Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom (7-5) vs. Taylor Jungmann (2-1)
The Milwaukee Brewers host the New York Mets at Miller Park on Thursday. The probable starters are Jacob deGrom for the Mets and Taylor Jungmann for the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has New York at -132 and Milwaukee at +122. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Mets, with a 32-40 run line record, cover the spread 44% of the time. They also have a 35-32 over/under record. The Brewers have a 37-32 over/under record and a 30-42 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 42% of the time.
The Mets show up with a 36-36 record, including 10-25 on the road. Jacob deGrom has an earned run average of 2.34 and is 7-5 so far on the season while having a 0.96 WHIP. The Mets are 8-6 over his 92.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 71 hits over that time period. The Mets are also 7-6 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 153 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.03. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen while being struck out 181 times and walking 78 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.57 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.13 batters per nine. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.60.
As a team, New York is batting .238, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .227 average away from home. The Mets on-base percentage sits at .301, which puts them at 25th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .368. They rank 29th in baseball with 7.82 hits per game and Juan Lagares leads the team with 71.
Milwaukee is 12-24 at home while holding a 26-46 overall record on the season. Taylor Jungmann is starting this game 2-1 for the season with an earned run average of 3.50 and a WHIP of 1.22. The Brewers have a record of 2-1 over the 18 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 18 hits. The Brewers are also 1-2 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 196 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.38. Teams are hitting .229 against the Brewers bullpen while being struck out 233 times and walking 82 times this season. As a team, Milwaukee has allowed 9.33 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.09 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 29th in the league while putting together a .237 average at Safeco Field. The Brewers on-base percentage sits at .289, which puts them at 30th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .378. They rank 28th in baseball with 8 hits per game and Adam Lind leads the team with 62.
In terms of team defense, the Mets have a fielding percentage of .982 with 47 total errors, 714 assists and 1,900 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .980 team fielding percentage while committing 55 errors, accumulating 735 assists and compiling 1,919 put outs.
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 35-32 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 32-40 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 37-32 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 30-42 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
06/23/15 C Travis d'Arnaud Arm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
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
06/04/15 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 Mets
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