Milwaukee Brewers at New York Mets 4/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, April 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Matt Harvey
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Citi Field on Saturday, April 14, 2018 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Chase Anderson for the Brewers and Matt Harvey for the Mets.
The odds for this matchup have Milwaukee at +103 and New York at -113. The Brewers have a 6-7-0 over/under mark and a 5-8-0 run line record. The Mets are 10-1-0 against the run line and have a 5-6-0 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 6-7-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 5-8-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 10-1-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/11/18 CF Lorenzo Cain Quad is upgraded to probable Friday vs New York Mets
04/11/18 C Manny Pina Calf is "?" Friday vs New York Mets
04/08/18 LF Christian Yelich Oblique 10-day DL (04/05)
04/06/18 P Corey Knebel Hamstring 10-day DL (04/06)
03/29/18 P Boone Logan Triceps 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/12/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 10-day DL (04/11)
04/03/18 P Anthony Swarzak Oblique 10-day DL (04/01)
03/30/18 1B Dominic Smith Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jason Vargas Hand 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 Brewers have a 7-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.13 this year. He has 13 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.72 and they have given up 46 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 64 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 115 base hits and 51 earned runs. They have allowed 14 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 48 batters and struck out 116. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 3.97.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .240, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 13 hits this season in 46 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .435 and an OPS+ of 107. Christian Yelich is hitting .385 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .407. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 26 at bats. His OPS+ is 169 while his slugging percentage is at .577. The Brewers have 111 hits, including 25 doubles and 12 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 35 times so far this season and they have struck out 116 times as a unit. They have left 98 men on base and have a team OPS of .671. They score 3.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 44 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 10-1 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Matt Harvey has a 0-0 record and a 1.20 WHIP this season. He has 7 strikeouts over the 10 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 10 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.49 and they have given up 27 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .180 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 51 batters and walked 19 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 6.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.3 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.47. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 76 base knocks and 28 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 36 hitters and struck out 117 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.10 while their FIP as a staff is 3.32.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 12th in the league. The Mets hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .388. He has 15 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 45 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .600 with an OPS+ of 175. Jay Bruce is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 10 hits in 39 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .436. The Mets as a unit have 87 base hits, including 21 doubles and 11 homers. New York has walked 50 times this year and they have struck out on 100 occasions. They have had 76 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 55 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -113
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