Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tommy Milone vs. Zack Greinke
The New York Mets head to Chase Field on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Tommy Milone for the Mets and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
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The odds for this matchup have New York at +155 and Arizona at -165. The Mets have a 24-7-5 over/under mark and a 12-24-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 20-19-0 against the run line and have a 18-20-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 24-7-5 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 12-24-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 18-20-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 20-19-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/14/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Thumb doubtful Monday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
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
05/15/17 RF David Peralta Gluteus left last game, "?" Monday vs. New York Mets
05/14/17 CF A.J. Pollock Groin left last game, "?" Monday vs. New York Mets
05/14/17 C Chris Iannetta Facial 7-day DL (5/13)
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 16-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tommy Milone has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 5.88 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 21 strikeouts over his 26 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He allows 12.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.93 and they have given up 145 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 138 hitters and walked 58 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.07. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 353 base hits and 186 earned runs. They have allowed 50 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 131 batters and struck out 329. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
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As a team New York is hitting .242, good for 17th in the league. The Mets hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 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 140. Michael Conforto is hitting .343 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .430. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 102 at bats. His OPS+ is 192 while his slugging percentage is at .686. The Mets have 303 hits, including 69 doubles and 49 home runs. New York has walked 129 times so far this season and they have struck out 261 times as a unit. They have left 237 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 5.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 184 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 21-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.79, Zack Greinke has a 4-2 record and a 1.03 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 51.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 44 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 129 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 315 base knocks and 147 earned runs this season. They have given up 41 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 126 hitters and struck out 359 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 3.64.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 5th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .314 with an OBP of .450. He has 43 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 137 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .584 with an OPS+ of 163. A.J. Pollock is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 46 hits in 154 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 354 base hits, including 69 doubles and 49 homers. Arizona has walked 128 times this year and they have struck out on 353 occasions. They have had 281 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 4.85 runs per game and totaled 189 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets +155
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