Friday, May 15, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Lohse (2-4) vs. Bartolo Colon (6-1)
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Citi Field on Friday to take on the New York Mets. The probable starters are Kyle Lohse for the Brewers and Bartolo Colon for the Mets. The opening line has Milwaukee at +143 and New York at -153. The over/under for this matchup is 7.5. So far this season Milwaukee is 18-15 against the over/under while the Mets are 15-16.
The Brewers come into this game with a 12-23 record, including 4-8 on the road. Kyle Lohse has a 2-4 record and an earned run average of 7.03. He's given up 45 hits in 39.2 innings pitched so far and Milwaukee is currently averaging 3.7 runs in his starts. As a team, they are batting .228, good for 29th in the league. They also rank 29th in the league in on base percentage at .285 with Adam Lind leading the way at .395.
The Mets overall record is 20-14 and they are 13-3 at home. Bartolo Colon is currently 6-1 with an ERA of 3.30. He's pitched 46.1 innings thus far and given up 45 hits. New York has averaged 4.3 runs in his starts this year. The Mets are 2nd in the league in team ERA at 2.99 and 11th in the league in hits allowed per 9 innings at 8.17. They come into this game batting .235 as a team with an OBP of .302, good for 24th in the league.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 18-15 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 15-20 against the run line
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 15-16 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 19-15 against the run line
Injuries to Watch
05/13/15 3B Aramis Ramirez Back "?"
05/13/15 SS Jean Segura Finger "?"
04/21/15 C Jonathan Lucroy Toe 15-day DL (4/20)
04/05/15 P Jim Henderson Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
New York Mets
05/13/15 CF Juan Lagares Ribs is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Chicago Cubs
05/08/15 P Dillon Gee Groin 15-day DL (5/3)
05/01/15 P Rafael Montero Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (4/29)
04/21/15 C Travis d'Arnaud Hand 15-day DL (4/20)
04/16/15 3B David Wright Hamstring 15-day DL (4/15)
04/08/15 P Jenrry Mejia Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/06/15 P Bobby Parnell Elbow 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Joshua Edgin Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
04/06/15 P Zack Wheeler Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
04/04/15 P Victor Black Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers
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