New York Mets at San Francisco Giants 9/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Chris Stratton
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, September 2, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Noah Syndergaard for the Mets and Chris Stratton for the Giants.
New York opens at -138 while San Francisco opens at +128. The Mets have a 61-67-6 over/under record and a 66-68-0 run line mark. The Giants are 70-66-0 against the run line and have a 59-70-7 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 61-67-6 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 66-68-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 59-70-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 70-66-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
09/01/18 C Kevin Plawecki Paternity List is out indefinitely
08/17/18 P Bobby Wahl Hamstring 10-day DL (08/17)
08/05/18 P Anthony Swarzak Shoulder 10-day DL (08/04)
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 San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/30/18 C Buster Posey Hip 60-day DL (08/25)
08/30/18 CF Steve Duggar Shoulder 10-day DL (08/29); is out for season
08/07/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (08/11)
07/31/18 3B Pablo Sandoval Hamstring 60-day DL (07/31)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (07/15)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 59-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 9-3 record with an earned run average of 3.51 and a WHIP of 1.28 this year. He has 117 strikeouts over his 112.2 innings pitched and he's given up 119 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.02 and they have given up 462 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 425 hitters and walked 192 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 4.27. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,174 base hits and 572 earned runs. They have allowed 161 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 403 batters and struck out 1,177. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
As a team New York is hitting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Mets hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Michael Conforto is hitting .232 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 100 hits this season in 431 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .404 and an OPS+ of 111. Amed Rosario is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .290. He has totaled 110 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 441 at bats. His OPS+ is 85 while his slugging percentage is at .372. The Mets have 1,065 hits, including 215 doubles and 139 home runs. New York has walked 459 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,152 times as a unit. They have left 909 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 4.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 556 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 68-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.99, Chris Stratton has a 9-7 record and a 1.46 WHIP this season. He has 89 strikeouts over the 115.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 127 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.57 and they have given up 434 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 467 batters and walked 176 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.8. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,162 base knocks and 520 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 435 hitters and struck out 1,063 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 21st in the league. The Giants hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .328. He has 120 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 462 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .405 with an OPS+ of 98. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 123 hits in 482 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .415. The Giants as a unit have 1,141 base hits, including 227 doubles and 116 homers. San Francisco has walked 398 times this year and they have struck out on 1,197 occasions. They have had 950 men left on base and have an OPS of .686. They have scored 3.93 runs per game and totaled 534 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +128
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