Tuesday, June 9, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Christopher Heston (5-4) vs. Noah Syndergaard (2-3)
The New York Mets host the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field on Tuesday. The probable starters are Christopher Heston for the Giants and Noah Syndergaard for the Mets. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +129 and New York at -139. The over/under was set at 7. The Giants have a 29-25 over/under record and a 31-27 run line mark, meaning they cover 53% of the time. The Mets have a 29-24 over/under record and a 29-29 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 50% of the time.
The Giants show up with a 32-26 record, including 16-12 on the road. Starting pitcher Christopher Heston holds a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 4.29 and a WHIP of 1.35. In his starts, the Giants are 7-4 over his 65 innings pitched this season while giving up 70 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 6-4. The team is averaging 5 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.44 and they've given up 161 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Giants bullpen while walking 58 times and striking out 141 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.02 strikeouts per game while getting 8.58 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 14th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.85.
San Francisco is batting .272 as a team, which is good for 2nd in the league and hitting .287 away from home. Ranked at 3rd in the league in on-base percentage, the Giants sit at .332 and they hold a .404 team slugging percentage. Norichika Aoki leads the team in hits with 69 while the team ranks 1st in baseball with 9.5 hits per game.
New York is 21-8 at home while holding a 31-27 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 3.77, Noah Syndergaard will come into this game holding a 2-3 record and a 1.26 WHIP. In his starts, the Mets are 2-3 and he has allowed 31 hits over 28.2 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 1-3. The team is averaging 3.2 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 2.69 and they have given up 113 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .205 against the Mets bullpen while walking 50 times and striking out 149 times. New York is averaging 8.39 strikeouts per game while getting 8.32 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.39.
They are batting .243 as a team, which is good for 21st in the league and hitting .248 at home. Ranked at 20th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mets sit at .307 and they hold a .374 team slugging percentage. Juan Lagares leads the team in hits with 57 while the team ranks 25th in baseball with 8.02 hits a game.
The Giants have committed 30 errors and have combined for 625 assists and 1,557 put outs leading to a .986 team fielding percentage. The Mets have committed 36 errors on the season with 554 assists and 1,528 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .983 on the year.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 29-25 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 31-27 against the run line so far this season
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 29-24 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 29-29 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
06/06/15 P Jean Machi Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/5)
06/05/15 RF Hunter Pence Wrist expected to return Tuesday vs. New York Mets
04/18/15 P Jake Peavy Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/18)
04/08/15 P Matt Cain Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)
New York Mets
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)
05/16/15 2B Dilson Herrera Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/15)
05/14/15 P Buddy Carlyle Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/12)
04/21/15 C Travis d'Arnaud Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/20)
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 Bobby Parnell Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/27)
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
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants
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