Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Prediction, 4/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto (+100) New York (-120)
The Toronto Blue Jays (3-1) are en route to Yankee Stadium on Wednesday where they will go up against the New York Yankees (2-2). The moneyline on this game has the Blue Jays at +100 and the Yankees open at -120. The total is set at 8.5. The men taking the mound will be Jose Berrios and Gerrit Cole.
As a squad, the Toronto Blue Jays are notching 5.8 runs per game, which ranks them 7th in MLB. They have earned a total of 23 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .336. The Blue Jays have hit 7 two-baggers as a team and have hit 8 baseballs out of the park. They have recorded 23 RBI's in addition to 38 hits this season, while their team batting average sits at .279. Toronto is slugging .507 and have been rung up 38 times, while drawing a walk on 8 occasions.
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The Blue Jays have an earned run average of 5.75 this year (26th in the league), and they have rung up 27 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.50 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.39. Blue Jays pitchers have conceded 6 home runs and also 23 runs in total (27th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 18 batters and their FIP is 5.44 as a team for the season.
The Blue Jays relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 75.0% and has come into the game in 9 save situations. The relievers have inherited 9 runners over the course of the season and 44.4% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Blue Jays pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 5 times as well as having 8 appearances in high leverage situations. The Blue Jays have sent 19 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. The relievers have racked up 5 holds over the course of the season (5th in MLB). They have earned 3 saves on the year and have blown 1 out of their 4 save opportunities.
The Toronto Blue Jays have a total of 108 putouts for the season, as well as 29 assists and 2 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .986 which ranks 14th in baseball, and have a total of 3 double plays. The Blue Jays have converted 73.8% of balls in play into outs in their 324 innings, which ranks them 9th in MLB.
Berrios (60-47 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.98 while he has faced 3,595 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 777 base hits (8.2 hits per 9 innings) with 268 free passes. His earned run average is 4.08 (386 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.227. Berrios has taken the ball for 852 innings and has earned 857 strikeouts during his pro baseball career.
The New York Yankees have earned a team on-base percentage of .316 and a batting average of .214 on the season. They have been rung up on 38 instances (11th in MLB) and have notched a total of 28 hits. New York has tallied 5 HRs over the course of the season and 13 RBIs. The Yankees hold a slugging percentage of .351 and they have an average of 3.25 runs per contest (21st in MLB). They have hit 3 two-baggers, while walking 16 times as well as scoring 13 runs.
The New York pitching staff have allowed 14 runs over the course of the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.08 (13 earned runs allowed). They have yielded 4 dingers and they allow 3.32 runs per 9 innings (8th in baseball). The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.053 in addition to having a FIP of 3.42 as a squad over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.73 (41 strikeouts vs 11 bases on balls). They sit at 14th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 29.
New York has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 1 save chance and they have come away with 1 save. They are ranked 8th in baseball with a save rate of 100.0%, and they have sent 19 relief pitchers onto the diamond this season. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 5 times in high leverage situations and also on 5 occasions with base runners. New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 14.3% out of 7 inherited runners. Sitting with 3 save situations, the Yankees have earned 2 holds and 0 blown saves.
The New York Yankees have turned 4 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .994 (5th in baseball). The Yankees have racked up 41 assists, 1 error and have accounted for 114 putouts this year. In their 342 innings on the diamond, the Yankees hold a defensive efficiency of 73.0% (11th in MLB).
Thus far in his career, Cole has allowed 1,242 base knocks while tallying 1,676 K's in 1,453 innings. Cole (117-63 career win-loss record) has a 3.21 earned run average while allowing 7.7 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 518 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.112 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.48 and he has gone up against 5,874 hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toronto (+100)
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