New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks 6/17/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 17, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Wheeler vs. Clay Buchholz
The New York Mets head to Chase Field on Sunday, June 17, 2018 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Zack Wheeler for the Mets and Clay Buchholz for the Diamondbacks.
The odds for this matchup have New York at +140 and Arizona at -150. The Mets have a 28-36-2 over/under mark and a 29-37-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 38-31-0 against the run line and have a 34-32-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 28-36-2 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 29-37-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 34-32-3 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 38-31-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/15/18 RF Jay Bruce Back is "?" Saturday 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 28-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 4.98 and a WHIP of 1.44 this year. He has 64 strikeouts over his 68.2 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 232 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 239 hitters and walked 105 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 577 base hits and 276 earned runs. They have allowed 80 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 215 batters and struck out 615. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 3.98.
As a team New York is hitting .225, good for 29th in the league. The Mets hold a .370 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 .268 with an on-base percentage of .307. He has 67 hits this season in 250 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .472 and an OPS+ of 114. Amed Rosario is hitting .238 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .268. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 214 at bats. His OPS+ is 73 while his slugging percentage is at .355. The Mets have 497 hits, including 99 doubles and 67 home runs. New York has walked 227 times so far this season and they have struck out 572 times as a unit. They have left 444 men on base and have a team OPS of .672. They score 3.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 245 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 39-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.21, Clay Buchholz has a 1-1 record and a 1.04 WHIP this season. He has 23 strikeouts over the 28 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.48 and they have given up 178 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 204 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 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 537 base knocks and 241 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 208 hitters and struck out 602 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 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .372. He has 67 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 253 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 133. David Peralta is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 69 hits in 243 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .514. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 519 base hits, including 100 doubles and 82 homers. Arizona has walked 250 times this year and they have struck out on 640 occasions. They have had 433 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They have scored 4.46 runs per game and totaled 308 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -150
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