New York Mets at Washington Nationals 8/25/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Matt Grace
The New York Mets head to Nationals Park on Friday, August 25, 2017 to take on the Washington Nationals. The expected starting pitchers are Jacob deGrom for the Mets and Matt Grace for the Nationals.
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The odds for this matchup have New York at +131 and Washington at -156. The Mets have a 69-45-11 over/under mark and a 53-72-0 run line record. The Nationals are 62-62-0 against the run line and have a 56-62-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 69-45-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 53-72-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 56-62-6 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 62-62-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/21/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (08/19)
08/17/17 SS Jose Reyes Hip 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Seth Lugo Shoulder 10-day DL (08/12)
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)
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 Washington Nationals Injuries
08/19/17 P Max Scherzer Neck 10-day DL (08/15)
08/18/17 P Ryan Madson Finger 10-day DL (08/14)
08/16/17 LF Brian Goodwin Groin 10-day DL (08/16)
08/16/17 SS Trea Turner Wrist 60-day DL (06/30)
08/13/17 RF Bryce Harper Knee 10-day DL (08/13)
08/04/17 P Enny Romero Forearm 10-day DL (08/04)
07/29/17 2B Stephen Drew Abdominal 10-day DL (07/29)
07/26/17 LF Ryan Raburn Trapezius 10-day DL (07/22)
07/23/17 LF Chris Heisey Groin 10-day DL (07/23)
07/17/17 P Joe Ross Tricep 60-day DL (07/14)
07/17/17 P Koda Glover Back 60-day DL (06/11)
06/06/17 LF Jayson Werth Foot 60-day DL (06/04)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 55-70 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has a 13-7 record with an earned run average of 3.49 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 191 strikeouts over his 165 innings pitched and he's given up 146 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 422 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 460 hitters and walked 194 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,174 base hits and 597 earned runs. They have allowed 175 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 447 batters and struck out 1,082. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team New York is hitting .248, good for 22nd in the league. The Mets hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 121 hits this season in 456 at bats with 87 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .531 and an OPS+ of 121. Michael Conforto is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .386. He has totaled 104 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 371 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .558. The Mets have 1,056 hits, including 216 doubles and 187 home runs. New York has walked 396 times so far this season and they have struck out 997 times as a unit. They have left 818 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.63 runs per contest and have scored a total of 579 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 75-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.08, Matt Grace has a 1-0 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 39.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 37 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 355 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 343 batters and walked 131 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 998 base knocks and 482 earned runs this season. They have given up 153 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 383 hitters and struck out 1,116 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Ryan Zimmerman comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .354. He has 127 hits this year along with 86 RBI in 419 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .575 with an OPS+ of 134. Daniel Murphy is hitting .324 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 140 hits in 432 at bats while driving in 81 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .556. The Nationals as a unit have 1,158 base hits, including 245 doubles and 179 homers. Washington has walked 419 times this year and they have struck out on 994 occasions. They have had 851 men left on base and have an OPS of .797. They have scored 5.26 runs per game and totaled 652 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets +131
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