Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees
Date: Sunday, June 20, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Jordan Montgomery and the New York Yankees (35-32, 3rd in AL East) host the Oakland Athletics (43-27, 1st in AL West) at Yankee Stadium on Sunday.
The Athletics have tallied 119 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 88 baseballs out of the stadium. Oakland owns a slugging percentage of .414 and have been rung up 607 times, while drawing a walk on 252 occasions. As a team, the Oakland Athletics are notching 4.5 runs per outing, which has them at 12th in baseball. They have tallied 298 runs batted in and 535 hits so far this year, and their batting average is sitting at .236. They have 318 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .320.
The Athletics are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.85 on the season (13th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 572 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 185 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.83 as a team for the year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.09 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.25. Athletics pitchers have relinquished 72 home runs and also 288 total runs (16th in the league).
Athletics bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 51 times in addition to having 54 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 33 holds this season (14th in baseball). The Athletics relief pitchers have a save percentage of 73.1% and has entered the game in 59 save situations. They have earned 19 saves so far this season and have blown 7 of 26 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 79 base runners over the course of the season and 34.2% of those players ended up scoring. The Athletics have dispatched 208 relievers to the mound so far this season.
The Athletics have transformed 69.4% of balls in play into outs out of 5,586 innings on the diamond, ranking them 17th in baseball. The Oakland Athletics have amassed 1,862 putouts for the season, in addition to 538 assists and 34 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which puts them in 4th in the majors, and have a total of 484 double plays.
Manaea has thrown 629 innings and has racked up 525 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 3.73 (261 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.200. He has surrendered 597 base knocks (8.5 hits per nine innings) and has 158 free passes. Manaea (45-33 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 3.96 and he has faced 2,608 batters during his time in the major leagues.
The New York Yankees are sitting with an OBP of .315 as well as a team batting average of .233 so far this season. They have been rung up on 617 occasions (12th in the league) and have accounted for 514 base hits. New York has 84 home runs for the year to go along with 239 runs batted in. The Yankees hold a slugging percentage of .387 and they have an average of 3.90 runs per contest (25th in the league). They have 81 two-baggers, while walking 258 times as well as putting up 261 runs.
The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.137 in addition to having a FIP of 3.69 as a pitching staff so far this year. They are currently ranked 10th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 495. The New York pitching staff have surrendered 266 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.56 (236 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.43 (628 strikeouts vs 183 walks). They have given up 74 homers and they allow 4.02 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball).
Sitting with 54 save situations, the Yankees have amassed 29 holds and also 6 blown saves. New York has had relief pitchers take the mound in 24 save chances and they have come away with 18 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 82 times in high leverage situations and on 53 occasions with runners on base. New York relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 22.6% out of 62 inherited base runners. They sit at 4th in the league with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have sent 199 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the year.
Out of their 5,370 innings on the field, the Yankees have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (9th in professional baseball). The New York Yankees have turned 54 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (17th in MLB). The Yankees have 582 assists, 41 errors and have a total of 1,790 putouts on the campaign.
In his MLB career, Montgomery has allowed 285 hits while he has accumulated 288 strikeouts in 301 innings pitched. Montgomery (16-11 career record) has earned a 4.15 ERA while surrendering 8.5 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed a total of 139 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.248 and a FIP of 3.9. His K/BB ratio is 3.16 and he has gone up against 1,269 opposing batters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oakland
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