Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Wheeler vs. Yu Darvish
The New York Mets visit Globe Life Park on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are Zack Wheeler for the Mets and Yu Darvish for the Rangers.
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The opening line for this matchup has New York at +140 and Texas at -150. The Mets have a 34-13-8 over/under record and a 22-33-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 31-26-0 against the run line and have a 27-29-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 34-13-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 22-33-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 27-29-1 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 31-26-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/27/17 P Seth Lugo Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
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)
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (04/28)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
06/06/17 1B Mike Napoli Back is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. New York Mets
06/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/30/17 P Dario Alvarez Elbow 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/17 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
05/26/17 P A.J. Griffin Ribs 10-day DL (05/27)
05/15/17 CF Carlos Gomez Hamstring 10-day DL (05/15)
05/03/17 P Cole Hamels Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Intestinal 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 24-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.72 and a WHIP of 1.37. He has 51 strikeouts over his 55.2 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 214 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 216 hitters and walked 95 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 536 base hits and 275 earned runs. They have allowed 74 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 216 batters and struck out 507. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
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As a team New York is hitting .244, good for 22nd in the league. The Mets hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Michael Conforto is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .410. He has 53 hits this season in 172 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .628 and an OPS+ of 174. Jay Bruce is hitting .248 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 206 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .495. The Mets have 465 hits, including 106 doubles and 75 home runs. New York has walked 195 times so far this season and they have struck out 417 times as a unit. They have left 372 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 4.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 269 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 26-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.13, Yu Darvish has a 5-4 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 80 strikeouts over the 74.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 58 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 187 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 156 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 503 base knocks and 240 earned runs this season. They have given up 81 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 198 hitters and struck out 388 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 25th in the league. The Rangers hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .344. He has 55 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 199 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .442 with an OPS+ of 107. Elvis Andrus is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 68 hits in 223 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .475. The Rangers as a unit have 454 base hits, including 88 doubles and 74 homers. Texas has walked 183 times this year and they have struck out on 508 occasions. They have had 340 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.68 runs per game and totaled 267 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets +140
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