New York Mets at Baltimore Orioles 8/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jason Vargas vs. Andrew Cashner
The New York Mets head to Oriole Park on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Jason Vargas for the Mets and Andrew Cashner for the Orioles.
The odds for this matchup have New York at -105 and Baltimore at -105. The Mets have a 51-59-5 over/under mark and a 54-61-0 run line record. The Orioles are 50-69-0 against the run line and have a 53-61-5 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 51-59-5 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 54-61-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 53-61-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 50-69-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/05/18 P Anthony Swarzak Shoulder 10-day DL (08/04)
08/03/18 P Steven Matz Forearm 10-day DL (08/01)
07/24/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day DL (07/21); is out for season
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
06/19/18 RF Jay Bruce Hip 10-day DL (06/18)
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)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
06/27/18 CF Craig Gentry Ribs 10-day DL (06/24)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 49-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jason Vargas has a 2-8 record with an earned run average of 8.75 and a WHIP of 1.84 this year. He has 43 strikeouts over his 47.1 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He allows 12.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 399 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 369 hitters and walked 177 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,006 base hits and 497 earned runs. They have allowed 140 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 360 batters and struck out 1,003. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team New York is hitting .229, good for 30th in the league. The Mets hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .245 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 81 hits this season in 330 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 133. Amed Rosario is hitting .234 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .279. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 368 at bats. His OPS+ is 75 while his slugging percentage is at .348. The Mets have 878 hits, including 184 doubles and 116 home runs. New York has walked 408 times so far this season and they have struck out 990 times as a unit. They have left 777 men on base and have a team OPS of .685. They score 3.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 452 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 35-84 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.83, Andrew Cashner has a 3-10 record and a 1.51 WHIP this season. He has 88 strikeouts over the 121 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 132 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 439 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 386 batters and walked 207 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,152 base knocks and 591 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 431 hitters and struck out 899 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 4.83.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 27th in the league. The Orioles hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Mark Trumbo comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .320. He has 83 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 312 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .468 with an OPS+ of 116. Adam Jones is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 128 hits in 453 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .428. The Orioles as a unit have 964 base hits, including 188 doubles and 148 homers. Baltimore has walked 327 times this year and they have struck out on 1,045 occasions. They have had 755 men left on base and have an OPS of .697. They have scored 3.92 runs per game and totaled 467 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -105
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