Monday, September 26, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Bartolo Colon vs. Adam Conley
The New York Mets visit Marlins Park on Monday to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Bartolo Colon for the Mets and Adam Conley for the Marlins. The Mets have a 71-81-3 over/under record and a 71-84-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 46% of the time. The Marlins are 73-82-0 against the run line and have a 76-73-6 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
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The Mets head into this matchup with a 82-73 record, including 39-36 on the road. Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon has a 14-7 record with an earned run average of 3.12 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 122 strikeouts over his 184.1 innings pitched and he has given up 187 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.93. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 454 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen while being struck out 541 times and walking 183 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.71 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.67 batters per nine. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Mets pitchers have collectively given up 1,342 base hits and 557 earned runs. They have allowed 148 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. New York as a pitching staff has walked 426 batters and struck out 1,335. They walk 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 3.59.
As a team, New York is batting .243, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .249 average away from home. The Mets hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312 which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in baseball with 8.15 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this game hitting .280 and his on-base percentage is at .335. He has 138 hits this season along with 63 runs scored and 55 runs batted in. He's struck out 100 times and has walked 35 times. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .288 and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 131 hits so far while scoring 67 runs and he's driven in 83. He has walked 47 times and has struck out 104 times. The Mets have 1,263 hits, including 226 doubles and 210 home runs. They've stolen 41 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 17 times. New York has walked 485 times this season and they've struck out 1,253 times as a unit. They've left 1,061 men on base and have a team OPS of .726. They score 4.01 runs per contest and have scored a total of 622 runs so far this year.
Miami comes into this matchup with a 39-38 home record and a 77-78 overall mark. With an earned run average of 3.94, Adam Conley has a 8-6 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 122 strikeouts over the 130.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 123 hits. He has allowed 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.22. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 464 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Marlins bullpen while being struck out 545 times and walking 246 times this season. As a team, Miami has allowed 8.45 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.69 batters per nine. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,298 base knocks and 610 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 144 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Miami as a staff has walked 564 hitters and struck out 1,336. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .250 average at home. The Marlins hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322 which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.05 hits per contest. Martin Prado comes into this matchup batting .308 and he has an OBP of .363. He has 179 hits this year along with 68 runs scored and 73 RBI. He's struck out 68 times and has walked on 49 occasions. Christian Yelich is hitting .294 and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 164 hits so far while he's scored 74 runs and drove in 95. He has earned a walk 67 times and has punched out 134 times. The Marlins as a unit have 1,403 base hits, including 252 doubles and 123 homers. They have 66 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 26 times. Miami as a team has walked 430 times this year and they have struck out 1,166 times. They've had 1,124 men left on base and have an OPS of .716. They score 4.06 runs per game and have totaled 630 runs so far this season.
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 71-81-3 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 71-84-0 against the run line so far this season
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 76-73-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 73-82-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
09/24/16 P Noah Syndergaard Strep Throat "?" for next scheduled start
09/21/16 P Steven Matz Shoulder 15-day DL (8/15)
09/21/16 3B Wilmer Flores Wrist out indefinitely
09/18/16 P Jon Niese Knee 60-day DL (8/24)
09/17/16 P Jacob deGrom Forearm out for season
09/03/16 P Zack Wheeler Elbow 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
08/31/16 2B Neil Walker Back 60-day DL, out for season
08/27/16 RF Justin Ruggiano Shoulder 60-day DL (8/27)
07/06/16 P Matt Harvey Shoulder 60-day DL (7/6), out for season
06/03/16 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (5/30), out for season
05/15/16 P Kendry Flores Shoulder 15-day DL (5/15)
04/04/16 P Raudel Lazo Shoulder 15-day DL (3/25)
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets
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