Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Niese (3-7) vs. Mike Fiers (3-7)
The New York Mets take on the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday at Miller Park. The Mets send Jon Niese to the mound to face Mike Fiers of the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has New York at +118 and Milwaukee at -128. The over/under was set at 8. The Mets, with a 31-40 run line record, cover the spread 44% of the time. They also have a 35-31 over/under record. The Brewers are 30-41 against the run line and have a 37-31 over/under record. They cover the spread 42% of the time.
The Mets head into this matchup with a 36-35 record, including 10-24 on the road. Jon Niese has an earned run average of 4.21 and is 3-7 so far on the season while having a 1.49 WHIP. He's pitched 77 innings thus far while surrendering 91 hits over that time and when he starts, the Mets are 4-9. Against the over/under, the Mets are 8-3 in his starts. The team is averaging 3.3 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.01 and they have given up 152 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen while being struck out 178 times and walking 76 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.55 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.15 batters per nine. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.60.
New York is batting .239 as a team, which is good for 26th in the league and hitting .230 away from home. The Mets hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302 which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 29th in baseball with 7.87 hits per game and Juan Lagares leads the team with 71.
With a 11-24 home record, Milwaukee will hope to improve on their 25-46 overall mark. Mike Fiers is starting this game 3-7 for the season with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.55. He's pitched 74 innings thus far while surrendering 87 hits over that time in which the Brewers are 5-9. Against the over/under, the Brewers are 6-8 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.4 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.43 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Brewers bullpen while being struck out 228 times and walking 82 times this season. As a team, Milwaukee has allowed 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.03 batters per nine. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.50.
They are batting .237 as a team, which is good for 29th in the league and hitting .236 at home. The Brewers hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in baseball with 7.99 hits per game and Adam Lind leads the team with 62.
New York has a team fielding percentage of .982 after having committed 46 errors with 703 assists and 1,876 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .980 team fielding percentage while committing 54 errors, accumulating 725 assists and compiling 1,892 put outs.
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 35-31 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 31-40 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 37-31 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 30-41 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
06/22/15 C Travis d'Arnaud Arm "?" Tuesday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
06/05/15 2B Daniel Murphy Quad Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)
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 15 day disabled list (5/12)
04/16/15 3B David Wright Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/15)
04/08/15 P Jenrry Mejia Suspension expected to miss 80 games
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
06/22/15 CF Carlos Gomez Hip "?" Tuesday vs. New York Mets
06/04/15 P Brandon Kintzler Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/31/15 LF Khris Davis Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/30)
05/24/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers
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