Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Joe Ross
Nationals Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals on Sunday, April 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Noah Syndergaard for the Mets and Joe Ross for the Nationals.
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New York opens at -118 while Washington opens at +108. The Mets have a 14-6-2 over/under record and a 7-15-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 13-10-0 against the run line and have a 13-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 14-6-2 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 7-15-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 13-9-1 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 13-10-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (4/27)
04/27/17 P Noah Syndergaard Bicep "?" next start
04/21/17 1B Lucas Duda Elbow 10-day DL (4/20)
04/21/17 SS Wilmer Flores Knee 10-day DL (4/21)
04/01/17 P Seth Lugo Arm 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/29/17 CF Adam Eaton Ankle 10-day DL (4/29)
04/27/17 P Stephen Strasburg Personal expected to start Saturday vs New York Mets
04/26/17 P Koda Glover Hip 10-day DL (4/26)
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (4/19)
04/12/17 2B Stephen Drew Hamstring 10-day DL (4/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 9-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 1.73 and a WHIP of 0.89. He has 30 strikeouts over his 26 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 0.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 80 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 89 hitters and walked 40 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 197 base hits and 90 earned runs. They have allowed 23 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 76 batters and struck out 223. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.51.
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As a team New York is hitting .215, good for 29th in the league. The Mets hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .312. He has 22 hits this season in 86 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .349 and an OPS+ of 78. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 63 at bats. His OPS+ is 161 while his slugging percentage is at .619. The Mets have 163 hits, including 28 doubles and 32 home runs. New York has walked 84 times so far this season and they have struck out 177 times as a unit. They have left 142 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 4.23 runs per contest and have scored a total of 93 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 16-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.17, Joe Ross has a 1-0 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 11.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 13 hits. He allows 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.03 and they have given up 75 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .280 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 55 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 199 base knocks and 103 earned runs this season. They have given up 27 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 65 hitters and struck out 186 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .287, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .486 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .361, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.2 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .405 with an OBP of .519. He has 34 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 84 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .786 with an OPS+ of 242. Daniel Murphy is hitting .347 this season and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 34 hits in 98 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .602. The Nationals as a unit have 235 base hits, including 52 doubles and 35 homers. Washington has walked 91 times this year and they have struck out on 178 occasions. They have had 162 men left on base and have an OPS of .847. They have scored 6.26 runs per game and totaled 144 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets -118
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