Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Prediction, 4/14/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees
Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto (+100) New York (-120)
The Toronto Blue Jays (3-2) are en route to Yankee Stadium on Thursday where they will compete against the New York Yankees (3-2). The line on this contest has the Blue Jays at +100 and the Yankees are coming in at -120. The betting total is set at 9. The starting pitchers will be Kevin Gausman and Luis Severino.
The Blue Jays have accrued 9 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 8 baseballs out of the stadium. Toronto has a slugging percentage of .450 and have struck out 48 times, while being walked on 8 occasions. As a team, the Toronto Blue Jays are putting up 4.6 runs per game, which has them sitting at 12th in MLB. They have accumulated 23 runs batted in in addition to 43 hits for the year, while their batting average is sitting at .254. They have earned 23 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .302.
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The Blue Jays are sitting with a team ERA of 5.32 for the year (25th in the league), and the staff has struck out 32 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.52 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.36. Blue Jays pitchers have surrendered 7 home runs and 27 total runs (26th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 21 hitters and their FIP is 5.30 as a unit this year.
Blue Jays relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 6 times and also have had 8 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have recorded 5 holds on the year (8th in baseball). The Blue Jays relief pitchers have a save percentage of 75.0% and has come into the game in 9 save situations. They have accumulated 3 saves on the season and have missed out on 1 of 4 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 11 base runners on the season and 36.4% of them earned a run for their team. The Blue Jays have sent 23 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
The Blue Jays have converted 73.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 396 innings on the diamond, ranking them 12th in professional baseball. The Toronto Blue Jays have accumulated 132 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 42 assists and 3 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which ranks 16th in the majors, and have accumulated 4 double plays.
Gausman has pitched in 1,182 innings and has earned 1,166 K's in his career. His earned run average is 4.03 (529 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.284. He has surrendered 1,172 base hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 346 walks. Gausman (64-72 mark in his career) has a FIP of 3.87 and he has gone up against 4,989 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues.
New York has recorded 6 long balls so far this year as well as 16 RBIs. They have notched 7 doubles, while getting a free base 19 times and earning 17 runs. The New York Yankees hold an on-base percentage of .319 and a team batting average of .220 so far this season. The Yankees hold a team slugging percentage of .377 and they have an average of 3.40 runs per contest (22nd in baseball). They have been rung up on 43 occasions (16th in baseball) and have recorded 35 hits.
The New York pitching staff have conceded 14 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 2.49 (13 earned runs conceded). They have yielded 4 homers and they relinquish 2.68 runs per 9 innings (5th in MLB). The Yankees hold a team WHIP of 0.957 with a FIP of 2.88 as a pitching staff so far this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.64 (51 strikeouts against 11 bases on balls). They rank 11th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 34.
New York has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 1 save opportunity and they have earned 1 save. They are ranked 6th in the league holding a save percentage of 100.0%, and they have dispatched 23 relief pitchers onto the diamond for the season. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 5 times in high leverage situations in addition to 6 occasions with runners on. New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 12.5% of 8 inherited base runners. Sitting with 5 save situations, the Yankees have earned 4 holds and also 0 blown saves.
The New York Yankees have gotten 4 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .990 (7th in professional baseball). The Yankees have accrued 48 assists, 2 errors and have a tally of 141 putouts during this campaign. Out of their 423 innings on the diamond, the Yankees have a defensive efficiency of 73.4% (11th in MLB).
Severino (43-26 career record) has a 3.44 earned run average while conceding 7.8 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.99 and he has gone up against 2,214 opposing batters during his pro baseball career. He has allowed 206 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.147 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.3. In his career, Severino has conceded 467 base knocks while tallying 602 strikeouts in 539 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto (+100)
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