New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 4/20/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-150) Detroit (+130)
Comerica Park is the location where the Detroit Tigers (4-5) will compete against the New York Yankees (5-5) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this game has New York at -150 and Detroit is priced at +130. The over/under comes in at 7. The pitchers who are expected to start are Luis Severino and Eduardo Rodriguez.
The Yankees have earned 15 doubles as a squad and have hit 10 baseballs out of the park. New York has a slugging rate of .366 and have been called out on strikes 92 times, while being walked on 33 occasions. As a team, the New York Yankees are scoring 3.0 runs per game, which puts them at 28th in the league. They have 28 runs batted in and 75 base knocks over the course of the season, while their team batting average sits at .229. They have tallied 30 runs while having a team OBP of .311.
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The Yankees hold a team earned run average of 2.54 on the year (4th in MLB), and they have rung up 101 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.89 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.13. Yankees pitchers have relinquished 8 home runs and also 29 runs in total (4th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 35 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.33 as a unit over the course of the season.
The Yankees have sent 45 relievers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 31 runners over the course of the season and 16.1% of them earned a run for their team. They have 3 saves on the season and have blown 1 of 4 save chances. The Yankees relievers have compiled a save rate of 75.0% and stepped onto the hill in 14 save situations. The bullpen have notched 9 holds so far this year (5th in baseball). Yankees bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 20 times as well as having 20 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Yankees have turned 72.8% of balls hit into play into outs in their 834 innings, which ranks them 7th in MLB. The New York Yankees have a total of 278 putouts on the campaign, as well as 97 assists and 4 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .989 which ranks 8th in professional baseball, and they have turned 6 double plays.
Severino has pitched in 544 innings and is sitting with 608 K's thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.41 (206 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.143. He has surrendered 469 base knocks (7.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 153 free passes. Severino (44-26 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.33 while going up against 2,235 batters in the majors.
Detroit has hit 6 home runs on the season as well as 28 runs batted in. They have hit 11 doubles, while walking 32 times as well as putting up 28 runs. The Detroit Tigers have accounted for a team OBP of .290 in addition to a team batting average of .201 for the season. The Tigers have a team slugging % of .318 and they score 3.11 runs per contest (27th in the league). They have been rung up on 81 occasions (19th in the league) and have tallied 57 hits.
The Tigers have a WHIP of 1.188 with a FIP of 3.42 as a team on the season. They have a ranking of 15th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 76. The Detroit pitching staff have given up 40 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 3.71 (33 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.95 (56 strikeouts against 19 free passes). They have surrendered 6 long balls and they surrender 4.50 runs per 9 innings (20th in baseball).
Detroit relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 42.9% out of 7 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 13 times in high leverage situations and on 5 occasions with runners on. With 7 save situations, the Tigers have accrued 3 holds in addition to 1 blown save. They are currently ranked 11th in MLB holding a save rate of 75.0%, and they have sent 32 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the year. Detroit has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 4 save opportunities and they have tallied 3 saves.
The Detroit Tigers have gotten 2 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .987 (14th in the majors). The Tigers have 74 assists, 4 errors and have notched a total of 240 putouts for the season. In 720 innings on the field, the Tigers hold a defensive efficiency of 71.3% (12th in the majors).
During his pro baseball career, Rodriguez has surrendered 840 base hits while he has tallied 899 strikeouts in 864 innings pitched. Rodriguez (64-40 career record) has a 4.18 ERA while allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 401 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.318 and having a FIP of 3.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.01 and he has faced 3,687 hitters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York (-150)
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