Friday, June 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Seth Lugo vs. Ty Blach
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the San Francisco Giants on Friday, June 23, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Seth Lugo for the Mets and Ty Blach for the Giants.
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New York opens at +110 while San Francisco opens at -120. The Mets have a 43-20-8 over/under record and a 29-42-0 run line mark. The Giants are 29-45-0 against the run line and have a 33-34-7 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 43-20-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 29-42-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 33-34-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 29-45-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
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)
06/13/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Thumb 10-day DL (06/13)
05/24/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 10-day DL (05/22)
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 San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/21/17 3B Eduardo Nunez Hamstring is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Atlanta Braves
06/19/17 3B Conor Gillaspie Back 10-day DL (05/11)
06/19/17 P Hunter Strickland Suspension 6-game suspension (eligible to return 06/25 vs. NY Mets)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
04/21/17 P Madison Bumgarner Shoulder 60-day DL (04/20)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 31-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Seth Lugo has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.63 and a WHIP of 1.24. He has 11 strikeouts over his 13.2 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.91 and they have given up 269 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 278 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.05. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 691 base hits and 361 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 271 batters and struck out 633. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
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As a team New York is hitting .247, good for 21st in the league. The Mets hold a .437 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. Michael Conforto is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .402. He has 59 hits this season in 212 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .547 and an OPS+ of 149. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .309 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 30 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 97 at bats. His OPS+ is 163 while his slugging percentage is at .629. The Mets have 602 hits, including 128 doubles and 105 home runs. New York has walked 246 times so far this season and they have struck out 557 times as a unit. They have left 486 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 339 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 27-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.23, Ty Blach has a 4-4 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 76.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 78 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 211 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 200 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 704 base knocks and 338 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 213 hitters and struck out 580 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 3.99.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Eduardo Nunez comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .323. He has 76 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 254 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .413 with an OPS+ of 96. Buster Posey is hitting .338 this season and he has an OBP of .424. He has collected 75 hits in 222 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .514. The Giants as a unit have 607 base hits, including 120 doubles and 60 homers. San Francisco has walked 214 times this year and they have struck out on 541 occasions. They have had 505 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.7 runs per game and totaled 274 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants -120
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