New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies 8/10/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Vince Velasquez
The New York Mets head to Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, August 10, 2017 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Jacob deGrom for the Mets and Vince Velasquez for the Phillies.
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The odds for this matchup have New York at -150 and Philadelphia at +140. The Mets have a 63-36-11 over/under mark and a 46-64-0 run line record. The Phillies are 58-52-0 against the run line and have a 48-53-9 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 63-36-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 46-64-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 48-53-9 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 58-52-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
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)
07/08/17 CF Brandon Nimmo Lung 10-day DL (07/08)
06/28/17 P Robert Gsellman Hamstring 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 60-day DL (05/22)
06/16/17 CF Juan Lagares Thumb 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/17 P Matt Harvey Arm 10-day DL (06/15)
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 Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
08/08/17 C Andrew Knapp Hand 10-day DL (08/04)
08/05/17 CF Aaron Altherr Hamstring 10-day DL (08/04)
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 60-day DL (06/23)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 50-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has a 12-5 record with an earned run average of 3.36 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has 170 strikeouts over his 144.2 innings pitched and he's given up 123 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 394 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 409 hitters and walked 172 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1057 base hits and 542 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 390 batters and struck out 960. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.61.
As a team New York is hitting .249, good for 21st in the league. The Mets hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 104 hits this season in 403 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .524 and an OPS+ of 118. Michael Conforto is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 321 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .573. The Mets have 937 hits, including 197 doubles and 163 home runs. New York has walked 354 times so far this season and they have struck out 863 times as a unit. They have left 731 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 517 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 41-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.82, Vince Velasquez has a 2-6 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 67 strikeouts over the 71 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 71 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 366 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 344 batters and walked 150 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 999 base knocks and 491 earned runs this season. They have given up 150 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 357 hitters and struck out 845 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.62.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 22nd in the league. The Phillies hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .325. He has 116 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 412 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .456 with an OPS+ of 105. Freddy Galvis is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .305. He has collected 106 hits in 417 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 87 and a slugging percentage of .408. The Phillies as a unit have 938 base hits, including 202 doubles and 113 homers. Philadelphia has walked 335 times this year and they have struck out on 948 occasions. They have had 745 men left on base and have an OPS of .720. They have scored 4.02 runs per game and totaled 442 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies +140
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