Los Angeles Angels vs New York Yankees Prediction, 5/31/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs New York Yankees
Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+115) New York (-135)
The New York Yankees (33-15) host the Los Angeles Angels (27-22) at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Angels at +115 and the Yankees are coming in at -135. The over/under is 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Noah Syndergaard and Jordan Montgomery.
Los Angeles is slugging .426 and have struck out 451 times, while taking a walk on 161 occasions. They have tallied 226 RBI's as well as 412 hits on the campaign, while their team batting average comes in at .251. The Angels have accrued 75 doubles as a unit and have hit 67 baseballs out of the stadium. They have notched a total of 235 runs while having a team OBP of .322. As a squad, the Los Angeles Angels are scoring 4.8 runs per contest, which is 5th in baseball.
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The Angels hold a team earned run average of 3.68 for the season (11th in the league), and the staff has rung up 389 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.65 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.15. Angels pitchers have conceded 49 home runs in addition to 193 total runs (14th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 147 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.93 as a unit for the year.
The Angels relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 60.9% and has entered the game in 54 save situations. The relievers have inherited 87 runners so far this year and 40.2% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Angels relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 55 times in addition to having 51 appearances in high leverage situations. The Angels have dispatched 154 relievers to the hill on the season. The bullpen have accumulated 30 holds over the course of the season (15th in MLB). They have compiled 14 saves for the year and have blown 9 of their 23 save opportunities.
The Los Angeles Angels have 1,307 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 443 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .985 which is 18th in MLB, and have accumulated 43 double plays. The Angels have transformed 72.8% of balls hit into play into outs in their 3,921 innings, which has them ranked 1st in pro baseball.
Syndergaard has taken the ball for 756 frames and has accumulated 804 strikeouts thus far in his career. Syndergaard (51-33 career record) has earned a FIP of 2.96 and he has faced 3,104 opposing batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 3.31 (278 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.157. He has allowed 701 base knocks (8.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 174 walks.
The New York Yankees are sitting with a team OBP of .314 as well as a batting average of .237 on the season. They have been called out on strikes on 396 instances (15th in baseball) and have recorded 375 base knocks. New York has a total of 67 home runs for the season as well as 204 runs batted in. The Yankees have a team slugging % of .406 and they earn 4.58 runs per contest (8th in baseball). They have hit 62 doubles, while walking 167 times and putting up 220 runs.
The New York pitching staff have allowed 149 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 2.95 (141 earned runs conceded). They have conceded 37 homers and they concede 3.12 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Yankees hold a team WHIP of 1.081 and have a FIP of 3.15 as a staff for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.76 (444 strikeouts against 118 bases on balls). They rank 8th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 347.
With 61 save situations, the Yankees have accrued 35 holds in addition to 7 blown saves. New York has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 24 save chances and they have walked away with 17 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 65 times in high leverage situations and also on 52 occasions with runners on. New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 28.9% of 76 inherited runners. They sit at 9th in the league holding a save percentage of 70.8%, and they have dispatched 153 relievers to the mound on the year.
The New York Yankees have gotten 31 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .989 (2nd in baseball). The Yankees have accrued 442 assists, 19 errors and have earned a total of 1,291 putouts this season. In 3,873 innings on the diamond, the Yankees have a defensive efficiency of 71.5% (8th in professional baseball).
In his pro baseball career, Montgomery has allowed 411 base hits while totaling 418 K's in 434 innings pitched. Montgomery (19-18 career record) has a 3.94 earned run average while giving up 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 190 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.248 and a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.19 and he has faced 1,826 opposing batters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (+115)
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