Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/14/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Tampa Bay (+170) New York (-200)
The Tampa Bay Rays (35-25) are en route to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday where they will try to defeat the New York Yankees (44-16). The line on this matchup has the Rays at +170 while the Yankees are at -200. The betting total is set at 8. The starting pitchers are Corey Kluber and Gerrit Cole.
The Rays have compiled 95 two-baggers as a team and have hit 58 baseballs out of the stadium. Tampa Bay is slugging .377 and have been rung up 506 times, while drawing a walk on 172 occasions. As a team, the Tampa Bay Rays are scoring 4.3 runs per contest, which puts them at 20th in MLB. They have amassed 242 RBI's in addition to 465 base knocks this year, and their average at the plate is .233. They have accounted for 255 runs and have an OBP of .297.
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The Rays are sitting with a team ERA of 3.26 for the season (4th in baseball), and they have struck out 521 hitters. They have walked 153 batters and their FIP is 3.75 as a unit for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.41 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.14. Rays pitchers have relinquished 65 home runs and 233 total runs (7th in the league).
The Rays have dispatched 220 relievers to the hill on the year. The relievers have inherited 78 base runners so far this season with 21.8% of those players ended up scoring. They have 18 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 13 of their 31 save opportunities. The Rays relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 58.1% and has stepped onto the mound in 73 save situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 41 holds for the season (5th in the league). Rays bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 60 times in addition to having 79 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Rays have turned 71.2% of balls in play into outs out of their 4,851 innings, which ranks them 9th in pro baseball. The Tampa Bay Rays have a tally of 1,617 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 512 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .982 which is 22nd in pro baseball, and have a total of 43 double plays.
Kluber has thrown 1,478 frames and has earned 1,595 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.22 (529 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.102. He has given up 1,294 hits (7.9 hits per nine innings) with 335 free passes. Kluber (106-63 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.06 while he has faced 5,970 hitters in the majors.
The New York Yankees have a team on-base percentage of .328 in addition to a team batting average of .250 so far this year. They have been rung up on 490 occasions (21st in MLB) and are sitting with 501 base hits. New York has hit 98 home runs for the season to go along with 290 RBIs. The Yankees have a SLG% of .441 and they are scoring 5.12 runs per game (2nd in the league). They have hit 83 doubles, while taking a walk 224 times and racking up 307 runs.
The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.063 with a FIP of 3.19 as a squad on the campaign. They rank 4th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 432. The New York pitching staff have conceded 180 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 2.86 (172 earned runs yielded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.81 (549 strikeouts against 144 walks). They have given up 48 HR's and they concede 2.99 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball).
Sitting with 71 save situations, the Yankees have amassed 39 holds and 8 blown saves. New York has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 30 save opportunities and they have tallied 22 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 77 times in high leverage situations and on 62 occasions with runners on. New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 29.4% of 85 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 5th in baseball with a save percentage of 73.3%, and they have sent 185 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the year.
The New York Yankees have gotten 39 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .989 (3rd in MLB). The Yankees have 569 assists, 25 errors and have a total of 1,627 putouts this season. In 4,881 innings played, the Yankees have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 71.9% (4th in the majors).
So far in his MLB career, Cole has allowed 1,293 base hits while he has tallied 1,757 punch outs in 1,516 innings pitched. Cole (122-64 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 3.22 earned run average while allowing 7.7 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 542 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.110 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.51 and he has faced 6,131 opposing batters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (+170)
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