Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Prediction, 5/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Jordan Montgomery and the New York Yankees (28-20, 3rd in AL East) play the Toronto Blue Jays (24-23, 4th in AL East) at Yankee Stadium on Thursday.
Toronto has a slugging percentage of .432 and have been called out on strikes 404 times, while taking a walk on 140 occasions. They have accrued 222 RBI's in addition to 413 hits this season, while their team batting average is .254. The Blue Jays have accrued 69 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 71 balls out of the stadium. They have 236 runs while having a team OBP of .319. As a team, the Toronto Blue Jays are putting up 5.0 runs/g, which has them at 6th in baseball.
Blue Jays pitchers have conceded 63 home runs and 205 total runs (16th in the league). They have walked 151 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.24 as a unit on the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.91 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. The Blue Jays hold a team ERA of 3.98 on the campaign (15th in the league), and their staff has rung up 439 batters.
The Blue Jays have dispatched 170 relievers to the mound on the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 77 base runners this year and 32.5% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have recorded 9 saves on the campaign and have blown 6 of their 15 save opportunities. The Blue Jays relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 60.0% and stepped onto the hill in 44 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 27 holds on the year (9th in the league). Blue Jays relief pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 58 times in addition to having 62 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Toronto Blue Jays have notched a total of 1,250 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 453 assists and 28 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .984 which is 14th in MLB, and have a total of 315 double plays. The Blue Jays have turned 68.9% of balls in play into outs out of their 3,750 innings on the field, which ranks them 20th in the majors.
Ray has taken the mound for 889 frames and has totaled 1,097 K's in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 4.22 (417 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.368. He has allowed 806 base hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) with 411 free passes. Ray (51-52 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 4.16 and he has gone up against 3,839 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The Yankees hold a slugging percentage of .379 and they are recording 3.98 runs per game (25th in the league). They have hit 54 doubles, while taking a walk 195 times and scoring 191 runs. New York is sitting with 58 home runs this season as well as 175 RBIs. They have been rung up on 438 occasions (14th in MLB) and have earned a total of 363 base knocks. The New York Yankees have an OBP of .320 and a batting average of .231 on the season.
The New York pitching staff have given up 171 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.21 (153 earned runs conceded). They have conceded 53 HR's and they allow 3.59 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league). The Yankees hold a team WHIP of 1.076 and have a FIP of 3.46 as a staff on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.83 (487 strikeouts vs 127 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 7th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 335.
With 38 save situations, the Yankees have amassed 21 holds and 3 blown saves. New York has called on relievers to enter the contest in 17 save opportunities and they have walked away with 14 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 56 times in high leverage situations and also on 30 occasions with runners on base. New York relievers have an inherited score percentage of 16.7% out of their 36 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 4th in the league holding a save rate of 82.4%, and they have sent 139 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the season.
The New York Yankees have twisted 42 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (11th in pro baseball). The Yankees have recorded 409 assists, 27 errors and have earned 1,289 putouts on the season. In 3,867 innings on the diamond, the Yankees have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.4% (10th in pro baseball).
Montgomery (15-11 career record) has a 4.12 earned run average and has allowed 8.4 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.27 and he has faced 1,173 batters thus far in his career. He has given up a total of 128 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.232 and having a FIP of 3.9. In his MLB career, Montgomery has allowed 261 base knocks while he has earned 271 strikeouts in 279 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto
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