Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/27/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees
Date: Monday, June 27, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Yankee Stadium is where the New York Yankees (51-18) will attempt to defeat the Oakland Athletics (23-47) on Monday. The men taking the mound will be Paul Blackburn and Jordan Montgomery.
Oakland has a slugging rate of .328 and have been called out on strikes 586 times, while drawing a walk on 178 occasions. They have compiled 201 RBI's in addition to 476 hits for the year, and their average at the plate sits at .209. The Athletics have accrued 109 doubles as a unit and have knocked 49 balls out of the stadium. They have 219 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .272. As a team, the Oakland Athletics are scoring 3.1 runs per game, which is 29th in baseball.
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The Athletics have a team ERA of 4.44 for the season (24th in the league), and their staff has struck out 527 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 230 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.30 as a team so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.29 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.36. Athletics pitchers have allowed 76 home runs and 327 total runs (22nd in baseball).
The Athletics relievers have compiled a save rate of 58.3% and stepped onto the hill in 67 save situations. The relievers have inherited 137 base runners for the year and 26.3% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Athletics relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 90 times in addition to having 70 appearances in high leverage situations. The Athletics have dispatched 246 relievers to the hill for the year. The relievers have notched 43 holds on the campaign (11th in baseball). They have accumulated 14 saves this season and have not converted 10 of their 24 save chances.
The Oakland Athletics have 1,843 putouts this year, in addition to 642 assists and 47 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which has them ranked 26th in pro baseball, and have a total of 63 double plays. The Athletics have converted 68.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of 5,529 innings, which has them ranked 23rd in pro baseball.
Blackburn has taken the ball for 213 innings and has earned 132 punch outs in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.76 (113 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.376. He has conceded 237 base hits (10.0 hits per 9 innings) with 57 free passes. Blackburn (12-14 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.25 while he has gone up against 915 batters in the majors.
New York has hit 115 long balls this year to go along with 333 RBIs. They have 96 two-baggers, while taking a walk 259 times as well as recording 353 runs. The New York Yankees have an on-base percentage of .327 in addition to a batting average of .246 on the campaign. The Yankees hold a team slugging % of .442 and they score 5.12 runs per game (1st in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 565 occasions (19th in baseball) and have recorded 565 hits.
The New York pitching staff have given up 208 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 2.90 (200 earned runs yielded). They have surrendered 60 homers and they allow 3.01 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league). The Yankees have a WHIP of 1.064 with a FIP of 3.32 as a squad over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.64 (630 strikeouts vs 173 bases on balls). They come in at 2nd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 488.
With 84 save situations, the Yankees have 46 holds and 10 blown saves. New York has called on relievers to enter the contest in 35 save chances and they have tallied 25 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 88 times in high leverage situations and also on 72 occasions with runners on base. New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 31.3% out of their 99 inherited base runners. They rank 8th in baseball holding a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have sent 211 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this season.
The New York Yankees have gotten 42 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .989 (3rd in baseball). The Yankees have racked up 636 assists, 27 errors and have earned 1,864 putouts for the season. In 5,592 innings played, the Yankees have earned a efficiency on defense of 72.5% (1st in the majors).
So far in his MLB career, Montgomery has allowed 437 base hits while totaling 439 strikeouts in 466 frames. He has surrendered 199 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.228 and a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.23 and he has gone up against 1,952 opposing hitters during his career. Montgomery (22-18 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 3.84 earned run average and has surrendered 8.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oakland
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