New York Mets at Miami Marlins 4/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Wheeler vs. Jarlin Garcia
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Wheeler for the Mets and Jarlin Garcia for the Marlins.
New York opens at -149 while Miami opens at +139. The Mets have a 4-5-0 over/under record and a 8-1-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 3-7-0 against the run line and have a 5-5-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 8-1-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 3-7-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
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)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/05/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 10-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Dan Straily Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Elieser Hernandez Dental 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 C J.T. Realmuto Back 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS JT Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Wei-Yin Chen Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 8-1 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler is expected to make his season debut for New York. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.21 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .174 against the bullpen and they've struck out 45 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, New York allows 6.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 2.25. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 63 base hits and 21 earned runs. They have allowed 8 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 32 batters and struck out 98. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.13 and their FIP as a unit is 3.19.
As a team New York is hitting .247, good for 9th in the league. The Mets hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .353, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Todd Frazier is hitting .207 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 6 hits this season in 29 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .310 and an OPS+ of 99. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .189 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .286. He has totaled 7 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 37 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .432. The Mets have 73 hits, including 15 doubles and 8 home runs. New York has walked 43 times so far this season and they have struck out 83 times as a unit. They have left 66 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 43 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 3-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.80, Jarlin Garcia has a 0-0 record and a 0.90 WHIP this season. He has 8 strikeouts over the 10 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He allows 4.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 45 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 53 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.26. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 101 base knocks and 59 earned runs this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 48 hitters and struck out 96 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .221, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .288 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .388. He has 12 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 42 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .333 with an OPS+ of 110. Brian Anderson is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .426. He has collected 11 hits in 38 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .474. The Marlins as a unit have 82 base hits, including 14 doubles and 3 homers. Miami has walked 38 times this year and they have struck out on 97 occasions. They have had 81 men left on base and have an OPS of .594. They have scored 3.2 runs per game and totaled 32 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -149
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