Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Prediction, 9/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees
Date: Monday, September 6, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto (+110) New York (-141)
Jameson Taillon and the New York Yankees (78-57, 2nd in AL East) play the Toronto Blue Jays (72-62, 4th in AL East) at Yankee Stadium on Monday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Blue Jays coming in at +110 and the Yankees are at -141. The total has been set at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Hyun Jin Ryu and Jameson Taillon.
As a squad, the Toronto Blue Jays are compiling 5.1 runs per game, which ranks them 4th in MLB. They have earned a total of 677 runs and hold an OBP of .328. The Blue Jays have recorded 228 doubles as a squad and have hit 204 balls out of the park. They have 651 runs batted in as well as 1,191 hits this season, and their team batting average is sitting at .264. Toronto has a slugging % of .455 and have been rung up 1,028 times, while drawing a walk on 400 occasions.
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The Blue Jays hold a team earned run average of 3.92 on the year (12th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,202 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.04 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.25. Blue Jays pitchers have surrendered 166 home runs and also 557 total runs (11th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 395 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.12 as a team so far this season.
The Blue Jays relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 60.5% and has entered the game in 97 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 210 runners for the year with 30.0% of them ended up crossing the plate. Blue Jays pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 147 times in addition to having 139 appearances in high leverage situations. The Blue Jays have dispatched 453 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relief pitchers have earned 51 holds on the season (29th in baseball). They have tallied 26 saves for the season and have blown 17 out of their 43 save opportunities.
The Blue Jays have turned 69.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 10,461 innings on the field, which has them sitting 16th in MLB. The Toronto Blue Jays have earned 3,487 putouts for the season, as well as 1,152 assists and 79 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which ranks 24th in MLB, and have accumulated 884 double plays.
Ryu has taken the mound for 956 frames and has 858 strikeouts during his MLB career. His earned run average is 3.10 (330 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.164. He has conceded 900 hits (8.5 hits per nine innings) with 214 walks. Ryu (71-43 career mark) has a FIP of 3.37 while he has gone up against 3,911 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues.
New York has tallied 173 HRs on the season as well as 547 RBIs. They have recorded 185 doubles, while getting a free base 539 times as well as scoring 587 runs. The New York Yankees have accumulated an on-base percentage of .325 and a batting average of .237 for the year. The Yankees have a team slugging percentage of .400 and they are earning 4.35 runs per game (20th in the league). They have struck out on 1,241 occasions (9th in the league) and have tallied 1,051 base hits.
The Yankees hold a team WHIP of 1.173 and have a FIP of 3.77 as a squad over the course of the season. They come in at 4th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,001. The New York pitching staff have allowed 535 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.62 (480 earned runs given up). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.23 (1,289 strikeouts vs 399 walks). They have conceded 152 home runs and they surrender 4.03 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league).
New York has called on relievers to take the mound in 63 save opportunities and they have walked away with 42 saves. They are ranked 7th in MLB with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have sent 415 relief pitchers onto the field on the season. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 181 times in high leverage situations in addition to 128 occasions with base runners. New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 27.6% out of their 170 inherited runners. With 139 save situations, the Yankees have tallied 71 holds and also 21 blown saves.
The New York Yankees have turned 97 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in the majors). The Yankees have recorded 1,118 assists, 79 errors and have notched a total of 3,582 putouts this season. In 10,746 innings played, the Yankees have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.5% (7th in pro baseball).
So far in his career, Taillon has allowed 587 base knocks while earning 550 punch outs in 597 innings. He has surrendered 255 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.245 and a FIP of 3.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.50 and he has gone up against 2,502 hitters in his pro baseball career. Taillon (37-29 career win-loss mark) has earned a 3.84 ERA while allowing 8.8 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto (+110)
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