Wednesday, July 8, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom (8-6) vs. Jake Peavy (0-3)
The New York Mets take on the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday at AT&T Park. The Mets send Jacob deGrom to the mound to face Jake Peavy of the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has New York at -109 and San Francisco at -101. The over/under was set at 6.5. The Mets, with a 39-44 run line record, cover the spread 47% of the time. They also have a 39-40 over/under record. The Giants are 44-40 against the run line and have a 42-37 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
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The Mets show up with a 43-41 record, including 14-27 on the road. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom holds a 8-6 record with an earned run average of 2.30 and a WHIP of 0.97. He's pitched 105.2 innings thus far while surrendering 82 hits over that time and when he starts, the Mets are 9-7. Against the over/under, the Mets are 8-7 in his starts. The team is averaging 3.9 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 172 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 2.79. Teams are hitting .212 against the bullpen while being struck out 205 times and walking 90 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.19 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.93 batters per nine. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.30.
New York is batting .233 as a team, which is good for 29th in the league and hitting .230 away from home. The Mets on-base percentage sits at .298, which puts them at 27th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .357. They rank 29th in baseball with 7.74 hits per game and Curtis Granderson leads the team with 76.
San Francisco is 21-21 at home while holding a 42-42 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 6.43, Jake Peavy will come into this game holding a 0-3 record and a 1.64 WHIP. He's pitched 14 innings thus far while surrendering 15 hits over that time in which the Giants are 0-3. Against the over/under, the Giants are 2-1 when he starts. The team is averaging 1.7 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 233 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.70. Teams are hitting .241 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 203 times and walking 80 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.57 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.03 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91.
They are batting .266 as a team, which is good for 4th in the league and hitting .254 at home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .325, which puts them at 4th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .401. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.13 hits per game and Joe Panik leads the team with 93.
In terms of team defense, the Mets have a fielding percentage of .984 with 50 total errors, 838 assists and 2,236 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .986 team fielding percentage while committing 44 errors, accumulating 902 assists and compiling 2,240 put outs.
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 39-40 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 39-44 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 42-37 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 44-40 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
07/07/15 P Jenrry Mejia Suspension Served expected to return Tuesday vs. San Francisco Giants
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 15 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
San Francisco Giants
07/02/15 P Tim Hudson Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list
07/01/15 P Tim Lincecum Forearm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/28)
06/27/15 P Jeremy Affeldt Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/25)
06/24/15 LF Norichika Aoki Leg Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/18/15 2B Marco Scutaro Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/17); out for season
06/12/15 RF Hunter Pence Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/3)
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets
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