Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Robert Gsellman vs. Brandon McCarthy
The New York Mets visit Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Robert Gsellman for the Mets and Brandon McCarthy for the Dodgers.
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The opening line for this matchup has New York at +183 and Los Angeles at -197. The Mets have a 40-20-8 over/under record and a 29-39-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 32-41-0 against the run line and have a 31-38-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 40-20-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 29-39-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 31-38-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 32-41-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/16/17 CF Juan Lagares Thumb 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/17 P Matt Harvey Arm 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/17 2B Neil Walker Hamstring 10-day DL (06/13)
06/14/17 P Josh Smoker Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/13/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Thumb 10-day DL (06/13)
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)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
06/13/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/09/17 P Sergio Romo Ankle 10-day DL (06/09)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 31-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robert Gsellman has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 5.50 and a WHIP of 1.54. He has 51 strikeouts over his 68.2 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 254 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 260 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 654 base hits and 333 earned runs. They have allowed 95 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 256 batters and struck out 605. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
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As a team New York is hitting .249, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .322 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 28 hits this season in 87 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .667 and an OPS+ of 175. Michael Conforto is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .410. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 204 at bats. His OPS+ is 155 while his slugging percentage is at .569. The Mets have 583 hits, including 125 doubles and 100 home runs. New York has walked 237 times so far this season and they have struck out 521 times as a unit. They have left 466 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 331 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 44-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.14, Brandon McCarthy has a 5-3 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 63 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 52 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.11 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 276 batters and walked 70 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.39. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 535 base knocks and 236 earned runs this season. They have given up 75 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 190 hitters and struck out 660 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.57.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .392. He has 70 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 249 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .462 with an OPS+ of 126. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 53 hits in 206 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .417. The Dodgers as a unit have 592 base hits, including 141 doubles and 86 homers. Los Angeles has walked 274 times this year and they have struck out on 613 occasions. They have had 482 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.97 runs per game and totaled 348 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets +183
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