Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Yankees Prediction, 7/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Yankees
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-132) New York (+105)
Aaron Nola and the Philadelphia Phillies (47-45, 2nd in NL East) head to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday where they'll meet the New York Yankees (48-44, 4th in AL East). The Phillies open this game at -132 while the Yankees are coming in at +105. The O/U has been set at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Aaron Nola and Domingo German.
The Phillies have compiled 146 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 105 baseballs out of the stadium. Philadelphia owns a slugging percentage of .400 and have struck out 848 times, while taking a walk on 311 occasions. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are scoring 4.5 runs per contest, which ranks them 13th in the league. They have earned 399 runs batted in and 733 hits this season, while their team batting average is sitting at .241. They are sitting with 418 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .317.
Phillies pitchers have allowed 116 home runs and also 426 runs (18th in MLB). They have walked 278 opposing players and their FIP is 4.14 as a squad so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.06 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.30. The Phillies hold a team ERA of 4.36 on the campaign (17th in the league), and the staff has rung up 850 hitters.
The Phillies bullpen have accumulated a save rate of 48.9% and has come into the game in 90 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 121 runners on the year and 43.8% of those runners earned a run for their team. Phillies relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 82 times and also have had 102 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have sent 289 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have 41 holds so far this year (19th in the league). They have accumulated 22 saves so far this year and have blown 23 of their 45 save chances.
The Phillies have transformed 68.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of 7,224 innings on the field, which has them ranked 25th in the majors. The Philadelphia Phillies have earned a total of 2,408 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 815 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which is 15th in professional baseball, and have 591 double plays.
Nola has pitched in 944 innings and has totaled 1,048 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. Nola (64-45 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.43 and he has faced 3,893 opposing batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.58 (376 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.169. He has conceded 823 base knocks (7.8 hits per nine innings) with 281 walks.
The New York Yankees have recorded an on-base percentage of .323 as well as a team batting average of .235 on the campaign. They have struck out on 838 instances (11th in baseball) and have notched a total of 708 hits. New York has accounted for 119 long balls for the year to go along with 353 runs batted in. The Yankees have a team slugging percentage of .395 and they score 4.15 runs per game (21st in the league). They have hit 113 doubles, while taking a walk 371 times and scoring 382 runs.
The Yankees have a WHIP of 1.170 with a FIP of 3.83 as a pitching staff over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.30 (867 strikeouts against 263 free passes). They rank 6th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 685. They have conceded 106 home runs and they surrender 4.17 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league). The New York pitching staff have allowed 375 runs this year while holding an ERA of 3.78 (340 earned runs yielded).
With 69 save situations, the Yankees have tallied 37 holds and 9 blown saves. New York has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 30 save chances and they have come away with 21 saves. Their relievers have come in 107 times in high leverage situations and also on 79 occasions with runners on. New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 27.4% out of their 106 inherited runners. They rank 5th in MLB with a save rate of 70.0%, and they have dispatched 265 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the season.
Out of their 7,290 innings played, the Yankees are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.6% (8th in MLB). The New York Yankees have twisted 65 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .984 (13th in baseball). The Yankees have recorded 762 assists, 52 errors and have notched a total of 2,430 putouts over the course of the season.
German (24-16 career win-loss mark) has a 4.57 earned run average while allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.48 and he has gone up against 1,377 hitters in his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 165 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.228 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. Thus far in his career, German has allowed 299 base knocks while tallying 348 strikeouts in 325 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-132)
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