New York Mets at Miami Marlins 9/20/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Rafael Montero vs. Jose Urena
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Rafael Montero for the Mets and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
New York opens at +144 while Miami opens at -154. The Mets have a 85-53-12 over/under record and a 66-84-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 76-74-0 against the run line and have a 77-62-11 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 85-53-12 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 66-84-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 77-62-11 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 76-74-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
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
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 65-85 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rafael Montero has a 5-10 record with an earned run average of 5.08 and a WHIP of 1.70. He has 106 strikeouts over his 106.1 innings pitched and he's given up 122 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 523 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 545 hitters and walked 239 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 5.02. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,431 base hits and 740 earned runs. They have allowed 200 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 547 batters and struck out 1,280. 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 19th in the league. The Mets hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 130 hits this season in 513 at bats with 94 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .509 and an OPS+ of 115. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 123 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 442 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .437. The Mets have 1,280 hits, including 271 doubles and 212 home runs. New York has walked 487 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,197 times as a unit. They have left 1,008 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 692 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 70-80 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.62, Jose Urena has a 13-6 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 104 strikeouts over the 151.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 131 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 554 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 523 batters and walked 245 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,334 base knocks and 707 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 573 hitters and struck out 1,129 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.60.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Marlins hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .367. He has 175 hits this year along with 113 RBI in 573 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .539 with an OPS+ of 140. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .374. He has collected 153 hits in 549 at bats while driving in 117 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .632. The Marlins as a unit have 1,363 base hits, including 240 doubles and 177 homers. Miami has walked 440 times this year and they have struck out on 1,190 occasions. They have had 1,038 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.65 runs per game and totaled 697 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins -154
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