Cleveland Guardians vs New York Yankees Prediction, 4/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs New York Yankees
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland (+180) New York (-220)
The New York Yankees (8-6) host the Cleveland Guardians (7-6) at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has Cleveland at +180 while New York is coming in at -220. The over/under is set at 7. The expected starting pitchers will be Aaron Civale and Gerrit Cole.
As a unit, the Cleveland Guardians are putting up 5.3 runs per contest, which has them at 2nd in baseball. They have accumulated 69 runs scored while having a team OBP of .340. The Guardians have accumulated 26 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 12 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accrued 68 RBI's in addition to 127 hits this season, and their batting average comes in at .279. Cleveland has a slugging rate of .441 and have been rung up 107 times, while drawing a walk on 39 occasions.
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The Guardians have a team earned run average of 2.97 so far this season (7th in the league), and they have struck out 103 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 34 batters and their FIP sits at 3.56 as a squad on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.03 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.03. Guardians pitchers have given up 11 home runs and also 47 total runs (7th in baseball).
Guardians bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 13 times in addition to having 18 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have tallied 5 holds on the year (24th in the league). The Guardians relief pitchers have a save percentage of 66.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 8 save situations. They have accumulated 2 saves for the year and have blown 1 of 3 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 16 runners on the season and 31.3% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Guardians have dispatched 48 relievers to the mound for the year.
The Guardians have converted 74.3% of balls in play into outs out of their 1,035 innings, which has them sitting at 4th in MLB. The Cleveland Guardians have earned 345 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 103 assists and 7 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .985 which is 18th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 8 double plays.
Civale has taken the hill for 263 innings and has accumulated 222 strikeouts so far in his career. His earned run average is 3.83 (112 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.173. He has surrendered 242 hits (8.3 hits per nine innings) and has 67 free passes. Civale (19-16 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.29 while he has faced 1,073 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
New York has 13 long balls for the year and 39 runs batted in. They have hit 19 doubles, while walking 48 times and scoring 43 runs. The New York Yankees have a team on-base percentage of .302 in addition to a batting average of .221 for the season. The Yankees have a team SLG% of .347 and they are earning 3.07 runs per contest (25th in the league). They have struck out on 125 instances (11th in the league) and have recorded 101 base knocks.
The Yankees are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.179 with a FIP of 3.08 as a pitching staff on the year. They are sitting at 14th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 100. The New York pitching staff have surrendered 38 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 2.48 (35 earned runs surrendered). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.80 (140 strikeouts against 50 free passes). They have conceded 9 long balls and they yield 2.69 runs per 9 innings (3rd in MLB).
Sitting with 24 save situations, the Yankees have earned 15 holds in addition to 2 blown saves. New York has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 8 save chances and they have walked away with 6 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 27 times in high leverage situations and on 22 occasions with base runners. New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 18.9% out of 37 inherited runners. They are ranked 13th in MLB with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 58 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
In 1,149 innings on the field, the Yankees have earned a defensive efficiency of 71.1% (13th in pro baseball). The New York Yankees have gotten 9 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .992 (5th in MLB). The Yankees have racked up 133 assists, 4 errors and have accumulated 383 putouts this season.
During his MLB career, Cole has surrendered 1,247 hits while he has earned 1,685 K's in 1,460 innings. He has allowed 523 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.114 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.43 and he has gone up against 5,907 batters during his MLB career. Cole (117-63 career win-loss mark) holds a 3.22 earned run average while giving up 7.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cleveland (+180)
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