Miami Marlins at New York Mets 9/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, September 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sandy Alcantara vs. Steven Matz
The Miami Marlins visit Citi Field on Thursday, September 13, 2018 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Sandy Alcantara for the Marlins and Steven Matz for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +148 and New York at -158. The Marlins have a 71-66-6 over/under record and a 72-71-0 run line mark. The Mets are 73-70-0 against the run line and have a 66-70-7 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 71-66-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 72-71-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 66-70-7 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 73-70-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
09/09/18 P Dan Straily Oblique is downgraded to doubtful for next scheduled start
09/05/18 3B Martin Prado Abdominal 60-day DL (09/05)
09/01/18 P Pablo Lopez Shoulder is out for season
07/24/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (07/21)
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
07/04/18 P Sandy Alcantara Infection 10-day DL (06/30)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Key New York Mets Injuries
09/09/18 P Noah Syndergaard Ribs is questionable for next scheduled start
08/17/18 P Bobby Wahl Hamstring 60-day DL (08/17)
07/24/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day DL (07/21)
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
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)
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 57-86 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 0.75 and a WHIP of 1.08 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 12 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He's allowed 4.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.29 and they have given up 560 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 481 hitters and walked 249 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,243 base hits and 681 earned runs. They have allowed 169 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 534 batters and struck out 1,115. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.53.
As a team Miami is hitting .240, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 146 hits this season in 537 at bats with 59 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .399 and an OPS+ of 114. Starlin Castro is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 155 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 542 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .410. The Marlins have 1,172 hits, including 198 doubles and 117 home runs. Miami has walked 410 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,215 times as a unit. They have left 1,007 men on base and have a team OPS of .667. They score 3.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 530 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 65-78 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.17, Steven Matz has a 5-11 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 132 strikeouts over the 133.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 121 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 486 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 452 batters and walked 199 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,237 base knocks and 607 earned runs this season. They have given up 173 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 426 hitters and struck out 1,268 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 29th in the league. The Mets hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Michael Conforto comes into this matchup batting .236 with an OBP of .341. He has 111 hits this year along with 64 RBI in 471 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .427 with an OPS+ of 115. Amed Rosario is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .295. He has collected 121 hits in 477 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .382. The Mets as a unit have 1,142 base hits, including 233 doubles and 150 homers. New York has walked 485 times this year and they have struck out on 1,226 occasions. They have had 967 men left on base and have an OPS of .702. They have scored 4.19 runs per game and totaled 599 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +148
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