Cleveland Guardians vs New York Yankees Prediction, 4/22/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs New York Yankees
Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Yankee Stadium is where the New York Yankees (7-5) will attempt to defeat the Cleveland Guardians (6-5) on Friday.
Cleveland has a slugging rate of .433 and have struck out 88 times, while being walked on 37 occasions. They have 61 RBI's in addition to 105 base knocks for the year, while their team batting average is sitting at .272. The Guardians have tallied 20 two-baggers as a team and have hit 10 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 62 runs scored and hold an OBP of .343. As a team, the Cleveland Guardians are scoring 5.6 runs per game, which has them sitting at 1st in the league.
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Guardians pitchers have given up 9 home runs and also 40 runs (8th in baseball). They have walked 29 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.57 as a squad for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.03 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.01. The Guardians have compiled a team earned run average of 3.03 for the season (8th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 88 batters.
Guardians relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 12 times as well as having 18 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have accumulated 4 holds over the course of the season (24th in the league). The Guardians relief pitchers have a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 6 save situations. They have compiled 1 save this season and have missed out on 1 of 2 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 15 base runners so far this year with 26.7% of them ended up scoring. The Guardians have sent 43 relievers to the mound on the year.
The Cleveland Guardians have accounted for 294 putouts so far this season, as well as 91 assists and 5 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .987 which puts them in 14th in the majors, and have a total of 7 double plays. The Guardians have turned 75.2% of balls in play into outs out of their 882 innings on the diamond, ranking them 2nd in professional baseball.
Civale (19-16 career mark) has a FIP of 4.29 while facing 1,073 opposing batters in the majors. He has surrendered 242 base knocks (8.3 hits per nine innings) with 67 walks. His earned run average is 3.83 (112 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.173. Civale has thrown 263 innings and has accumulated 222 K's so far in his career.
The New York Yankees hold an OBP of .306 as well as a batting average of .221 over the course of the season. They have struck out on 112 occasions (10th in baseball) and have earned 87 hits. New York has 11 long balls this season as well as 35 runs batted in. The Yankees have a team slugging percentage of .350 and they earn 3.25 runs per game (25th in baseball). They have recorded 18 doubles, while getting a free base 43 times and recording 39 runs.
The New York pitching staff have surrendered 34 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 2.53 (31 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 8 home runs and they concede 2.78 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball). The Yankees are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.180 and have a FIP of 3.25 as a team for the year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.61 (120 strikeouts vs 46 bases on balls). They come in at 8th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 84.
New York has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 7 save opportunities and they have recorded 5 saves. They are ranked 17th in MLB with a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have dispatched 54 bullpen pitchers onto the field for the year. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 27 times in high leverage situations in addition to 21 occasions with runners on. New York relievers have an inherited score rate of 14.7% of 34 inherited base runners. With 22 save situations, the Yankees have recorded 14 holds in addition to 2 blown saves.
Out of their 996 innings played, the Yankees have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 72.0% (9th in MLB). The New York Yankees have turned 8 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .991 (7th in MLB). The Yankees have recorded 115 assists, 4 errors and have 332 putouts during this campaign.
In his MLB career, Taillon has conceded 602 base knocks while totaling 567 punch outs in 620 frames. He has conceded a total of 263 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.232 and a FIP of 3.8. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.50 and he has gone up against 2,589 opposing batters in his MLB career. Taillon (37-31 record in his career) is the owner of a 3.82 ERA and has allowed 8.7 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cleveland
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