Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets 8/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Rafael Montero
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Citi Field on Thursday, August 24, 2017 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Rafael Montero for the Mets.
Free $60 in Member MLB Picks No Obligation Click Here
The odds for this matchup have Arizona at -150 and New York at +135. The Diamondbacks have a 57-62-7 over/under mark and a 69-57-0 run line record. The Mets are 52-72-0 against the run line and have a 69-44-11 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 57-62-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 69-57-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 69-44-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 52-72-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/23/17 C Jeff Mathis Hand 10-day DL (08/23)
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 Groin 60-day DL (06/03)
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
08/22/17 LF Michael Conforto Thumb "?" Wednesday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
08/21/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (08/19)
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 69-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 9-5 record with an earned run average of 3.11 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 151 strikeouts over his 118.2 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 357 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 381 hitters and walked 143 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,043 base hits and 464 earned runs. They have allowed 139 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 395 batters and struck out 1,150. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 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 .253, good for 18th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. David Peralta is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 122 hits this season in 409 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 104. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .426. He has totaled 141 hits and he has driven in 98 men in 448 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .589. The Diamondbacks have 1,089 hits, including 252 doubles and 161 home runs. Arizona has walked 438 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,158 times as a unit. They have left 875 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 612 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 54-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.47, Rafael Montero has a 2-8 record and a 1.73 WHIP. He has 79 strikeouts over the 77.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 94 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 421 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 456 batters and walked 193 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,167 base knocks and 595 earned runs this season. They have given up 174 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 442 hitters and struck out 1,073 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 22nd in the league. The Mets hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Jay Bruce comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .330. He has 120 hits this year along with 87 RBI in 453 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 121. Michael Conforto is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 102 hits in 367 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .559. The Mets as a unit have 1,048 base hits, including 215 doubles and 186 homers. New York has walked 390 times this year and they have struck out on 988 occasions. They have had 810 men left on base and have an OPS of .755. They have scored 4.64 runs per game and totaled 575 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets +135
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks