Oakland Athletics at New York Mets 7/22/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Manaea vs. Zack Wheeler
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the New York Mets on Saturday, July 22, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Sean Manaea for the Athletics and Zack Wheeler for the Mets.
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Oakland opens at +116 while New York opens at -126. The Athletics have a 52-41-2 over/under record and a 49-46-0 run line mark. The Mets are 39-54-0 against the run line and have a 53-29-11 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 52-41-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 49-46-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 53-29-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 39-54-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/06/17 P Jharel Cotton Blister 10-day DL (07/04)
06/25/17 2B Chad Pinder Hamstring 10-day DL (06/24)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (05/20)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Key New York Mets Injuries
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)
06/15/17 2B Neil Walker Hamstring 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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 43-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Manaea has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 3.68 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 101 strikeouts over his 100.1 innings pitched and he's given up 84 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.82 and they have given up 304 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 301 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.8 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 4.63. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 820 base hits and 431 earned runs. They have allowed 113 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 288 batters and struck out 735. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.31.
As a team Oakland is hitting .235, good for 29th in the league. The Athletics hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Yonder Alonso is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 75 hits this season in 275 at bats with 45 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .556 and an OPS+ of 152. Jed Lowrie is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .336. He has totaled 93 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 345 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .449. The Athletics have 744 hits, including 169 doubles and 134 home runs. Oakland has walked 326 times so far this season and they have struck out 907 times as a unit. They have left 611 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 411 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 43-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.98, Zack Wheeler has a 3-7 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 75 strikeouts over the 81.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 90 hits. He allows 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 339 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 351 batters and walked 149 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 893 base knocks and 454 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 336 hitters and struck out 818 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 21st in the league. The Mets hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Michael Conforto comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .405. He has 72 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 252 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 148. Jay Bruce is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 92 hits in 346 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .529. The Mets as a unit have 797 base hits, including 172 doubles and 140 homers. New York has walked 314 times this year and they have struck out on 709 occasions. They have had 630 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 446 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -126
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