Thursday, June 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Zack Wheeler
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Citi Field on Thursday, June 1, 2017 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Chase Anderson for the Brewers and Zack Wheeler for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +136 and New York at -146. The Brewers have a 30-20-2 over/under record and a 33-19-0 run line mark. The Mets are 21-29-0 against the run line and have a 31-11-8 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 30-20-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 33-19-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 31-11-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 21-29-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/27/17 LF Ryan Braun Calf 10-day DL (05/26)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/27/17 P Seth Lugo Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/24/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 10-day DL (05/22)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (05/11)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Side 60-day DL (05/01)
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (04/28)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 27-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 3.72 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 52 strikeouts over his 55.2 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 183 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 179 hitters and walked 91 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 467 base hits and 216 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 178 batters and struck out 402. 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 4.20.
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As a team Milwaukee is hitting .254, good for 12th in the league. The Brewers hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Travis Shaw is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 52 hits this season in 179 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .531 and an OPS+ of 121. Eric Thames is hitting .273 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .404. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 154 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .584. The Brewers have 441 hits, including 95 doubles and 72 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 165 times so far this season and they have struck out 471 times as a unit. They have left 319 men on base and have a team OPS of .771. They score 5.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 259 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 23-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.83, Zack Wheeler has a 3-2 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 49.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 43 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 193 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 195 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 467 base knocks and 241 earned runs this season. They have given up 67 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 187 hitters and struck out 446 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Michael Conforto comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .412. He has 48 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 150 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .653 with an OPS+ of 180. Jay Bruce is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 46 hits in 181 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .519. The Mets as a unit have 418 base hits, including 98 doubles and 67 homers. New York has walked 175 times this year and they have struck out on 374 occasions. They have had 334 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 5.1 runs per game and totaled 250 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers +136
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