Thursday, April 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Robert Gsellman vs. Wei-Yin Chen
The New York Mets visit Marlins Park on Thursday, April 13, 2017 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Robert Gsellman for the Mets and Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins.
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The opening line for this matchup has New York at +120 and Miami at -130. The Mets have a 4-3-1 over/under record and a 4-4-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 4-3-0 against the run line and have a 4-2-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 4-3-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 4-4-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 4-2-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 4-3-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/12/17 P Matt Harvey Hamstring "?" for next scheduled start Sunday vs. Miami Marlins
04/03/17 P Jeurys Familia Suspension 15-game suspension (eligible to return 04/20 vs Philadelphia)
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 10-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 CF Juan Lagares Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/09/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (4/9)
04/02/17 P Odrisamer Despaign Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 5-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robert Gsellman has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.67. He has 8 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He allows 12 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.08 and they have given up 30 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 29 hitters and walked 18 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.36. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 68 base hits and 28 earned runs. They have allowed 6 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 25 batters and struck out 75. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.03.
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As a team New York is hitting .232, good for 17th in the league. The Mets hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .353 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 12 hits this season in 34 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 135. Curtis Granderson is hitting .214 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .258. He has totaled 6 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 28 at bats. His OPS+ is 45 while his slugging percentage is at .286. The Mets have 64 hits, including 15 doubles and 15 home runs. New York has walked 29 times so far this season and they have struck out 66 times as a unit. They have left 53 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 39 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 4-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.50, Wei-Yin Chen has a 1-0 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 7 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 29 batters and walked 9 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.39. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 55 base knocks and 23 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 22 hitters and struck out 62 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .281, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .323. He has 7 hits this year along with 2 RBI in 28 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .286 with an OPS+ of 63. Christian Yelich is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .303. He has collected 9 hits in 32 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 77 and a slugging percentage of .375. The Marlins as a unit have 68 base hits, including 7 doubles and 6 homers. Miami has walked 22 times this year and they have struck out on 61 occasions. They have had 49 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 35 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets +120
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