Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets 9/9/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Homer Bailey vs. Chris Flexen
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Mets on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Homer Bailey for the Reds and Chris Flexen for the Mets.
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Cincinnati opens at -104 while New York opens at -106. The Reds have a 75-61-5 over/under record and a 72-69-0 run line mark. The Mets are 61-79-0 against the run line and have a 79-49-12 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 75-61-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 72-69-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 79-49-12 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 61-79-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
09/06/17 CF Billy Hamilton Thumb 10-day DL (09/06)
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
09/08/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Back injured last game, doubtful Friday vs. Cincinnati Reds
09/07/17 3B Wilmer Flores Nose out for season
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 61-80 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Homer Bailey has a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 7.24 and a WHIP of 1.79. He has 48 strikeouts over his 68.1 innings pitched and he's given up 90 hits. He allows 11.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.62 and they have given up 506 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 534 hitters and walked 231 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 5.23. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,277 base hits and 725 earned runs. They have allowed 225 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 539 batters and struck out 1,149. 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 .256, good for 15th 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 .448. He has 153 hits this season in 489 at bats with 93 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .583 and an OPS+ of 167. Adam Duvall is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .301. He has totaled 133 hits and he has driven in 94 men in 529 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .501. The Reds have 1,226 hits, including 222 doubles and 195 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 502 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,130 times as a unit. They have left 1,001 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 674 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 61-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.85, Chris Flexen has a 3-4 record and a 2.07 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 36.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 50 hits. He allows 12.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 477 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 508 batters and walked 218 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 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 4.89. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,326 base knocks and 674 earned runs this season. They have given up 188 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 501 hitters and struck out 1,196 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.51.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 21st in the league. The Mets hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .337. He has 111 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 417 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .415 with an OPS+ of 97. 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 1,189 base hits, including 250 doubles and 202 homers. New York has walked 451 times this year and they have struck out on 1,107 occasions. They have had 934 men left on base and have an OPS of .757. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 647 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -106
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