New York Mets at Miami Marlins 8/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Wei-Yin Chen
The New York Mets visit Marlins Park on Sunday, August 12, 2018 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Noah Syndergaard for the Mets and Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -147 and Miami at +137. The Mets have a 51-58-4 over/under record and a 53-60-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 59-58-0 against the run line and have a 59-54-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 51-58-4 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 53-60-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 59-54-4 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 59-58-0 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
08/10/18 P Kyle Barraclough Back 10-day DL (08/10)
07/24/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 10-day DL (07/21)
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
07/04/18 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 48-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 3.17 and a WHIP of 1.22 this season. He has 93 strikeouts over his 88 innings pitched and he's given up 90 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.82 and they have given up 391 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 365 hitters and walked 175 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 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 4.34. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 985 base hits and 490 earned runs. They have allowed 140 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 355 batters and struck out 989. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.19.
As a team New York is hitting .230, 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 7.7 hits per game. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .248 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 81 hits this season in 326 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .469 and an OPS+ of 132. Amed Rosario is hitting .235 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .278. He has totaled 85 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 361 at bats. His OPS+ is 73 while his slugging percentage is at .349. The Mets have 867 hits, including 180 doubles and 114 home runs. New York has walked 400 times so far this season and they have struck out 972 times as a unit. They have left 766 men on base and have a team OPS of .687. They score 3.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 445 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 47-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.48, Wei-Yin Chen has a 4-8 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 88.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 91 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 456 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 412 batters and walked 217 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,019 base knocks and 563 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 455 hitters and struck out 931 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.51.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 23rd in the league. The Marlins hold a .361 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .363. He has 127 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 449 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 116. Starlin Castro is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 127 hits in 450 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .398. The Marlins as a unit have 965 base hits, including 161 doubles and 95 homers. Miami has walked 328 times this year and they have struck out on 990 occasions. They have had 822 men left on base and have an OPS of .666. They have scored 3.72 runs per game and totaled 435 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets -147
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