Miami Marlins at New York Mets 5/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Dan Straily vs. Jacob deGrom
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the New York Mets on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Dan Straily for the Marlins and Jacob deGrom for the Mets.
Miami opens at +177 while New York opens at -188. The Marlins have a 23-24-0 over/under record and a 23-24-0 run line mark. The Mets are 22-21-0 against the run line and have a 20-22-1 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 23-24-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 23-24-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 20-22-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 22-21-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/22/18 P Odrisamer Despaigne Forearm 10-day DL (04/20)
04/20/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 10-day DL (04/17)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/18/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
05/09/18 3B Todd Frazier Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
04/13/18 C Kevin Plawecki Hand 10-day DL (04/13)
04/03/18 P Anthony Swarzak Oblique 60-day DL (04/01)
03/30/18 1B Dominic Smith Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 17-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dan Straily has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.45 this year. He has 14 strikeouts over his 20 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.76 and they have given up 202 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 187 hitters and walked 88 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.09. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 414 base hits and 239 earned runs. They have allowed 60 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 194 batters and struck out 390. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.64.
As a team Miami is hitting .229, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .343 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 53 hits this season in 179 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .397 and an OPS+ of 109. Brian Anderson is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 47 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 173 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .376. The Marlins have 363 hits, including 59 doubles and 36 home runs. Miami has walked 140 times so far this season and they have struck out 407 times as a unit. They have left 321 men on base and have a team OPS of .643. They score 3.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 160 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 24-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.75, Jacob deGrom has a 4-0 record and a 1.01 WHIP this season. He has 69 strikeouts over the 51.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 38 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 167 batters and walked 62 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 363 base knocks and 176 earned runs this season. They have given up 53 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 136 hitters and struck out 412 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.95.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .325 with an OBP of .371. He has 53 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 163 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .552 with an OPS+ of 153. Jay Bruce is hitting .234 this season and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 33 hits in 141 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .369. The Mets as a unit have 345 base hits, including 66 doubles and 44 homers. New York has walked 152 times this year and they have struck out on 374 occasions. They have had 295 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They have scored 4.19 runs per game and totaled 180 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +177
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