Monday, May 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Garza vs. Robert Gsellman
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Citi Field on Monday, May 29, 2017 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Matt Garza for the Brewers and Robert Gsellman for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +133 and New York at -143. The Brewers have a 29-19-1 over/under record and a 31-18-0 run line mark. The Mets are 19-28-0 against the run line and have a 31-10-6 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 29-19-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 31-18-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 31-10-6 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 19-28-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/27/17 LF Ryan Braun Calf 10-day DL (5/26)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/27/17 P Seth Lugo Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
05/24/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 10-day DL (5/22)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (5/11)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Back 60-day DL (5/1)
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (4/27)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 26-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Garza has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.14. He has 27 strikeouts over his 35 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 170 hitters and walked 87 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 449 base hits and 207 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 173 batters and struck out 386. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.26.
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As a team Milwaukee is hitting .253, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Travis Shaw is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 49 hits this season in 171 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 119. Eric Thames is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .408. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 151 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .596. The Brewers have 421 hits, including 92 doubles and 70 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 160 times so far this season and they have struck out 454 times as a unit. They have left 304 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 248 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 20-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.45, Robert Gsellman has a 2-3 record and a 1.66 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 44.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 59 hits. He allows 11.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.94 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 178 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.99. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 453 base knocks and 238 earned runs this season. They have given up 65 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 181 hitters and struck out 429 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 18th in the league. The Mets hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Michael Conforto comes into this matchup batting .322 with an OBP of .416. He has 47 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 146 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .658 with an OPS+ of 182. Jay Bruce is hitting .249 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 43 hits in 173 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .514. The Mets as a unit have 397 base hits, including 92 doubles and 66 homers. New York has walked 172 times this year and they have struck out on 362 occasions. They have had 321 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 5.09 runs per game and totaled 239 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -143
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