New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies 9/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Zach Eflin
The New York Mets visit Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Noah Syndergaard for the Mets and Zach Eflin for the Phillies.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -130 and Philadelphia at +110. The Mets have a 68-74-8 over/under record and a 78-72-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 70-79-0 against the run line and have a 68-74-7 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 68-74-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 78-72-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 68-74-7 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 70-79-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/17/18 P Bobby Wahl Hamstring 60-day DL (08/17)
07/24/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day DL (07/21)
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
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 Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
08/16/18 P Aaron Loup Forearm 10-day DL (08/16)
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 70-80 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 12-3 record with an earned run average of 3.26 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 138 strikeouts over his 135.1 innings pitched and he's given up 136 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.93 and they have given up 501 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 474 hitters and walked 205 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,276 base hits and 624 earned runs. They have allowed 177 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 444 batters and struck out 1,333. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.01.
As a team New York is hitting .237, good for 28th in the league. The Mets hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Michael Conforto is hitting .242 with an on-base percentage of .345. He has 121 hits this season in 499 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .443 and an OPS+ of 121. Amed Rosario is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .297. He has totaled 130 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 503 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .394. The Mets have 1,200 hits, including 245 doubles and 163 home runs. New York has walked 507 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,277 times as a unit. They have left 1,003 men on base and have a team OPS of .707. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 644 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 76-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.26, Zach Eflin has a 10-7 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 111 strikeouts over the 120.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 122 hits. He's allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 486 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 527 batters and walked 193 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,248 base knocks and 594 earned runs this season. They have given up 158 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 447 hitters and struck out 1,346 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.80.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 27th in the league. The Phillies hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Cesar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .255 with an OBP of .357. He has 143 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 560 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .363 with an OPS+ of 93. Odubel Herrera is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 132 hits in 518 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .423. The Phillies as a unit have 1,192 base hits, including 226 doubles and 176 homers. Philadelphia has walked 530 times this year and they have struck out on 1,393 occasions. They have had 1,029 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 641 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies +110
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