Friday, June 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ben Lively vs. Jacob deGrom
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Citi Field on Friday, June 30, 2017 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Ben Lively for the Phillies and Jacob deGrom for the Mets.
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The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +216 and New York at -235. The Phillies have a 38-33-6 over/under record and a 38-39-0 run line mark. The Mets are 33-44-0 against the run line and have a 46-22-9 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 38-33-6 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 38-39-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 46-22-9 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 33-44-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/20/17 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 10-day DL (06/20)
06/11/17 2B Cesar Hernandez Side 10-day DL (06/11)
05/31/17 P Vince Velasquez Elbow 10-day DL (05/31)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/28/17 LF Michael Conforto Hand "?" Thursday vs. Miami Marlins
06/28/17 P Robert Gsellman Hamstring 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 60-day DL (05/22)
06/21/17 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)
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 Phillies have a 26-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ben Lively has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 3.90 and a WHIP of 1.36. He has 11 strikeouts over his 32.1 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 267 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 244 hitters and walked 115 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 718 base hits and 366 earned runs. They have allowed 108 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 256 batters and struck out 565. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.80.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .242, good for 27th in the league. The Phillies hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .294. He has 75 hits this season in 293 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .399 and an OPS+ of 82. Aaron Altherr is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 67 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 236 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .530. The Phillies have 630 hits, including 137 doubles and 75 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 225 times so far this season and they have struck out 649 times as a unit. They have left 496 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 3.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 293 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 35-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.71, Jacob deGrom has a 7-3 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 113 strikeouts over the 97 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 86 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.87 and they have given up 285 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 294 batters and walked 128 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 730 base knocks and 381 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 290 hitters and struck out 675 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 4.67.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 18th in the league. The Mets hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Michael Conforto comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .405. He has 63 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 221 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 150. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 35 hits in 115 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .609. The Mets as a unit have 660 base hits, including 143 doubles and 116 homers. New York has walked 269 times this year and they have struck out on 589 occasions. They have had 532 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 4.86 runs per game and totaled 369 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -235
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