Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jarred Cosart vs. Robert Gsellman
The San Diego Padres visit Citi Field on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Jarred Cosart for the Padres and Robert Gsellman for the Mets.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +133 and New York at -143. The Padres have a 24-20-2 over/under record and a 20-26-0 run line mark. The Mets are 16-26-0 against the run line and have a 27-9-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 24-20-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 20-26-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 27-9-6 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 16-26-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/20/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 10-day DL (5/20)
05/17/17 P Trevor Cahill Shoulder 10-day DL (5/14)
05/08/17 C Hector Sanchez Foot 10-day DL (5/6)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (4/24)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Christian Friedric Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/16/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Thumb 10-day DL (5/14)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (5/11)
05/06/17 C Travis d'Arnaud Wrist 10-day DL (5/3)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Back 60-day DL (5/1)
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (4/27)
04/01/17 P Seth Lugo Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 16-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jarred Cosart has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 2.70 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 7 strikeouts over his 13.1 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.06 and they have given up 145 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 161 hitters and walked 70 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 405 base hits and 215 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 154 batters and struck out 369. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
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As a team San Diego is hitting .219, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.2 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 50 hits this season in 180 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .539 and an OPS+ of 125. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .226 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .302. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 159 at bats. His OPS+ is 69 while his slugging percentage is at .327. The Padres have 330 hits, including 50 doubles and 55 home runs. San Diego has walked 136 times so far this season and they have struck out 399 times as a unit. They have left 284 men on base and have a team OPS of .657. They score 3.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 158 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 18-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.75, Robert Gsellman has a 2-3 record and a 1.73 WHIP. He has 30 strikeouts over the 38.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 53 hits. He allows 12.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.08 and they have given up 165 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 160 batters and walked 72 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.14. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 407 base knocks and 219 earned runs this season. They have given up 61 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 163 hitters and struck out 383 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 4.54.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 26th in the league. The Mets hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Jay Bruce comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .331. He has 39 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 157 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .516 with an OPS+ of 122. Michael Conforto is hitting .320 this season and he has an OBP of .412. He has collected 40 hits in 125 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 181 and a slugging percentage of .664. The Mets as a unit have 343 base hits, including 79 doubles and 58 homers. New York has walked 152 times this year and they have struck out on 321 occasions. They have had 276 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 210 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres +133
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