Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Matz vs. Jeff Locke
The New York Mets visit Marlins Park on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Steven Matz for the Mets and Jeff Locke for the Marlins.
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The opening line for this matchup has New York at -115 and Miami at +105. The Mets have a 46-21-8 over/under record and a 32-43-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 37-37-0 against the run line and have a 41-29-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 46-21-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 32-43-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 41-29-4 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 37-37-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/26/17 LF Michael Conforto Hand injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Miami Marlins
06/23/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 60-day DL (05/22)
06/21/17 P Zack Wheeler Bicep 10-day DL (06/20)
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)
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 Miami Marlins Injuries
06/23/17 P Brad Ziegler Back 10-day DL (06/21)
05/09/17 SS Miguel Rojas Thumb 60-day DL (05/09)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 34-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Matz has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.10. He has 14 strikeouts over his 20 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 279 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 288 hitters and walked 124 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.98. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 720 base hits and 375 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 287 batters and struck out 667. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.70.
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As a team New York is hitting .252, good for 19th in the league. The Mets hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Michael Conforto is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .405. He has 63 hits this season in 221 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .548 and an OPS+ of 150. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .384. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 111 at bats. His OPS+ is 162 while his slugging percentage is at .631. The Mets have 653 hits, including 141 doubles and 114 home runs. New York has walked 265 times so far this season and they have struck out 583 times as a unit. They have left 525 men on base and have a team OPS of .774. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 366 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 34-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.70, Jeff Locke has a 0-3 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 23.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 27 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 270 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 268 batters and walked 121 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 620 base knocks and 328 earned runs this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 291 hitters and struck out 588 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 9th in the league. The Marlins hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .319 with an OBP of .383. He has 91 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 285 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .575 with an OPS+ of 153. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 75 hits in 274 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .551. The Marlins as a unit have 664 base hits, including 109 doubles and 89 homers. Miami has walked 197 times this year and they have struck out on 571 occasions. They have had 492 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.61 runs per game and totaled 341 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -115
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