Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Harvey vs. Clay Buchholz
Citizens Bank Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Matt Harvey for the Mets and Clay Buchholz for the Phillies.
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New York opens at -137 while Philadelphia opens at +127. The Mets have a 3-2-1 over/under record and a 3-3-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 4-2-0 against the run line and have a 3-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 3-2-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 3-3-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 4-2-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/03/17 P Jeurys Familia Suspension 15-game suspension (eligible to return 04/20 vs Philadelphia)
04/01/17 P Seth Lugo Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 CF Juan Lagares Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
04/10/17 P Jeremy Hellickson Forearm "?" for next scheduled start
04/02/17 P Zach Eflin Knee 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 3-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Harvey has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 2.70 and a WHIP of 0.45. He has 4 strikeouts over his 6.2 innings pitched and he's given up 3 hits. He allows 4.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 24 hitters and walked 15 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.32. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 50 base hits and 21 earned runs. They have allowed 4 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 19 batters and struck out 61. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 2.82.
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As a team New York is hitting .200, good for 29th in the league. The Mets hold a .325 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .271, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 6.7 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 7 hits this season in 25 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .280 and an OPS+ of 59. Curtis Granderson is hitting .200 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .190. He has totaled 4 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 20 at bats. His OPS+ is 16 while his slugging percentage is at .250. The Mets have 40 hits, including 7 doubles and 6 home runs. New York has walked 19 times so far this season and they have struck out 49 times as a unit. They have left 38 men on base and have a team OPS of .596. They score 3.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 21 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 3-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.20, Clay Buchholz has a 0-0 record and a 2.00 WHIP. He has 3 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 8 hits. He allows 14.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.87 and they have given up 22 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .278 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 24 batters and walked 7 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 54 base knocks and 25 earned runs this season. They have given up 8 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 17 hitters and struck out 53 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.00.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 12th in the league. The Phillies hold a .480 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .364 with an OBP of .481. He has 8 hits this year along with 2 RBI in 22 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .455 with an OPS+ of 149. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 7 hits in 26 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .538. The Phillies as a unit have 51 base hits, including 13 doubles and 8 homers. Philadelphia has walked 26 times this year and they have struck out on 60 occasions. They have had 36 men left on base and have an OPS of .816. They have scored 5.83 runs per game and totaled 35 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -137
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