New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers 5/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, May 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Junior Guerra
The New York Mets visit Miller Park on Friday, May 25, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Noah Syndergaard for the Mets and Junior Guerra for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +115 and Milwaukee at -125. The Mets have a 20-24-1 over/under record and a 22-23-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 30-20-0 against the run line and have a 19-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 20-24-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 22-23-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 19-29-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 30-20-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/18/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
05/09/18 3B Todd Frazier Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
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)
04/13/18 C Kevin Plawecki Hand 10-day DL (04/13)
04/03/18 P Anthony Swarzak Oblique 60-day DL (04/01)
03/30/18 1B Dominic Smith Quad 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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/24/18 LF Ryan Braun Back 10-day DL (05/14); expected to be activated Thursday vs New York Mets
05/09/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 60-day DL (05/09)
05/03/18 P Zach Davies Shoulder 10-day DL (04/30)
04/25/18 1B Eric Thames Thumb 10-day DL (04/25)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26); is out for season
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 24-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 2.91 and a WHIP of 1.19 this season. He has 68 strikeouts over his 58.2 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 143 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 171 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 381 base hits and 181 earned runs. They have allowed 54 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 141 batters and struck out 433. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.87.
As a team New York is hitting .235, good for 23rd in the league. The Mets hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 53 hits this season in 171 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .526 and an OPS+ of 143. Jay Bruce is hitting .233 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .304. He has totaled 34 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 146 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .363. The Mets have 355 hits, including 68 doubles and 45 home runs. New York has walked 158 times so far this season and they have struck out 388 times as a unit. They have left 306 men on base and have a team OPS of .692. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 182 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 31-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.98, Junior Guerra has a 3-3 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 42.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 32 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.48 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 69 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.34. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 360 base knocks and 166 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 177 hitters and struck out 427 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.99.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 16th in the league. The Brewers hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .391. He has 47 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 166 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .452 with an OPS+ of 130. Domingo Santana is hitting .253 this season and he has an OBP of .331. He has collected 38 hits in 150 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .360. The Brewers as a unit have 408 base hits, including 80 doubles and 62 homers. Milwaukee has walked 158 times this year and they have struck out on 446 occasions. They have had 329 men left on base and have an OPS of .715. They have scored 4.08 runs per game and totaled 204 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -125
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