Friday, May 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tom Koehler vs. Rafael Montero
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the New York Mets on Friday, May 5, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Tom Koehler for the Marlins and Rafael Montero for the Mets.
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Miami opens at +114 while New York opens at -124. The Marlins have a 14-10-2 over/under record and a 12-14-0 run line mark. The Mets are 10-17-0 against the run line and have a 18-6-3 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 14-10-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 12-14-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 18-6-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 10-17-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Finger 10-day DL (5/3)
04/02/17 P Odrisamer Despaign Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (3/30)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/03/17 C Travis d'Arnaud Wrist "?" Thursday vs. Atlanta Braves
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Back 10-day DL (5/1)
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (04/27)
04/21/17 1B Lucas Duda Elbow 10-day DL (04/20)
04/01/17 P Seth Lugo Arm 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 12-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tom Koehler has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.56. He has 20 strikeouts over his 25 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.25 and they have given up 91 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 95 hitters and walked 47 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 210 base hits and 109 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 114 batters and struck out 216. They have walked 4.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
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As a team Miami is hitting .260, good for 7th in the league. The Marlins hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .327. He has 25 hits this season in 100 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 120. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 30 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 100 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .570. The Marlins have 240 hits, including 27 doubles and 29 home runs. Miami has walked 66 times so far this season and they have struck out 211 times as a unit. They have left 176 men on base and have a team OPS of .709. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 117 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 12-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.45, Rafael Montero has a 0-2 record and a 3.60 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 6.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 16 hits. He allows 21.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 109 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 109 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 258 base knocks and 133 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 99 hitters and struck out 256 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.01.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 26th in the league. The Mets hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .327. He has 25 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 101 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .366 with an OPS+ of 86. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 17 hits in 63 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 160 and a slugging percentage of .619. The Mets as a unit have 217 base hits, including 43 doubles and 42 homers. New York has walked 100 times this year and they have struck out on 206 occasions. They have had 170 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 133 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins +114
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