New York Yankees vs Cleveland Guardians Prediction, 10/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Cleveland Guardians
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
The Cleveland Guardians will compete against the New York Yankees at Progressive Field on Saturday in Game 3 of their series. The series is tied 1-1 after Cleveland took Game 2 by a score of 4-2 in 10 innings. The men taking the mound will be Luis Severino and Triston McKenzie.
As a squad, the New York Yankees are knocking in 5.0 runs/g, which has them sitting at 2nd in the league. They have racked up 807 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .325. The Yankees have accumulated 225 two-baggers as a team and have hit 254 baseballs out of the stadium. They have compiled 764 runs batted in and 1,308 hits this year, while their average at the plate comes in at .241. New York has a slugging percentage of .426 and have been rung up 1,391 times, while drawing a walk on 620 occasions.
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The Yankees have compiled a team earned run average of 3.30 this year (3rd in baseball), and the staff has struck out 1,459 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 444 opposing players and their FIP is 3.56 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.29 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.12. Yankees pitchers have surrendered 157 long balls in addition to 567 runs in total (3rd in baseball).
Yankees pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 178 times in addition to having 185 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have racked up 81 holds on the year (15th in baseball). The Yankees relievers have a save rate of 69.1% and has come into the game in 153 save situations. They have 47 saves over the course of the season and have blown 21 of their 68 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 254 runners this year and 28.7% of those players ended up scoring. The Yankees have sent 507 relief pitchers to the mound this season.
The Yankees have turned 72.0% of balls in play into outs out of their 13,065 innings, which has them sitting 2nd in pro baseball. The New York Yankees have earned 4,355 putouts for the season, as well as 1,473 assists and 74 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .987 which has them sitting 6th in the majors, and have accumulated 102 double plays.
Severino has taken the hill for 638 innings and has earned 709 punch outs during his MLB career. Severino (50-29 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.39 while going up against 2,605 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.39 (240 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.121. He has conceded 534 base hits (7.5 hits per 9 innings) with 181 walks.
The Cleveland Guardians have accounted for an on-base percentage of .316 in addition to a batting average of .254 on the campaign. They have been rung up on 1,122 occasions (30th in MLB) and have earned 1,410 hits. Cleveland has tallied 127 home runs on the campaign and 662 RBIs. The Guardians have a team SLG% of .383 and they tally 4.31 runs per contest (15th in the league). They have tallied 273 two-baggers, while getting a free base 450 times and earning 698 runs.
The Cleveland pitching staff have conceded 634 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 3.46 (560 earned runs given up). They have given up 172 HR's and they concede 3.92 runs per 9 innings (8th in the league). The Guardians hold a team WHIP of 1.159 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.75 as a unit for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.20 (1,390 strikeouts against 435 free passes). They are currently ranked 7th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,252.
Cleveland relievers hold an inherited score rate of 28.7% out of their 181 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 168 times in high leverage situations and also on 135 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 135 save situations, the Guardians have 62 holds in addition to 18 blown saves. They are ranked 3rd in the league with a save rate of 73.9%, and they have sent 507 relief pitchers onto the diamond so far this season. Cleveland has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 69 save opportunities and they have tallied 51 saves.
Out of their 13,104 innings on the field, the Guardians have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (6th in MLB). The Cleveland Guardians have turned 127 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (25th in pro baseball). The Guardians have accrued 1,443 assists, 97 errors and have accounted for 4,368 putouts for the season.
In his pro baseball career, McKenzie has given up 243 base knocks while tallying 368 punch outs in 344 innings pitched. McKenzie (18-21 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 3.68 ERA while allowing 6.3 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered 141 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.027 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.0. His K/BB ratio is 3.32 and he has gone up against 1,363 opposing batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York
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