New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 6/15/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Location: Sahlen Field in Buffalo, NY
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-105) Toronto (-116)
Hyun Jin Ryu and the Toronto Blue Jays (33-30, 3rd in AL East) host the New York Yankees (33-32, 4th in AL East) at Sahlen Field on Tuesday. The Blue Jays open this game at -116 while the Yankees are coming in at -105. The over/under has been set at 9.5. The starting pitchers are Jordan Montgomery and Hyun Jin Ryu.
The Yankees have accrued 78 doubles as a team and have smacked 80 balls out of the park. New York has a slugging rate of .386 and have been called out on strikes 598 times, while taking a walk on 249 occasions. As a team, the New York Yankees are recording 3.9 runs per game, which puts them at 26th in the league. They have accumulated 231 runs batted in as well as 501 base knocks so far this year, while their team batting average is sitting at .234. They have earned 252 runs while holding a team OBP of .317.
The Yankees have a team ERA of 3.58 over the course of the season (9th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 617 hitters. They have walked 176 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.64 as a squad so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.51 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.13. Yankees pitchers have given up 71 home runs and 259 runs in total (10th in MLB).
Yankees pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 53 times in addition to having 78 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have accumulated 28 holds for the season (20th in baseball). The Yankees relief pitchers have a save percentage of 72.7% and has entered the game in 51 save situations. They have accumulated 16 saves for the season and have blown 6 of 22 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 62 runners for the season with 22.6% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Yankees have sent 194 relief pitchers to the mound this year.
The Yankees have turned 70.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of 5,208 innings on the field, ranking them 8th in the majors. The New York Yankees have earned a total of 1,736 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 561 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which ranks 18th in the majors, and they have twisted 425 double plays.
Montgomery has thrown 296 innings and has racked up 284 K's in his MLB career. Montgomery (16-11 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 3.89 while he has gone up against 1,244 opposing batters in the majors. His ERA is 4.10 (135 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.240. He has given up 280 base knocks (8.5 hits per nine innings) and has 87 walks.
Toronto has hit 99 home runs so far this year and 304 RBIs. They have recorded 98 doubles, while taking a walk 190 times and scoring 321 runs. The Toronto Blue Jays have recorded a team OBP of .328 in addition to a batting average of .264 this season. The Blue Jays hold a team SLG% of .453 and they average 5.10 runs per game (3rd in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 530 occasions (25th in the league) and have earned 567 base hits.
The Blue Jays have a WHIP of 1.282 and have a FIP of 4.30 as a pitching staff this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.84 (577 strikeouts against 203 free passes). They are sitting at 14th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 496. They have surrendered 83 home runs and they concede 4.47 runs per 9 innings (15th in MLB). The Toronto pitching staff have conceded 271 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.01 (243 earned runs conceded).
Toronto has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 19 save chances and they have earned 11 saves. They rank 21st in the league with a save percentage of 57.9%, and they have sent 215 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. Their relievers have come in 71 times in high leverage situations in addition to 72 occasions with runners on. Toronto relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 32.4% of 102 inherited runners. With 54 save situations, the Blue Jays have accrued 32 holds and also 8 blown saves.
The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 57 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (16th in baseball). The Blue Jays have recorded 575 assists, 38 errors and have accounted for 1,636 putouts so far this year. In their 4,908 innings played, the Blue Jays have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 69.2% (19th in MLB).
During his pro baseball career, Ryu has allowed 823 hits while he has totaled 799 K's in 877 innings. He has conceded 291 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.158 and a FIP of 3.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.14 and he has gone up against 3,583 opposing hitters so far in his career. Ryu (64-39 career record) has earned a 2.99 earned run average and has surrendered 8.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-105)
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