Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Mets Prediction, 7/24/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Mets
Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto (-132) New York (+105)
Hyun Jin Ryu and the Toronto Blue Jays (48-44, 4th in AL East) head to Citi Field on Saturday where they'll meet the New York Mets (50-43, 1st in NL East). The Blue Jays open this game at -132 while the Mets are coming in at +105. The over/under is set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Hyun Jin Ryu and Taijuan Walker.
The Blue Jays have hit 153 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 144 baseballs out of the park. Toronto has a slugging rate of .456 and have struck out 751 times, while taking a walk on 277 occasions. As a squad, the Toronto Blue Jays are compiling 5.2 runs/g, which is 3rd in the league. They have accounted for 455 RBI's and 826 hits this year, and their batting average sits at .264. They have notched a total of 477 runs scored while having a team OBP of .327.
The Blue Jays are sitting with a team ERA of 4.03 on the year (12th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 851 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.92 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.26. Blue Jays pitchers have allowed 130 home runs in addition to 394 runs (12th in baseball). They have walked 291 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.38 as a squad for the year.
The Blue Jays have sent 316 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. The relievers have inherited 151 runners so far this season with 27.2% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have accumulated 16 saves on the year and have blown 10 of their 26 chances to get a save. The Blue Jays bullpen have earned a save percentage of 61.5% and has come into the game in 69 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 40 holds this year (26th in the league). Blue Jays bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 104 times in addition to having 91 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Toronto Blue Jays have accounted for 2,399 putouts this season, in addition to 813 assists and 56 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which puts them in 21st in MLB, and they have twisted 603 double plays. The Blue Jays have transformed 70.1% of balls in play into outs out of their 7,197 innings on the diamond, ranking them 11th in professional baseball.
Ryu has pitched in 913 innings and has earned 822 punch outs thus far in his career. Ryu (68-40 record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.37 and he has gone up against 3,728 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.00 (304 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.159. He has given up 853 base knocks (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 205 walks.
The Mets have a team slugging % of .385 and they have an average of 3.95 runs per game (27th in baseball). They have hit 121 doubles, while walking 299 times and putting up 367 runs. New York has tallied 104 HRs over the course of the season and 352 RBIs. They have struck out on 798 occasions (23rd in the league) and have earned a total of 688 hits. The New York Mets are sitting with an on-base percentage of .315 and a team batting average of .234 on the campaign.
The Mets are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.195 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.72 as a squad for the season. They are sitting at 1st in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 662. The New York pitching staff have given up 352 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 3.49 (304 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.11 (852 strikeouts against 274 bases on balls). They have relinquished 93 long balls and they allow 4.05 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball).
New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 33.3% of 111 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 92 times in high leverage situations and on 74 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 81 save situations, the Mets have earned 39 holds in addition to 15 blown saves. They rank 10th in baseball with a save percentage of 63.4%, and they have sent 289 bullpen pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. New York has called on relievers to take the mound in 41 save opportunities and they have walked away with 26 saves.
Out of their 7,050 innings on the diamond, the Mets hold a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (13th in the majors). The New York Mets have twisted 73 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (20th in baseball). The Mets have 750 assists, 53 errors and have a total of 2,350 putouts for the season.
During his MLB career, Walker has given up 608 base knocks while he has totaled 617 strikeouts in 672 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 278 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.229 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.83 and he has faced 2,834 hitters so far in his MLB career. Walker (42-37 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 3.72 ERA and has given up 8.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto (-132)
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