New York Mets at Miami Marlins 8/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Wheeler vs. Jose Urena
The New York Mets visit Marlins Park on Friday, August 10, 2018 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Zack Wheeler for the Mets and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -111 and Miami at +101. The Mets have a 50-58-4 over/under record and a 52-60-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 59-57-0 against the run line and have a 58-54-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 50-58-4 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 52-60-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 58-54-4 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 59-57-0 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 Miami Marlins Injuries
07/24/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 10-day DL (07/21)
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
07/10/18 P Drew Rucinski Groin 10-day DL (07/10)
07/04/18 P Sandy Alcantara Infection 10-day DL (06/30)
07/04/18 CF Lewis Brinson Hip 10-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 47-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 3.89 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 125 strikeouts over his 127.1 innings pitched and he's given up 116 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.85 and they have given up 391 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 365 hitters and walked 174 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 981 base hits and 488 earned runs. They have allowed 139 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 353 batters and struck out 981. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.19.
As a team New York is hitting .229, good for 30th in the league. The Mets hold a .378 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. Amed Rosario is hitting .230 with an on-base percentage of .274. He has 82 hits this season in 356 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .346 and an OPS+ of 73. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .252 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 321 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .477. The Mets have 854 hits, including 178 doubles and 114 home runs. New York has walked 399 times so far this season and they have struck out 963 times as a unit. They have left 758 men on base and have a team OPS of .686. They score 3.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 439 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 47-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.66, Jose Urena has a 3-11 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 101 strikeouts over the 123.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 120 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.19 and they have given up 451 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 406 batters and walked 217 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,006 base knocks and 557 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 454 hitters and struck out 922 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.53.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Marlins hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .331. He has 127 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 446 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .401 with an OPS+ of 106. Brian Anderson is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 127 hits in 446 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .417. The Marlins as a unit have 961 base hits, including 160 doubles and 94 homers. Miami has walked 326 times this year and they have struck out on 982 occasions. They have had 817 men left on base and have an OPS of .668. They have scored 3.73 runs per game and totaled 433 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets -111
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