Sunday, June 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Williams vs. Tyler Pill
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Mets on Sunday, June 4, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Trevor Williams for the Pirates and Tyler Pill for the Mets.
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Pittsburgh opens at +131 while New York opens at -141. The Pirates have a 26-26-3 over/under record and a 27-28-0 run line mark. The Mets are 21-32-0 against the run line and have a 33-12-8 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 26-26-3 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 27-28-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 33-12-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 21-32-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
06/03/17 C Francisco Cervelli Illness "?" Saturday vs. New York Mets
05/30/17 C Chris Stewart Hamstring 10-day DL (05/30)
05/28/17 P Antonio Bastardo Quad 10-day DL (04/25)
05/28/17 P Josh Lindblom Side 10-day DL (05/20)
05/06/17 P Jameson Taillon Groin 10-day DL (05/04)
04/18/17 CF Starling Marte Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 07/18 vs. Milwaukee)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/27/17 P Seth Lugo Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/24/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 10-day DL (05/22)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (05/11)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Side 60-day DL (05/01)
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (04/28)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 25-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Williams has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 5.20 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 25 strikeouts over his 36.1 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 172 hitters and walked 70 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 513 base hits and 226 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 151 batters and struck out 393. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.01.
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As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .236, good for 25th in the league. The Pirates hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Josh Harrison is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 58 hits this season in 197 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .442 and an OPS+ of 112. Adam Frazier is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .388. He has totaled 37 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 119 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .437. The Pirates have 430 hits, including 82 doubles and 50 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 189 times so far this season and they have struck out 400 times as a unit. They have left 378 men on base and have a team OPS of .690. They score 3.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 212 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 23-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Tyler Pill has a 0-1 record and a 1.83 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 7 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 204 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 211 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 498 base knocks and 252 earned runs this season. They have given up 69 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 206 hitters and struck out 483 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Michael Conforto comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .406. He has 50 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 162 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .623 with an OPS+ of 172. Jay Bruce is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 47 hits in 193 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Mets as a unit have 442 base hits, including 103 doubles and 69 homers. New York has walked 184 times this year and they have struck out on 398 occasions. They have had 357 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.94 runs per game and totaled 257 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Pirates +131
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