Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets 8/22/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Steven Matz
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Citi Field on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Steven Matz for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -143 and New York at +133. The Diamondbacks have a 56-61-7 over/under record and a 68-56-0 run line mark. The Mets are 51-71-0 against the run line and have a 68-43-11 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 56-61-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 68-56-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 68-43-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 51-71-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/31/17 SS Chris Owings Finger 60-day DL (07/31)
07/29/17 P Robbie Ray Concussion 10-day DL (07/29)
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Shoulder 60-day DL (06/03)
07/21/17 CF Reymond Fuentes Thumb 10-day DL (07/19)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 10-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 60-day DL (06/28)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/17/17 SS Jose Reyes Hip 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Seth Lugo Shoulder 10-day DL (08/12)
07/28/17 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 10-day DL (07/28)
07/24/17 P Zack Wheeler Arm 10-day DL (07/23)
06/15/17 P Matt Harvey Arm 10-day DL (06/15)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (05/11)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Side 60-day DL (05/01)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 67-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 10-11 record with an earned run average of 4.25 and a WHIP of 1.47. He has 140 strikeouts over his 144 innings pitched and he's given up 171 hits. He allows 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 350 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 377 hitters and walked 140 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,025 base hits and 458 earned runs. They have allowed 137 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 389 batters and struck out 1,136. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 3.83.
As a team Arizona is hitting .254, good for 18th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. David Peralta is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 121 hits this season in 400 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .470 and an OPS+ of 106. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .317 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .428. He has totaled 139 hits and he has driven in 96 men in 439 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .592. The Diamondbacks have 1,075 hits, including 249 doubles and 158 home runs. Arizona has walked 431 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,144 times as a unit. They have left 862 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 602 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 54-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.08, Steven Matz has a 2-7 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 66.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 83 hits. He allows 11.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 417 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 450 batters and walked 188 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,153 base knocks and 586 earned runs this season. They have given up 171 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 435 hitters and struck out 1,059 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 23rd in the league. The Mets hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Jay Bruce comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .333. He has 119 hits this year along with 87 RBI in 446 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .538 with an OPS+ of 123. Michael Conforto is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .382. He has collected 100 hits in 363 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .551. The Mets as a unit have 1,030 base hits, including 211 doubles and 184 homers. New York has walked 384 times this year and they have struck out on 974 occasions. They have had 796 men left on base and have an OPS of .755. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 569 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets +133
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