New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 4/19/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-220) Detroit (+188)
The Detroit Tigers (4-5) will go up against the New York Yankees (5-5) at Comerica Park on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Yankees at -220 and the Tigers are coming in at +188. The total has been set at 8. The pitchers taking the mound are Gerrit Cole and Tyler Alexander.
As a unit, the New York Yankees are putting up 3.0 runs per game, which is 28th in baseball. They have tallied 30 runs scored while having a team OBP of .311. The Yankees have accumulated 15 doubles as a unit and have hit 10 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 28 RBI's in addition to 75 hits this year, while their team batting average sits at .229. New York is slugging .366 and have been rung up 92 times, while drawing a walk on 33 occasions.
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Yankees pitchers have given up 8 home runs and also 29 total runs (4th in baseball). They have walked 35 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.34 as a team this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.89 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.13. The Yankees have a team ERA of 2.54 for the season (4th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 101 batters.
The Yankees relievers have recorded a save percentage of 75.0% and stepped onto the hill in 14 save situations. The relievers have inherited 31 base runners so far this year and 16.1% of them earned a run for their team. Yankees relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 20 times in addition to having 20 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 45 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. The relievers have notched 9 holds so far this season (4th in MLB). They have recorded 3 saves on the season and have blown 1 of their 4 chances to save the game.
The Yankees have turned 72.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 834 innings, which has them sitting 7th in professional baseball. The New York Yankees have 278 putouts on the year, as well as 97 assists and 4 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .989 which has them sitting 8th in baseball, and have 6 double plays.
Cole has pitched in 1,459 innings and has earned 1,682 K's thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.21 (521 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.111. He has allowed 1,246 hits (7.7 hits per nine innings) and has 375 free passes. Cole (117-63 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 3.11 while facing 5,896 hitters during his time in the majors.
Detroit has hit 6 HRs this year as well as 28 RBIs. They have hit 11 doubles, while getting a free base 32 times and notching 28 runs. The Detroit Tigers have compiled a team OBP of .290 as well as a team batting average of .201 so far this year. The Tigers hold a team SLG% of .318 and they average 3.11 runs per contest (26th in baseball). They have been rung up on 81 occasions (16th in MLB) and have recorded 57 base knocks.
The Tigers hold a team WHIP of 1.188 and have a FIP of 3.42 as a team on the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.95 (56 strikeouts against 19 bases on balls). They are sitting at 22nd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 76. They have allowed 6 dingers and they allow 4.50 runs per 9 innings (18th in the league). The Detroit pitching staff have allowed 40 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.71 (33 earned runs conceded).
Sitting with 7 save situations, the Tigers have recorded 3 holds in addition to 1 blown save. Detroit has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 4 save opportunities and they have tallied 3 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 13 times in high leverage situations in addition to 5 occasions with base runners. Detroit relievers hold an inherited score rate of 42.9% of 7 inherited base runners. They rank 10th in MLB with a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have sent 32 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
The Detroit Tigers have gotten 2 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (13th in baseball). The Tigers have recorded 74 assists, 4 errors and have notched a total of 240 putouts on the season. In their 720 innings played, the Tigers hold a efficiency on defense of 71.3% (13th in the majors).
During his pro baseball career, Alexander has allowed 218 hits while he has totaled 172 punch outs in 201 frames. He has given up a total of 93 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.299 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. His K/BB ratio is 3.91 and he has faced 858 batters thus far in his career. Alexander (5-11 record in his career) has earned a 4.15 earned run average while allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York (-220)
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