Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets 9/7/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, September 7, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Mahle vs. Seth Lugo
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Mets on Thursday, September 7, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Tyler Mahle for the Reds and Seth Lugo for the Mets.
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Cincinnati opens at +107 while New York opens at -117. The Reds have a 75-60-4 over/under record and a 71-68-0 run line mark. The Mets are 59-79-0 against the run line and have a 78-49-11 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 75-60-4 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 71-68-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 78-49-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 59-79-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
08/18/17 P Scott Feldman Knee 60-day DL (08/18)
08/15/17 C Devin Mesoraco Foot 10-day DL (08/13)
08/13/17 P Austin Brice Side 10-day DL (08/13)
08/10/17 P Lisalverto Bonilla Elbow 10-day DL (08/07)
06/29/17 P Brandon Finnegan Tricep 10-day DL (06/28)
06/26/17 P Bronson Arroyo Shoulder 60-day DL (06/19)
06/18/17 P Anthony DeSclafani Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/26/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (08/26)
08/25/17 LF Michael Conforto Shoulder 10-day DL (08/25)
08/21/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (08/19)
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)
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 Reds have a 60-79 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Mahle has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 2.45 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 8 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 501 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 528 hitters and walked 229 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.24. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,262 base hits and 717 earned runs. They have allowed 221 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 533 batters and struck out 1,131. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 5.09.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .255, good for 16th in the league. The Reds hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .449. He has 151 hits this season in 482 at bats with 93 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .587 and an OPS+ of 168. Adam Duvall is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .302. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 92 men in 522 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .504. The Reds have 1,209 hits, including 218 doubles and 193 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 497 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,116 times as a unit. They have left 990 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 665 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 59-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.00, Seth Lugo has a 5-4 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 63 strikeouts over the 77.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 89 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 476 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 503 batters and walked 218 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,315 base knocks and 670 earned runs this season. They have given up 187 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 499 hitters and struck out 1,186 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.52.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 22nd in the league. The Mets hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .331. He has 106 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 410 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .405 with an OPS+ of 93. Jay Bruce is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 124 hits in 478 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .523. The Mets as a unit have 1,168 base hits, including 244 doubles and 198 homers. New York has walked 444 times this year and they have struck out on 1,095 occasions. They have had 920 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 634 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Reds +107
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