Friday, July 10, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson (4-2) vs. Noah Syndergaard (3-4)
The New York Mets welcome the Arizona Diamondbacks to Citi Field on Friday. Chase Anderson is the probable starter for the Diamondbacks and he'll face Noah Syndergaard of the Mets. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +130 and New York at -140. The over/under was set at 6.5. The Diamondbacks, with a 46-38 run line record, cover the spread 55% of the time. They also have a 43-36 over/under record. The Mets have a 39-42 over/under record and a 40-45 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 47% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks show up with a 42-42 record, including 20-21 on the road. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson holds a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.71 and a WHIP of 1.16. The Diamondbacks are 7-9 over his 97 innings pitched and he's also given up 90 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 5-11 in his starts. He is getting 3.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.61 and they've given up 272 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 240 and walked 106 batters this season while opposing teams hit .247 against them. Arizona has a team average of 8.94 hits allowed per game and are averaging 6.94 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.20, they are 24th in the league.
As a team, Arizona is batting .265, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .264 average away from home. Ranked at 4th in the league in on-base percentage, the Diamondbacks sit at .326 and they hold a .404 team slugging percentage. With 105 hits, Paul Goldschmidt leads the team while his team ranks 2nd in hits per game with 9.27.
New York is 29-14 at home while holding a 44-42 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 3.38, Noah Syndergaard will come into this game holding a 3-4 record and a 1.16 WHIP. The Mets have a record of 5-5 over the 58.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 56 hits. Against the over/under, the Mets are 2-7 when he starts. He is getting 2.8 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 2.80 and they have given up 175 hits on the season. The Mets bullpen has struck out 209 batters and walked 91 this season while opposing teams have hit .213 against them. New York has a team average of 8.18 hits per game and are averaging 7.97 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.26, they are 3rd in the league.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 29th in the league while putting together a .236 average at Safeco Field. Ranked at 28th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mets sit at .297 and they hold a .356 team slugging percentage. With 78 hits, Juan Lagares leads the team while his team ranks 30th in hits per game with 7.7.
The Diamondbacks have committed 42 errors and have combined for 886 assists and 2,299 put outs leading to a .987 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Mets have accumlated 53 errors while having 852 assists and 2,287 put outs leading to a .983 fielding percentage.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 43-36 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 46-38 against the run line so far this season
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 39-42 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 40-45 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/09/15 P Jeremy Hellickson Thumb "?" for next start scheduled start
06/16/15 CF Ender Inciarte Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/16)
06/04/15 P Archie Bradley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
04/22/15 C Gerald Laird Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/9)
04/05/15 P David Hernandez Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/27)
New York Mets
07/09/15 RF Michael Cuddyer Knee "?" Friday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
06/23/15 C Travis d'Arnaud Arm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/04/15 RF Cesar Puello Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
05/14/15 P Buddy Carlyle Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/12)
04/16/15 3B David Wright Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/15)
04/06/15 P Joshua Edgin Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27), out for season
04/06/15 P Zack Wheeler Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27), out for season
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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