Toronto Blue Jays vs Cleveland Indians Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs Cleveland Indians
Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Sam Hentges and the Cleveland Indians (26-21, 2nd in AL Central) play the Toronto Blue Jays (24-23, 4th in AL East) at Progressive Field on Saturday.
The Blue Jays have hit 69 doubles as a team and have knocked 71 baseballs out of the park. Toronto is slugging .432 and have struck out 404 times, while taking a walk on 140 occasions. As a team, the Toronto Blue Jays are putting up 5.0 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 6th in the league. They have earned 222 RBI's in addition to 413 base knocks over the course of the season, while their batting average is at .254. They have earned 236 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .319.
The Blue Jays have a team earned run average of 3.98 for the season (15th in the league), and their staff has rung up 439 hitters. They have walked 151 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.24 as a squad for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.91 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.28. Blue Jays pitchers have allowed 63 home runs and 205 runs in total (16th in the league).
Blue Jays relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 58 times in addition to having 62 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have earned 27 holds on the season (9th in baseball). The Blue Jays relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 60.0% and has entered the game in 44 save situations. They have compiled 9 saves this year and have missed out on 6 of 15 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 77 runners so far this year and 32.5% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Blue Jays have dispatched 170 relief pitchers to the mound on the season.
The Toronto Blue Jays have earned 1,250 putouts this year, as well as 453 assists and 28 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which ranks 14th in pro baseball, and they have turned 315 double plays. The Blue Jays have transformed 68.9% of balls in play into outs out of 3,750 innings, which ranks them 20th in professional baseball.
Stripling has taken the ball for 468 innings and is sitting with 453 strikeouts so far in his career. Stripling (23-30 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.95 and he has faced 1,958 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.90 (203 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.249. He has conceded 466 base knocks (9.0 hits per nine innings) with 119 free passes.
Cleveland has 56 HRs for the year as well as 177 RBIs. They have hit 71 two-baggers, while walking 143 times as well as recording 186 runs. The Cleveland Indians hold a team OBP of .288 and a batting average of .216 so far this year. The Indians have a SLG% of .385 and they are scoring 4.04 runs per outing (21st in the league). They have been rung up on 395 occasions (24th in MLB) and are sitting with 326 hits.
The Indians have a team WHIP of 1.232 and have a FIP of 4.22 as a staff on the season. They come in at 5th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 331. The Cleveland pitching staff have conceded 184 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 3.76 (171 earned runs yielded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.58 (446 strikeouts vs 173 walks). They have conceded 59 homers and they relinquish 4.05 runs per 9 innings (9th in MLB).
Cleveland bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 29.6% out of their 54 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 48 times in high leverage situations and on 40 occasions with runners on. With 37 save situations, the Indians have earned 19 holds and 2 blown saves. They are currently ranked 1st in the league with a save percentage of 88.9%, and they have dispatched 144 relievers to the mound on the year. Cleveland has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 18 save opportunities and they have recorded 16 saves.
In 3,687 innings on the diamond, the Indians hold a efficiency on defense of 71.7% (6th in baseball). The Cleveland Indians have turned 35 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (9th in the majors). The Indians have accrued 412 assists, 26 errors and are sitting with 1,229 putouts this year.
Thus far in his career, Hentges has given up 28 hits and he has 22 strikeouts in 20 frames. Hentges (1-1 career win-loss mark) has earned a 6.20 ERA and has given up 12.4 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered 14 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.967 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.83 and he has gone up against 98 batters so far in his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto
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