Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Houston Astros vs New York Yankees
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Houston (+100) New York (-120)
The New York Yankees (52-18) are welcoming the Houston Astros (43-26) at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. The moneyline on this game has the Astros at +100 and the Yankees open at -120. The total is 9. The starting pitchers will be Cristian Javier and Gerrit Cole.
The Astros have earned 114 two-baggers as a team and have hit 95 balls out of the stadium. Houston has a slugging % of .420 and have struck out 502 times, while taking a walk on 241 occasions. As a squad, the Houston Astros are earning 4.4 runs per contest, which is 16th in the league. They have amassed 292 runs batted in and 547 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average sits at .240. They have notched a total of 300 runs scored while having a team OBP of .318.
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The Astros have compiled a team earned run average of 3.10 on the campaign (3rd in baseball), and their staff has struck out 585 hitters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.03 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.14. Astros pitchers have given up 59 home runs in addition to 240 runs in total (3rd in MLB). They have walked 193 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.58 as a team for the year.
The Astros have sent 214 relievers to the mound over the course of the season. The relievers have inherited 72 base runners for the year and 27.8% of them crossed the plate. They have compiled 19 saves for the season and have blown 5 of 24 chances to save the game. The Astros relievers have earned a save rate of 79.2% and has come into the game in 69 save situations. The bullpen have tallied 45 holds so far this season (8th in MLB). Astros pitchers have entered the game with runners on 48 times and also have had 63 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Astros have converted 71.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,481 innings on the field, ranking them 6th in pro baseball. The Houston Astros have accounted for 1,827 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 551 assists and 34 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which ranks 12th in MLB, and they have twisted 49 double plays.
Javier has pitched in 211 innings and is sitting with 252 K's in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.41 (80 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.131. He has conceded 145 hits (6.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 94 free passes. Javier (13-6 career mark) has a FIP of 4.22 while he has faced 870 hitters during his time in the majors.
New York has accumulated 117 home runs on the season as well as 340 runs batted in. They have recorded 96 two-baggers, while getting a free base 265 times as well as putting up 360 runs. The New York Yankees hold a team on-base percentage of .327 and a batting average of .245 over the course of the season. The Yankees have a team SLG% of .441 and they tally 5.14 runs per contest (2nd in the league). They have struck out on 575 occasions (19th in baseball) and have totaled 571 base hits.
The Yankees are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.070 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.36 as a unit on the season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.63 (635 strikeouts vs 175 bases on balls). They rank 4th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 499. They have given up 62 homers and they allow 3.06 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The New York pitching staff have given up 214 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 2.94 (206 earned runs surrendered).
New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 31.0% out of 100 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 88 times in high leverage situations in addition to 73 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 84 save situations, the Yankees have accrued 46 holds in addition to 10 blown saves. They sit at 8th in the league holding a save rate of 71.4%, and they have sent 214 bullpen pitchers onto the field for the season. New York has had relief pitchers enter the game in 35 save chances and they have come away with 25 saves.
The New York Yankees have turned 43 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .989 (3rd in MLB). The Yankees have recorded 644 assists, 27 errors and have earned 1,891 putouts this year. In their 5,673 innings played, the Yankees hold a efficiency on defense of 72.5% (1st in MLB).
In his career, Cole has allowed 1,299 hits and he has 1,776 strikeouts in 1,529 innings. Cole (123-64 career record) has earned a 3.19 earned run average and has given up 7.6 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 543 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.107 and having a FIP of 3.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.51 and he has faced 6,180 batters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Houston (+100)
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