New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, 5/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Jameson Taillon and the New York Yankees (19-16, 2nd in AL East) travel to Tropicana Field on Thursday where they'll meet the Tampa Bay Rays (19-18, 4th in AL East).
New York has a slugging percentage of .384 and have been rung up 310 times, while taking a walk on 157 occasions. They have accrued 132 RBI's as well as 253 base knocks on the year, while their batting average sits at .222. The Yankees have earned 41 doubles as a squad and have hit 48 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 141 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .320. As a squad, the New York Yankees are compiling 4.0 runs per game, which puts them at 24th in MLB.
Yankees pitchers have given up 40 long balls and 126 total runs (5th in baseball). They have walked 90 hitters and their FIP sits at 3.41 as a team on the year. They have a K/BB ratio of 4.07 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.06. The Yankees are sitting with a team ERA of 3.17 for the season (4th in the league), and the staff has struck out 366 batters.
The Yankees bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 90.9% and has come into the game in 24 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 32 base runners on the year and 15.6% of those players ended up scoring. Yankees pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 27 times and also have had 45 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 107 relievers to the mound for the year. The relievers have 13 holds on the year (23rd in baseball). They have earned 10 saves on the campaign and have blown 1 of their 11 chances to save the game.
The Yankees have transformed 71.4% of baseballs in play into outs in their 2,841 innings, which has them sitting 8th in baseball. The New York Yankees have accumulated 947 putouts for the season, in addition to 290 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .984 which is 14th in pro baseball, and have 228 double plays.
Taillon has pitched in 494 innings and has accounted for 453 punch outs thus far in his career. His ERA is 3.75 (206 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.239. He has given up 490 base knocks (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 123 free passes. Taillon (30-26 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.61 and he has faced 2,066 opposing batters in the majors.
Tampa Bay has recorded 38 long balls for the season as well as 143 runs batted in. They have hit 61 doubles, while getting a free base 128 times and scoring 154 runs. The Tampa Bay Rays have an on-base percentage of .301 and a team batting average of .219 this year. The Rays have a team slugging % of .364 and they are recording 4.16 runs per contest (19th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 384 instances (1st in MLB) and have totaled 272 base hits.
The Tampa Bay pitching staff have allowed 155 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 3.76 (139 earned runs yielded). They have conceded 37 dingers and they allow 4.19 runs per 9 innings (12th in baseball). The Rays have a team WHIP of 1.168 in addition to having a FIP of 3.63 as a unit over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.16 (335 strikeouts vs 106 bases on balls). They come in at 19th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 283.
Tampa Bay has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 18 save chances and they have walked away with 12 saves. They are ranked 12th in baseball with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 113 relievers to the mound this season. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 50 times in high leverage situations and on 30 occasions with runners on base. Tampa Bay relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 28.6% of 35 inherited runners. Sitting with 43 save situations, the Rays have amassed 25 holds and also 6 blown saves.
In their 2,997 innings played, the Rays have earned a efficiency on defense of 70.7% (12th in baseball). The Tampa Bay Rays have twisted 35 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .990 (2nd in the majors). The Rays have recorded 325 assists, 14 errors and have amassed 999 putouts so far this season.
During his career, Hill has surrendered 828 base knocks while earning 1,067 punch outs in 1,007 innings pitched. He has conceded 429 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.219 and a FIP of 4.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.67 and he has faced 4,220 hitters in his MLB career. Hill (68-45 record in his career) has a 3.83 earned run average while allowing 7.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York
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