Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Tampa Bay (-125) New York (+115)
Domingo German and the New York Yankees (29-24, 3rd in AL East) host the Tampa Bay Rays (34-20, 1st in AL East) at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. The Rays open this contest at -125 while the Yankees are priced at +115. The total is set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Tyler Glasnow and Domingo German.
Tampa Bay has a slugging % of .401 and have been called out on strikes 575 times, while being walked on 210 occasions. They have amassed 255 runs batted in in addition to 427 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average is sitting at .232. The Rays have recorded 101 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 66 baseballs out of the park. They have racked up 270 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .319. As a team, the Tampa Bay Rays are notching 5.0 runs per contest, which is 5th in the league.
The Rays have compiled a team ERA of 3.42 on the season (8th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 511 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 147 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.65 as a team this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.48 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.12. Rays pitchers have surrendered 60 long balls and 209 total runs (9th in the league).
Rays pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 44 times in addition to having 72 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 32 holds so far this season (6th in baseball). The Rays relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 56 save situations. They have accumulated 16 saves so far this season and have blown 8 of 24 save chances. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 55 runners on the season and 29.1% of those players crossed the plate. The Rays have sent 166 relievers to the hill for the year.
The Rays have turned 71.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of 4,428 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 7th in baseball. The Tampa Bay Rays have 1,476 putouts on the year, as well as 480 assists and 22 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .989 which is 2nd in the majors, and they have turned 332 double plays.
Glasnow has taken the mound for 385 innings and has accounted for 481 strikeouts thus far in his career. His earned run average is 4.09 (175 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.262. He has allowed 317 base hits (7.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 169 free passes. Glasnow (19-20 career record) has a FIP of 3.87 while facing 1,617 opposing batters in the major leagues.
New York has a total of 61 home runs on the season as well as 183 runs batted in. They have tallied 58 doubles, while taking a walk 210 times as well as racking up 201 runs. The New York Yankees are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .317 in addition to a batting average of .230 for the season. The Yankees hold a team slugging percentage of .372 and they earn 3.79 runs per game (23rd in MLB). They have been rung up on 488 occasions (12th in the league) and have recorded 395 base hits.
The New York pitching staff have surrendered 191 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 3.20 (167 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 58 dingers and they relinquish 3.66 runs per 9 innings (4th in MLB). The Yankees hold a team WHIP of 1.087 and have a FIP of 3.55 as a unit this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.62 (517 strikeouts vs 143 bases on balls). They are sitting at 8th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 367.
Sitting with 42 save situations, the Yankees have accumulated 22 holds and 4 blown saves. New York has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 19 save chances and they have tallied 15 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 63 times in high leverage situations and on 36 occasions with base runners. New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 20.9% out of their 43 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 3rd in the league holding a save rate of 78.9%, and they have dispatched 150 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the campaign.
The New York Yankees have turned 48 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (18th in baseball). The Yankees have accrued 452 assists, 31 errors and have 1,408 putouts on the season. Out of their 4,224 innings on the field, the Yankees are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 71.6% (6th in the majors).
In his career, German has given up 261 base knocks while earning 320 strikeouts in 293 frames. German (24-14 career mark) holds a 4.27 ERA while giving up 8.0 hits per nine innings. He has allowed a total of 139 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.201 and a FIP of 4.5. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.52 and he has gone up against 1,233 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (-125)
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