Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Tom Koehler (9-13) vs. Jacob deGrom (13-7)
The Miami Marlins take on the New York Mets on Tuesday at Citi Field. The Marlins send Tom Koehler to the mound to face Jacob deGrom of the Mets. The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +229 and New York at -250. The over/under was set at 7. The Marlins, with a 70-73 run line record, cover the spread 49% of the time. They also have a 66-69 over/under record. The Mets have a 75-62 over/under record and a 77-65 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 54% of the time.
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The Marlins show up with a 61-82 record, including 25-43 on the road. Tom Koehler has an earned run average of 3.99 and is 9-13 so far on the season while having a 1.30 WHIP. The Marlins are 12-15 over his 164.2 innings pitched and he's also given up 153 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 11-14. The team is averaging 3.7 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.39 and they've given up 405 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .234 against the Marlins bullpen while walking 179 times and striking out 444 times. Miami is averaging 7.28 strikeouts per game while getting 8.65 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 16th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.95.
Miami is batting .256 as a team, which is good for 9th in the league and hitting .257 away from home. Ranked at 25th in the league in on-base percentage, the Marlins sit at .307 and they hold a .377 team slugging percentage. Dee Gordon leads the team in hits with 174 while the team ranks 15th in baseball with 8.6 hits per game.
New York is 45-24 at home while holding a 82-61 overall record on the season. Jacob deGrom is starting this game 13-7 for the season with an earned run average of 2.40 and a WHIP of 0.97. The Mets have a record of 18-9 over the 176 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 134 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 14-12. The team is averaging 4.4 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.27 and they have given up 337 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .225 against the Mets bullpen while walking 145 times and striking out 380 times. New York is averaging 8.08 strikeouts per game while getting 8.22 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.39.
They are batting .247 as a team, which is good for 26th in the league and hitting .239 at home. Ranked at 18th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mets sit at .314 and they hold a .401 team slugging percentage. Curtis Granderson leads the team in hits with 136 while the team ranks 23rd in baseball with 8.45 hits a game.
The Marlins have committed 70 errors and have combined for 1,412 assists and 3,781 put outs leading to a .987 team fielding percentage. The Mets have committed 80 errors on the season with 1,433 assists and 3,884 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .985 on the year.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 66-69 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 70-73 against the run line so far this season
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 75-62 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 77-65 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/09/15 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Hamstring out indefinitely
08/26/15 P Kendry Flores Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/22)
08/17/15 P David Phelps Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/16)
08/04/15 P Carter Capps Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/3)
07/10/15 2B Jeff Baker Side Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/8)
07/01/15 RF Giancarlo Stanton Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/04/15 P Henderson Alvarez Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/22); out for season
04/14/15 3B Don Kelly Finger Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/13), out for season
04/08/15 P Aaron Crow Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/29); out for season
New York Mets
09/14/15 RF Michael Cuddyer Wrist is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs. Miami Marlins
08/05/15 P Rafael Montero Rotator Cuff Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/30)
07/29/15 P Jenrry Mejia Suspension out for season
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)
04/06/15 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 Marlins
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