Texas Rangers vs New York Yankees Prediction, 9/21/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs New York Yankees
Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (+190) New York (-256)
Dane Dunning and the Texas Rangers (55-94, 5th in AL West) travel to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday where they'll meet the New York Yankees (83-67, 4th in AL East). The odds on this contest have the Rangers coming in at +190 and the Yankees are at -256. The total has been set at 8.5. The pitchers expected to start will be Dane Dunning and Jordan Montgomery.
As a team, the Texas Rangers are earning 3.9 runs per contest, which puts them at 29th in the league. They are sitting with 574 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .294. The Rangers have compiled 205 two-baggers as a team and have hit 155 balls out of the park. They have earned 548 runs batted in in addition to 1,147 hits on the year, while their team batting average comes in at .231. Texas has a slugging rate of .374 and have struck out 1,280 times, while drawing a walk on 401 occasions.
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The Rangers hold a team earned run average of 4.78 this season (25th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,138 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 471 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.77 as a squad over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.42 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.35. Rangers pitchers have allowed 217 long balls and also 750 total runs (25th in the league).
Rangers bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 134 times and also have had 125 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 60 holds for the year (28th in the league). The Rangers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 58.7% and stepped onto the hill in 108 save situations. They have compiled 27 saves so far this season and have blown 19 out of their 46 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 208 runners so far this year and 33.2% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Rangers have sent 465 relievers to the hill on the year.
The Texas Rangers have earned a total of 3,937 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,355 assists and 79 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which has them ranked 13th in professional baseball, and they have turned 1,104 double plays. The Rangers have turned 69.7% of baseballs in play into outs in their 11,811 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 14th in baseball.
Dunning (7-8 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 3.76 while facing 604 hitters in the major leagues. He has conceded 142 hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 49 walks. His earned run average is 4.20 (66 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.351. Dunning has thrown 141 innings and has accounted for 138 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career.
The New York Yankees have an on-base percentage of .323 in addition to a team batting average of .237 on the year. They have been called out on strikes on 1,373 occasions (6th in the league) and have totaled 1,171 base knocks. New York has compiled 204 home runs this year to go along with 609 RBIs. The Yankees hold a slugging percentage of .405 and they are scoring 4.33 runs per outing (21st in the league). They have hit 195 doubles, while walking 583 times as well as scoring 650 runs.
The Yankees have a WHIP of 1.208 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.93 as a unit for the year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.13 (1,451 strikeouts against 464 free passes). They come in at 8th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,141. They have surrendered 183 home runs and they concede 4.25 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The New York pitching staff have yielded 627 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.76 (555 earned runs surrendered).
New York has had relief pitchers take the mound in 69 save chances and they have come away with 44 saves. They sit at 12th in the league with a save percentage of 63.8%, and they have dispatched 467 relievers to the hill so far this year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 202 times in high leverage situations and also on 146 occasions with base runners. New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 27.6% out of 199 inherited runners. With 150 save situations, the Yankees have amassed 76 holds and 25 blown saves.
The New York Yankees have turned 107 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .982 (27th in MLB). The Yankees have recorded 1,226 assists, 94 errors and have a tally of 3,985 putouts so far this year. In 11,955 innings played, the Yankees have a defensive efficiency of 70.0% (10th in baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Montgomery has given up 353 hits and he has 368 punch outs in 374 innings. He has given up a total of 164 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.260 and having a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.09 and he has gone up against 1,579 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career. Montgomery (18-16 career mark) has a 3.94 earned run average and has given up 8.5 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Texas (+190)
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