Monday, June 27, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Joe Ross
The New York Mets head to Nationals Park on Monday to take on the Washington Nationals. The probable pitchers are Noah Syndergaard for the Mets and Joe Ross for the Nationals. The opening line for this game has New York at -120 and Washington at +110. The over/under is 7. The Mets have a 34-38-1 over/under mark and a 29-44-0 run line record, meaning they cover 40% of the time. The Nationals are 38-37-0 against the run line and have a 38-31-6 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
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The Mets head into this game with a 40-33 record, and they are 21-17 on the road. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 8-2 record with an ERA of 2.08 and a WHIP of 0.99. He has 110 strikeouts during his 91 innings pitched and he has given up 78 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.86. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.01 and they have allowed 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the pen while they've been struck out 232 times and walked 81 times this year. As a unit, New York has given up 8.44 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.68 hitters per nine. They are 2nd in the Majors in team earned run average at 3.20. The Mets pitchers have collectively given up 611 base hits and 230 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season and they allow 0.8 homers per nine innings as a staff. New York as a pitching staff has walked 172 batters and struck out 629. They walk 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.21.
As a team, New York is hitting .233, good for 29th in the league while putting together a .244 average on the road. The Mets have a .405 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .307 which is good for 24th in the league. They rank 29th in baseball with 7.7 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this game hitting .263 and his on-base percentage is at .323. He has 71 hits this season along with 30 runs scored and 24 runs batted in. He's struck out 56 times and has walked 18 times. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .292 and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 70 hits so far while scoring 39 runs and he's driven in 44. He has walked 26 times and has struck out 64 times. The Mets have 562 hits, including 111 doubles and 96 home runs. They've stolen 14 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 9 times. New York has walked 236 times this season and they've struck out 638 times as a unit. They've left 497 men on base and have a team OPS of .712. They score 3.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 268 runs so far this year.
Washington comes into this game with a 20-12 home mark and a 43-32 overall record. With an ERA of 3.11, Joe Ross has a 6-4 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 70 strikeouts over the 84 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 74 hits. He has allowed 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.7. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.18 and they have given up 163 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Nationals bullpen while being struck out 215 times and walking 69 times this season. As a team, Washington has allowed 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.58 batters per nine. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.40. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 568 base knocks and 254 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Washington as a staff has walked 206 hitters and struck out 716. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.15 while their FIP as a staff is 3.46.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 17th in the league while putting together a .249 average at home. The Nationals hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 17th in baseball with 8.55 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .252 and he has an OBP of .397. He has 60 hits this year along with 43 runs scored and 43 RBI. He's struck out 52 times and has walked on 59 occasions. Daniel Murphy is hitting .354 and he has an OBP of .397. He has collected 98 hits so far while he's scored 42 runs and drove in 48. He has earned a walk 16 times and has punched out 31 times. The Nationals as a unit have 641 base hits, including 121 doubles and 99 homers. They have 40 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 20 times. Washington as a team has walked 254 times this year and they have struck out 583 times. They've had 515 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They score 4.52 runs per game and have totaled 339 runs so far this season.
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 34-38-1 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 29-44-0 against the run line so far this season
Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 38-31-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Washington Nationals are 38-37-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
06/26/16 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Atlanta Braves
06/26/16 RF Curtis Granderson Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Atlanta Braves
06/23/16 P Noah Syndergaard Elbow left last start, probable Monday vs. Washington Nationals
06/22/16 P Jim Henderso Bicep 15-day DL (6/19)
06/21/16 P Bartolo Colon Thumb is upgraded to expected to start Sunday vs. Atlanta Braves
06/16/16 CF Juan Lagares Thumb 15-day DL (6/15)
06/03/16 3B David Wright Neck 15-day DL (5/30)
05/24/16 1B Lucas Duda Back 15-day DL (5/21)
04/04/16 P Zack Wheeler Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
06/26/16 SS Danny Espinosa Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
06/25/16 P Stephen Strasburg Back expected to miss scheduled start Sunday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
06/14/16 P Jonathan Papelbon Side 15-day DL (6/13)
03/31/16 P Aaron Barrett Elbow 60-day DL (4/1)
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals
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