Sunday, April 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Harvey vs. Dan Straily
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Miami Marlins on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Matt Harvey for the Mets and Dan Straily for the Marlins.
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New York opens at -133 while Miami opens at +123. The Mets have a 6-3-1 over/under record and a 6-4-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 4-5-0 against the run line and have a 6-2-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 6-3-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 6-4-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 6-2-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 4-5-0 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 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 7-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Harvey has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 2.92 and a WHIP of 0.73. He has 10 strikeouts over his 12.1 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.91 and they have given up 40 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 43 hitters and walked 25 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.6. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 87 base hits and 40 earned runs. They have allowed 8 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 36 batters and struck out 98. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.14.
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As a team New York is hitting .234, good for 17th in the league. The Mets hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Curtis Granderson is hitting .212 with an on-base percentage of .270. He has 7 hits this season in 33 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .273 and an OPS+ of 49. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 14 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 46 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .413. The Mets have 86 hits, including 17 doubles and 20 home runs. New York has walked 37 times so far this season and they have struck out 90 times as a unit. They have left 67 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 5.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 53 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 4-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.56, Dan Straily has a 1-1 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 8.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 9 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.02 and they have given up 35 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 40 batters and walked 13 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 79 base knocks and 37 earned runs this season. They have given up 18 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 28 hitters and struck out 77 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.89.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Marlins hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.8 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .244 with an OBP of .311. He has 10 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 41 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .317 with an OPS+ of 70. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 10 hits in 37 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .459. The Marlins as a unit have 88 base hits, including 9 doubles and 9 homers. Miami has walked 33 times this year and they have struck out on 86 occasions. They have had 68 men left on base and have an OPS of .715. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 47 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -133
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