Monday, May 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Wheeler vs. Zack Godley
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, May 15, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Wheeler for the Mets and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
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New York opens at +107 while Arizona opens at -117. The Mets have a 23-7-5 over/under record and a 12-23-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 20-18-0 against the run line and have a 17-20-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 23-7-5 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 12-23-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 17-20-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 20-18-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 10-day DL (5/11)
05/06/17 C Travis d'Arnaud Wrist 10-day DL (5/3)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Back 60-day DL (5/1)
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (4/27)
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 60-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/13/17 C Chris Iannetta Facial "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
05/11/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (4/22)
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (3/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (3/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 16-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.18 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 29 strikeouts over his 32.1 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have given up 140 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 135 hitters and walked 55 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 340 base hits and 175 earned runs. They have allowed 47 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 127 batters and struck out 319. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.25.
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As a team New York is hitting .238, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 37 hits this season in 135 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .563 and an OPS+ of 141. Michael Conforto is hitting .327 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .414. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 98 at bats. His OPS+ is 173 while his slugging percentage is at .622. The Mets have 288 hits, including 65 doubles and 48 home runs. New York has walked 127 times so far this season and they have struck out 259 times as a unit. They have left 231 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 175 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 21-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.25, Zack Godley has a 1-0 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 12 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 8 hits. He allows 6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 100 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 122 batters and walked 37 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 306 base knocks and 141 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 120 hitters and struck out 350 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.52.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Yasmany Tomas comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .302. He has 29 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 116 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .491 with an OPS+ of 99. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .311 this season and he has an OBP of .448. He has collected 41 hits in 132 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .545. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 340 base hits, including 67 doubles and 47 homers. Arizona has walked 122 times this year and they have struck out on 344 occasions. They have had 266 men left on base and have an OPS of .764. They have scored 4.87 runs per game and totaled 185 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -117
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