Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets 9/4/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Monday, September 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mark Leiter vs. Rafael Montero
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Citi Field on Monday, September 4, 2017 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Mark Leiter for the Phillies and Rafael Montero for the Mets.
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The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +130 and New York at -140. The Phillies have a 60-64-10 over/under record and a 70-64-0 run line mark. The Mets are 58-75-0 against the run line and have a 74-48-11 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 60-64-10 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 70-64-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 74-48-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 58-75-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
09/01/17 P Jerad Eickhoff Hand 10-day DL (09/01)
08/22/17 P Zach Eflin Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
08/18/17 CF Odubel Herrera Hamstring 10-day DL (08/17)
08/11/17 P Vince Velasquez Finger 60-day DL (08/11)
08/08/17 C Andrew Knapp Hand 10-day DL (08/04)
08/05/17 CF Aaron Altherr Hamstring 10-day DL (08/04)
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 60-day DL (06/23)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/31/17 P Matt Harvey Arm 10-day DL (06/15) - expected to start Saturday vs. Houston Astros
08/26/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (08/26); out for season
08/25/17 LF Michael Conforto Shoulder 10-day DL (08/25)
08/21/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (08/19)
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)
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 51-83 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mark Leiter has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 3.88 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 57 strikeouts over his 65 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 461 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 434 hitters and walked 182 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,256 base hits and 630 earned runs. They have allowed 187 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 438 batters and struck out 1,062. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.63.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .249, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .252 with an on-base percentage of .303. He has 130 hits this season in 515 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .392 and an OPS+ of 82. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 119 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 419 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .422. The Phillies have 1,148 hits, including 247 doubles and 143 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 401 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,175 times as a unit. They have left 903 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 553 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 58-75 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.12, Rafael Montero has a 3-9 record and a 1.68 WHIP. He has 92 strikeouts over the 91.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 106 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 452 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 486 batters and walked 213 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,277 base knocks and 649 earned runs this season. They have given up 184 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 487 hitters and struck out 1,165 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.52.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 22nd in the league. The Mets hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .334. He has 103 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 397 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .401 with an OPS+ of 93. Jay Bruce is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 124 hits in 478 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .523. The Mets as a unit have 1,140 base hits, including 234 doubles and 196 homers. New York has walked 429 times this year and they have struck out on 1,079 occasions. They have had 895 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They have scored 4.56 runs per game and totaled 616 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mets -140 and over 8.5 total runs
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