Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Tom Koehler
The New York Mets head to Marlins Park on Tuesday to take on the Miami Marlins. The probable pitchers are Noah Syndergaard for the Mets and Tom Koehler for the Marlins. The opening line for this game has New York at -158 and Miami at +148. The over/under is 7.5. The Mets have a 72-81-3 over/under mark and a 72-84-0 run line record, 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 game with a 83-73 record, and they are 39-36 on the road. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 13-9 record with an ERA of 2.63 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 210 strikeouts during his 177.2 innings pitched and he has given up 163 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.34. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.62 and they have allowed 454 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the pen while they've been struck out 544 times and walked 183 times this year. As a unit, New York has given up 8.68 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.68 hitters per nine. They are 3rd in the Majors in team earned run average at 3.59. The Mets pitchers have collectively given up 1,345 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 428 batters and struck out 1,346. They walk 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.58.
As a team, New York is hitting .244, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .249 average on the road. The Mets have a .416 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .314 which is good for 24th in the league. They rank 27th in baseball with 8.19 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this game hitting .281 and his on-base percentage is at .336. He has 140 hits this season along with 64 runs scored and 59 runs batted in. He's struck out 101 times and has walked 35 times. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .286 and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 131 hits so far while scoring 68 runs and he's driven in 83. He has walked 48 times and has struck out 106 times. The Mets have 1,277 hits, including 229 doubles and 212 home runs. They've stolen 41 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 17 times. New York has walked 494 times this season and they've struck out 1,262 times as a unit. They've left 1,070 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 639 runs so far this year.
Miami comes into this game with a 39-38 home mark and a 77-78 overall record. With an ERA of 4.02, Tom Koehler has a 9-12 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 141 strikeouts over the 170 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 167 hits. He has allowed 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. 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 5th 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 14th 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 72-81-3 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 72-84-0 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)
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins
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