Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Prediction, 5/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Steven Matz and the Toronto Blue Jays (23-22, 4th in AL East) travel to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday where they'll take on the New York Yankees (28-19, 3rd in AL East).
As a team, the Toronto Blue Jays are notching 4.9 runs per game, which has them sitting at 7th in MLB. They have earned a total of 222 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .319. The Blue Jays have accounted for 68 doubles as a squad and have hit 63 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 210 RBI's and 389 base knocks this season, while their team batting average is sitting at .252. Toronto is slugging .423 and have been called out on strikes 384 times, while taking a walk on 136 occasions.
The Blue Jays have a team earned run average of 4.00 on the campaign (15th in the league), and the staff has struck out 410 batters. They have walked 141 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.33 as a squad on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.91 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. Blue Jays pitchers have given up 62 home runs and also 189 total runs (12th in the league).
The Blue Jays relief pitchers have a save rate of 60.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 44 save situations. The relievers have inherited 74 base runners this year with 31.1% of those players crossed home plate. Blue Jays relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 54 times as well as having 59 appearances in high leverage situations. The Blue Jays have sent 163 relievers to the hill for the season. The relief pitchers have 27 holds on the campaign (8th in MLB). They have earned 9 saves over the course of the season and have blown 6 of their 15 chances to get a save.
The Blue Jays have transformed 69.3% of balls in play into outs out of 3,570 innings on the diamond, ranking them 17th in baseball. The Toronto Blue Jays have amassed 1,190 putouts so far this season, in addition to 431 assists and 26 errors. Their fielding rate is at .984 which ranks 12th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 304 double plays.
Matz (36-43 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.46 while going up against 2,689 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has allowed 636 base knocks (9.1 hits per nine innings) and has 195 free passes. His earned run average is 4.37 (305 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.324. Matz has taken the mound for 627 frames and has earned 602 punch outs during his MLB career.
New York has hit 58 home runs this season as well as 174 RBIs. They have tallied 52 doubles, while walking 192 times as well as recording 189 runs. The New York Yankees have recorded an on-base percentage of .320 and a batting average of .231 on the season. The Yankees have a team slugging % of .381 and they average 4.02 runs per outing (22nd in baseball). They have struck out on 425 occasions (14th in MLB) and have a total of 355 base knocks.
The New York pitching staff have surrendered 165 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.17 (148 earned runs yielded). They have surrendered 50 long balls and they yield 3.53 runs per 9 innings (2nd in MLB). The Yankees hold a team WHIP of 1.057 in addition to having a FIP of 3.40 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.88 (477 strikeouts vs 123 bases on balls). They sit at 5th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 321.
New York has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 17 save opportunities and they have walked away with 14 saves. They are ranked 4th in the league holding a save percentage of 82.4%, and they have sent 135 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the year. Their relief pitchers have come in 56 times in high leverage situations in addition to 30 occasions with runners on. New York relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 16.7% of 36 inherited base runners. With 38 save situations, the Yankees have amassed 21 holds and 3 blown saves.
The New York Yankees have turned 41 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (11th in the majors). The Yankees have accrued 398 assists, 26 errors and are sitting with 1,262 putouts so far this year. In their 3,786 innings on the diamond, the Yankees have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.8% (5th in baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Kluber has allowed 1,204 hits and he has 1,512 punch outs in 1,393 frames. Kluber (102-60 career mark) has earned a 3.15 earned run average while giving up 7.8 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered 487 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.089 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.83 and he has gone up against 5,607 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto
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