Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Rafael Montero vs. Rich Hill
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Rafael Montero for the Mets and Rich Hill for the Dodgers.
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New York opens at +125 while Los Angeles opens at -135. The Mets have a 41-20-8 over/under record and a 29-40-0 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 41-20-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 29-40-0 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 (06/15)
06/15/17 2B Neil Walker Hamstring 10-day DL (06/15)
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 31-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rafael Montero has a 0-4 record with an earned run average of 6.49 and a WHIP of 2.09. He has 28 strikeouts over his 26.1 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He allows 12.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 263 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 270 hitters and walked 113 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 671 base hits and 343 earned runs. They have allowed 99 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 259 batters and struck out 617. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.58.
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As a team New York is hitting .248, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Michael Conforto is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .402. He has 59 hits this season in 209 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .555 and an OPS+ of 149. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .394. He has totaled 29 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 91 at bats. His OPS+ is 169 while his slugging percentage is at .648. The Mets have 591 hits, including 125 doubles and 104 home runs. New York has walked 241 times so far this season and they have struck out 534 times as a unit. They have left 471 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 337 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 45-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.14, Rich Hill has a 3-3 record and a 1.57 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 35 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 32 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.08 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 279 batters and walked 73 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 3.42. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 543 base knocks and 242 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 194 hitters and struck out 673 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 3.63.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 15th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Yasmani Grandal comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .310. He has 54 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 211 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .412 with an OPS+ of 90. Corey Seager is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .392. He has collected 72 hits in 254 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .461. The Dodgers as a unit have 609 base hits, including 142 doubles and 90 homers. Los Angeles has walked 277 times this year and they have struck out on 625 occasions. They have had 492 men left on base and have an OPS of .768. They have scored 5.04 runs per game and totaled 358 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -135
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