Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Prediction, 9/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees
Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto (+175) New York (-233)
Steven Matz and the Toronto Blue Jays (73-62, 4th in AL East) are headed to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday where they'll take on the New York Yankees (78-58, 2nd in AL East). The Yankees open this contest at -233 while the Blue Jays are priced at +175. The O/U is set at 9. The starting pitchers will be Steven Matz and Gerrit Cole.
As a team, the Toronto Blue Jays are recording 5.1 runs per outing, which is 3rd in the league. They have accumulated 685 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .329. The Blue Jays have accumulated 231 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 206 balls out of the park. They have compiled 659 RBI's in addition to 1,204 hits on the season, and their batting average is .264. Toronto is slugging .456 and have been called out on strikes 1,034 times, while being walked on 403 occasions.
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The Blue Jays have a team ERA of 3.89 so far this year (10th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,217 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.06 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.24. Blue Jays pitchers have conceded 166 home runs and also 557 runs in total (8th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 398 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.09 as a team this season.
Blue Jays relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 148 times and also have had 139 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 51 holds so far this season (29th in the league). The Blue Jays relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 60.5% and has entered the game in 97 save situations. They have 26 saves this season and have blown 17 out of their 43 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 211 base runners for the season with 29.9% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Blue Jays have sent 456 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The Toronto Blue Jays have earned 3,514 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,156 assists and 79 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which puts them in 22nd in MLB, and they have twisted 889 double plays. The Blue Jays have turned 69.7% of balls in play into outs out of 10,542 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 14th in the majors.
Matz has taken the hill for 702 innings and has totaled 668 strikeouts during his MLB career. His ERA is 4.25 (332 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.324. He has given up 714 hits (9.1 hits per nine innings) and has 216 walks. Matz (41-48 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.36 while going up against 3,013 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues.
New York has tallied 175 home runs this year to go along with 554 RBIs. They have put up 185 doubles, while walking 545 times as well as putting up 594 runs. The New York Yankees have accumulated an on-base percentage of .325 and a batting average of .237 on the season. The Yankees have a team slugging % of .400 and they score 4.37 runs per contest (20th in the league). They have been rung up on 1,249 instances (9th in the league) and have totaled 1,058 hits.
The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.177 in addition to having a FIP of 3.79 as a unit this season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.22 (1,299 strikeouts vs 404 free passes). They are currently ranked 5th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,012. They have given up 154 long balls and they surrender 4.06 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball). The New York pitching staff have given up 543 runs this season while having a team ERA of 3.65 (488 earned runs relinquished).
New York has called on relievers to take the mound in 64 save chances and they have earned 42 saves. They sit at 8th in MLB holding a save percentage of 65.6%, and they have dispatched 420 bullpen pitchers onto the field for the season. Their relief pitchers have come in 184 times in high leverage situations in addition to 131 occasions with runners on base. New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 27.3% out of their 176 inherited runners. Sitting with 141 save situations, the Yankees have earned 72 holds in addition to 22 blown saves.
Out of their 10,827 innings played, the Yankees have earned a efficiency on defense of 70.5% (6th in baseball). The New York Yankees have turned 98 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in baseball). The Yankees have racked up 1,122 assists, 80 errors and have accounted for 3,609 putouts for the year.
Cole (115-61 win-loss mark in his career) has a 3.14 ERA and has conceded 7.6 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.52 and he has gone up against 5,739 opposing batters thus far in his career. He has given up a total of 497 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.103 and having a FIP of 3.1. In his pro baseball career, Cole has allowed 1,205 base knocks while he has accumulated 1,645 punch outs in 1,423 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto (+175)
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