New York Mets at Miami Marlins 9/18/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Harvey vs. Dan Straily
The New York Mets visit Marlins Park on Monday, September 18, 2017 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Matt Harvey for the Mets and Dan Straily for the Marlins.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +149 and Miami at -159. The Mets have a 84-52-12 over/under record and a 65-83-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 75-73-0 against the run line and have a 75-62-11 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 84-52-12 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 65-83-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 75-62-11 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 75-73-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
09/17/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Atlanta Braves
09/07/17 3B Wilmer Flores Nose out for season
08/26/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (08/26)
08/25/17 LF Michael Conforto Shoulder 10-day DL (08/25)
08/21/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 60-day DL (08/19)
07/28/17 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 10-day DL (07/28)
07/24/17 P Zack Wheeler Arm 10-day DL (07/23)
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
09/17/17 RF Giancarlo Stanton Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
08/16/17 P Jarl?n Garcia Bicep 10-day DL (08/12)
08/09/17 P Chris O'Grady Oblique 10-day DL (08/08)
08/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
07/29/17 P Nick Wittgren Elbow 10-day DL (07/27)
07/25/17 SS J.T. Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (07/25)
07/18/17 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 64-84 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Harvey has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 6.14 and a WHIP of 1.57. He has 60 strikeouts over his 80.2 innings pitched and he's given up 87 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 515 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 539 hitters and walked 235 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,408 base hits and 727 earned runs. They have allowed 198 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 541 batters and struck out 1,269. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
As a team New York is hitting .251, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 130 hits this season in 509 at bats with 94 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .513 and an OPS+ of 116. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 438 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .432. The Mets have 1,265 hits, including 270 doubles and 211 home runs. New York has walked 475 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,172 times as a unit. They have left 990 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 686 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 69-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.24, Dan Straily has a 9-9 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 150 strikeouts over the 167.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 163 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 542 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 516 batters and walked 241 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,310 base knocks and 696 earned runs this season. They have given up 173 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 562 hitters and struck out 1,110 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.63.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Marlins hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .301 with an OBP of .364. He has 170 hits this year along with 111 RBI in 564 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 138. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .374. He has collected 151 hits in 543 at bats while driving in 113 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .630. The Marlins as a unit have 1,336 base hits, including 237 doubles and 175 homers. Miami has walked 436 times this year and they have struck out on 1,180 occasions. They have had 1,022 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.6 runs per game and totaled 681 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets +149
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