New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 4/21/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
The New York Yankees (6-5) are en route to Comerica Park on Thursday where they will meet the Detroit Tigers (4-6).
As a squad, the New York Yankees are putting up 3.1 runs per game, which has them sitting at 26th in MLB. They have a total of 34 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .313. The Yankees have compiled 15 doubles as a unit and have smacked 10 balls out of the park. They have 30 runs batted in as well as 81 base knocks this season, and their batting average is .224. New York has a slugging rate of .349 and have been rung up 105 times, while drawing a walk on 41 occasions.
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The Yankees have compiled a team earned run average of 2.49 over the course of the season (3rd in the league), and the staff has struck out 112 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.60 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.15. Yankees pitchers have allowed 8 home runs in addition to 31 runs (5th in baseball). They have walked 43 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.32 as a team for the season.
The Yankees have dispatched 50 relievers to the mound for the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 34 base runners on the year with 14.7% of those runners crossed the plate. They have recorded 4 saves over the course of the season and have not converted 1 of 5 save chances. The Yankees relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 80.0% and has entered the game in 18 save situations. The relief pitchers have 12 holds on the year (2nd in the league). Yankees relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 21 times and also have had 24 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Yankees have transformed 73.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 915 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 6th in baseball. The New York Yankees have accumulated 305 putouts on the year, in addition to 103 assists and 4 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .990 which ranks 7th in baseball, and have 7 double plays.
Montgomery has thrown 396 innings and has totaled 387 K's in his career. Montgomery (19-17 win-loss mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.88 while he has faced 1,675 batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.00 (176 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.269. He has surrendered 377 base hits (8.6 hits per 9 innings) with 126 walks.
Detroit has recorded 6 home runs so far this season and 30 RBIs. They have recorded 11 doubles, while getting a free base 40 times and scoring 30 runs. The Detroit Tigers have accounted for a team OBP of .294 as well as a batting average of .196 this year. The Tigers hold a team SLG% of .301 and they tally 3.00 runs per contest (28th in MLB). They have struck out on 92 occasions (17th in MLB) and are sitting with 61 hits.
The Tigers have a team WHIP of 1.225 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.32 as a team over the course of the season. They are sitting at 13th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 82. The Detroit pitching staff have relinquished 44 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 3.54 (35 earned runs yielded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.56 (69 strikeouts vs 27 walks). They have allowed 6 homers and they give up 4.45 runs per 9 innings (20th in the league).
Detroit has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 4 save chances and they have come away with 3 saves. They sit at 10th in the league holding a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have sent 39 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the campaign. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 14 times in high leverage situations and also on 7 occasions with base runners. Detroit bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 40.0% out of their 10 inherited runners. With 7 save situations, the Tigers have tallied 3 holds and also 1 blown save.
In 801 innings on the field, the Tigers have a defensive efficiency of 71.0% (15th in baseball). The Detroit Tigers have gotten 2 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .986 (15th in baseball). The Tigers have recorded 79 assists, 5 errors and have earned 267 putouts for the season.
In his MLB career, Pineda has allowed 932 base knocks while totaling 940 K's in 962 innings pitched. He has conceded 425 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.190 and a FIP of 3.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.41 and he has gone up against 3,989 hitters in his MLB career. Pineda (62-54 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 3.98 earned run average while allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York
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