New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 4/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Location: TD Ballpark in Dunedin, FL
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-135) Toronto (-111)
Jameson Taillon and the New York Yankees (4-5, 3rd in AL East) go to TD Ballpark on Tuesday where they'll take on the Toronto Blue Jays (4-5, 5th in AL East). The Yankees open this game at -135 while the Blue Jays are priced at -111. The over/under has been set at 7.5. The pitchers expected to start will be Jameson Taillon and Hyun Jin Ryu.
New York has a slugging % of .370 and have been rung up 82 times, while being walked on 38 occasions. They have accumulated 35 RBI's and 74 base knocks this season, and their batting average comes in at .240. The Yankees have hit 13 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 9 baseballs out of the park. They have earned a total of 38 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .328. As a team, the New York Yankees are compiling 4.2 runs per contest, which has them at 18th in baseball.
The Yankees are sitting with a team earned run average of 2.93 so far this year (5th in MLB), and they have struck out 109 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 5.74 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.01. Yankees pitchers have relinquished 12 long balls and 33 runs (24th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 19 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.27 as a unit on the season.
The Yankees have dispatched 29 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 10 base runners on the year and 20.0% of them crossed the plate. They have 1 save on the campaign. The Yankees relief pitchers have entered the game in 3 save situations. The relief pitchers have earned 2 holds so far this year (23rd in baseball). Yankees bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 9 times in addition to having 10 appearances in high leverage situations.
Taillon has taken the hill for 470 innings and has earned 426 punch outs in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 3.67 (192 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.241. He has given up 467 base hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 117 free passes. Taillon (29-24 career record) holds a FIP of 3.57 and he has gone up against 1,965 opposing batters in the majors.
Toronto has recorded 11 HRs for the season and 36 RBIs. They have put up 10 two-baggers, while walking 29 times as well as putting up 41 runs. The Toronto Blue Jays have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .301 as well as a team batting average of .222 this year. The Blue Jays hold a slugging percentage of .360 and they tally 4.56 runs per contest (14th in MLB). They have struck out on 90 occasions (11th in the league) and have accounted for 69 base hits.
The Blue Jays hold a team WHIP of 1.235 and have a FIP of 4.00 as a squad for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.04 (85 strikeouts against 28 walks). They are sitting at 13th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 72. They have allowed 11 homers and they concede 3.78 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The Toronto pitching staff have yielded 34 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.11 (28 earned runs allowed).
Sitting with 7 save situations, the Blue Jays have tallied 2 holds and also 1 blown save. Toronto has had relievers enter the contest in 4 save chances and they have walked away with 3 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 16 times in high leverage situations in addition to 10 occasions with runners on. Toronto relievers have an inherited score percentage of 46.0% out of their 13 inherited base runners. They rank 10th in baseball holding a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 33 relievers onto the diamond on the season.
Ryu (59-36 career win-loss record) has earned a 2.95 earned run average while allowing 8.4 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.12 and he has faced 3,350 opposing batters so far in his career. He has given up a total of 269 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.160 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.3. During his pro baseball career, Ryu has allowed 769 base hits while he has accumulated 749 strikeouts in 819 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-135)
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