 105 home runs this season to go along with 341 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 812 occasions (5th in MLB) and have earned 603 base hits. The Seattle Mariners have earned a team OBP of .294 in addition to a batting average of .219 this season.
The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 394 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 4.40 (364 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 96 dingers and they relinquish 4.76 runs per 9 innings (20th in baseball). The Mariners have a WHIP of 1.287 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.22 as a pitching staff this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.53 (697 strikeouts against 276 walks). They are sitting at 20th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 682.
Seattle has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 40 save chances and they have walked away with 23 saves. They rank 23rd in baseball holding a save rate of 57.5%, and they have sent 291 bullpen pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 97 times in high leverage situations in addition to 83 occasions with base runners. Seattle bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 31.9% out of their 113 inherited runners. Sitting with 89 save situations, the Mariners have accrued 49 holds and also 17 blown saves.
The Seattle Mariners have turned 87 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (13th in the majors). The Mariners have 771 assists, 50 errors and have 2,234 putouts so far this year. In 6,702 innings on the diamond, the Mariners hold a efficiency on defense of 69.8% (15th in the majors).
In his pro baseball career, Sheffield has conceded 191 base knocks while accumulating 142 punch outs in 166 innings. Sheffield (9-11 career record) has earned a 5.10 ERA and has conceded 10.4 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 94 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.590 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.95 and he has faced 749 hitters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-182)
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