New York Mets at San Diego Padres 4/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Wheeler vs. Bryan Mitchell
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the San Diego Padres on Sunday, April 29, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Wheeler for the Mets and Bryan Mitchell for the Padres.
New York opens at -125 while San Diego opens at +115. The Mets have a 12-11-1 over/under record and a 14-10-0 run line mark. The Padres are 10-17-0 against the run line and have a 11-14-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 12-11-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 14-10-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 11-14-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 10-17-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/27/18 P Jason Vargas Hand 10-day DL (03/26); expected to start Saturday vs San Diego Padres
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 10-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 San Diego Padres Injuries
04/22/18 RF Hunter Renfroe Elbow 10-day DL (04/18)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/11/18 P Kirby Yates Ankle 10-day DL (04/08)
04/04/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/29/18 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 16-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 12 strikeouts over his 17 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 68 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the bullpen and they've struck out 98 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.54. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 187 base hits and 88 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 79 batters and struck out 247. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
As a team New York is hitting .233, good for 23rd in the league. The Mets hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 31 hits this season in 93 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .591 and an OPS+ of 167. Todd Frazier is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 82 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .427. The Mets have 188 hits, including 38 doubles and 22 home runs. New York has walked 102 times so far this season and they have struck out 218 times as a unit. They have left 167 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 111 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 9-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.76, Bryan Mitchell has a 0-2 record and a 1.88 WHIP this season. He has 9 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 28 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.73 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .196 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 124 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 229 base knocks and 113 earned runs this season. They have given up 22 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 106 hitters and struck out 243 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.
As a team, they are batting .221, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .360 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Christian Villanueva comes into this matchup batting .348 with an OBP of .434. He has 23 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 66 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .742 with an OPS+ of 227. Freddy Galvis is hitting .240 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 23 hits in 96 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .302. The Padres as a unit have 201 base hits, including 41 doubles and 26 homers. San Diego has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 281 occasions. They have had 172 men left on base and have an OPS of .653. They have scored 3.7 runs per game and totaled 100 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets -125
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