New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, 4/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-116) Tampa Bay (-125)
Domingo German and the New York Yankees (3-3, 3rd in AL East) are headed to Tropicana Field on Saturday where they'll take on the Tampa Bay Rays (2-4, 5th in AL East). The odds on this game have the Yankees priced at -116 and the Rays are at -125. The O/U is set at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start are Domingo German and Chris Archer.
New York is slugging .378 and have been rung up 55 times, while taking a walk on 28 occasions. They have accumulated 24 RBI's as well as 53 base knocks this year, and their average at the plate is at .254. The Yankees have hit 8 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 6 baseballs out of the stadium. They have racked up 25 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .342. As a squad, the New York Yankees are scoring 4.2 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 13th in MLB.
Yankees pitchers have conceded 7 long balls and 15 total runs (29th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 11 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 2.89 as a team so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 6.64 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 0.82. The Yankees have a team earned run average of 1.74 this season (1st in MLB), and their staff has rung up 73 batters.
The Yankees relievers have recorded a save percentage of 100% and stepped onto the hill in 3 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 6 base runners on the season and none of those runners earned a run for their team. Yankees bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 6 times and also have had 8 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 19 relievers to the mound over the course of the season. The relievers have racked up 2 holds on the year (21st in MLB). They have accumulated 1 save this season.
German has thrown 246 innings and has tallied 275 punch outs in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.57 (125 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.232. He has surrendered 221 hits (8.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 82 walks. German (20-12 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.61 and he has gone up against 1,046 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Rays have a team slugging percentage of .337 and they are earning 3.83 runs per contest (20th in MLB). They have put up 9 two-baggers, while walking 22 times and recording 23 runs. Tampa Bay has hit 5 home runs on the season and 22 RBIs. They have been rung up on 54 occasions (25th in the league) and have earned a total of 42 base hits. The Tampa Bay Rays have accounted for a team OBP of .294 and a team batting average of .208 so far this year.
The Rays hold a team WHIP of 1.541 with a FIP of 3.47 as a staff over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.31 (53 strikeouts vs 16 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 4th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 66. They have conceded 5 HR's and they relinquish 7.11 runs per 9 innings (28th in baseball). The Tampa Bay pitching staff have relinquished 42 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 5.92 (35 earned runs allowed).
Tampa Bay has called on relievers to take the mound in 5 save chances and they have tallied 2 saves. They are currently ranked 22nd in MLB holding a save percentage of 40.0%, and they have dispatched 21 relievers onto the field on the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 15 times in high leverage situations and on 8 occasions with base runners. Tampa Bay relievers have an inherited score rate of 50% out of 10 inherited base runners. Sitting with 10 save situations, the Rays have 5 holds and 3 blown saves.
Archer (60-81 career mark) has earned a 3.88 ERA while surrendering 8.2 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.21 and he has faced 5,214 opposing batters during his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 533 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.255 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. So far in his pro baseball career, Archer has surrendered 1,131 base knocks while he has tallied 1,351 K's in 1,237 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-116)
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