Miami Marlins at New York Mets 8/18/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Friday, August 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Justin Nicolino vs. Chris Flexen
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the New York Mets on Friday, August 18, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Justin Nicolino for the Marlins and Chris Flexen for the Mets.
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Miami opens at +112 while New York opens at -122. The Marlins have a 61-51-7 over/under record and a 66-53-0 run line mark. The Mets are 50-68-0 against the run line and have a 66-41-11 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 61-51-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 66-53-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 66-41-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 50-68-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
08/16/17 P Jarl?n Garcia Bicep 10-day DL (08/12)
08/09/17 P Chris O'Grady Oblique 10-day DL (08/08)
08/07/17 1B Justin Bour Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
08/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
07/29/17 P Nick Wittgren Elbow 10-day DL (07/27)
07/25/17 SS J.T. Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (07/25)
07/18/17 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Key New York Mets Injuries
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)
06/23/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 60-day DL (05/22)
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 Marlins have a 58-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Justin Nicolino has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.56 and a WHIP of 1.83. He has 16 strikeouts over his 25.2 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He allows 12.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 419 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 404 hitters and walked 195 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,018 base hits and 532 earned runs. They have allowed 127 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 450 batters and struck out 883. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.48.
As a team Miami is hitting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 126 hits this season in 439 at bats with 94 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .645 and an OPS+ of 165. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 138 hits and he has driven in 90 men in 455 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .541. The Marlins have 1,084 hits, including 199 doubles and 144 home runs. Miami has walked 342 times so far this season and they have struck out 915 times as a unit. They have left 811 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 561 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 53-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.02, Chris Flexen has a 2-1 record and a 2.10 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 16.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 23 hits. He allows 12.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 414 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 440 batters and walked 183 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,122 base knocks and 571 earned runs this season. They have given up 168 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 421 hitters and struck out 1,031 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.57.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Michael Conforto comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .388. He has 99 hits this year along with 64 RBI in 351 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .567 with an OPS+ of 147. Jay Bruce is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .331. He has collected 112 hits in 425 at bats while driving in 78 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .525. The Mets as a unit have 1,001 base hits, including 207 doubles and 179 homers. New York has walked 372 times this year and they have struck out on 940 occasions. They have had 773 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 551 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Marlins +112 and under 9 total runs
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