New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks 6/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Matz vs. Matt Koch
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Steven Matz for the Mets and Matt Koch for the Diamondbacks.
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New York opens at +130 while Arizona opens at -140. The Mets have a 27-35-1 over/under record and a 29-34-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 36-30-0 against the run line and have a 32-32-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 27-35-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 29-34-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 32-32-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 36-30-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
06/08/18 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/29/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 10-day DL (05/27)
05/29/18 P Noah Syndergaard Finger 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/18 SS Wilmer Flores Back 10-day DL (05/28)
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/03/18 P Jorge De La Rosa Achilles 10-day DL (06/02)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/23/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (05/22)
05/21/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/15/18 CF A.J. Pollock Thumb 10-day DL (05/15)
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
04/30/18 P Robbie Ray Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
03/26/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (02/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 28-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Matz has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 3.53 and a WHIP of 1.26 this year. He has 54 strikeouts over his 58.2 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 224 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 232 hitters and walked 100 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 549 base hits and 261 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 207 batters and struck out 589. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team New York is hitting .228, good for 28th in the league. The Mets hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .240 with an on-base percentage of .271. He has 49 hits this season in 204 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .348 and an OPS+ of 72. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .318. He has totaled 67 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 241 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .490. The Mets have 484 hits, including 94 doubles and 63 home runs. New York has walked 219 times so far this season and they have struck out 546 times as a unit. They have left 431 men on base and have a team OPS of .678. They score 3.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 239 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 37-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.20, Matt Koch has a 4-3 record and a 1.22 WHIP this season. He has 33 strikeouts over the 60 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.55 and they have given up 174 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 194 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 519 base knocks and 230 earned runs this season. They have given up 75 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 198 hitters and struck out 572 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.93.
As a team, they are batting .225, good for 30th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .336. He has 64 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 233 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .476 with an OPS+ of 112. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 62 hits in 240 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .504. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 491 base hits, including 100 doubles and 75 homers. Arizona has walked 237 times this year and they have struck out on 615 occasions. They have had 412 men left on base and have an OPS of .702. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 291 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -140
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