New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks 6/16/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Matz vs. Patrick Corbin
The New York Mets head to Chase Field on Saturday, June 16, 2018 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Steven Matz for the Mets and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
The odds for this matchup have New York at +148 and Arizona at -158. The Mets have a 27-36-2 over/under mark and a 29-36-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 37-31-0 against the run line and have a 33-32-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 27-36-2 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 29-36-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 33-32-3 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 37-31-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/15/18 RF Jay Bruce Back is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Friday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
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
06/01/18 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 28-37 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 allows 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 228 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 236 hitters and walked 102 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 565 base hits and 269 earned runs. They have allowed 78 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 211 batters and struck out 605. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 3.97.
As a team New York is hitting .225, good for 30th in the league. The Mets hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .312. He has 67 hits this season in 246 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .480 and an OPS+ of 118. Amed Rosario is hitting .238 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .268. He has totaled 50 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 210 at bats. His OPS+ is 74 while his slugging percentage is at .357. The Mets have 490 hits, including 95 doubles and 66 home runs. New York has walked 224 times so far this season and they have struck out 562 times as a unit. They have left 437 men on base and have a team OPS of .672. They score 3.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 242 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 38-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.21, Patrick Corbin has a 6-2 record and a 1.00 WHIP this season. He has 110 strikeouts over the 87 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 62 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.51 and they have given up 176 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 202 batters and walked 76 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.8 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 3.52. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 530 base knocks and 239 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 205 hitters and struck out 592 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.95.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 29th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .368. He has 64 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 248 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .508 with an OPS+ of 129. David Peralta is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 67 hits in 240 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .513. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 507 base hits, including 100 doubles and 80 homers. Arizona has walked 246 times this year and they have struck out on 630 occasions. They have had 425 men left on base and have an OPS of .706. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 301 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -158
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