New York Mets at Toronto Blue Jays 7/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Corey Oswalt vs. Marcus Stroman
Rogers Centre is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Corey Oswalt for the Mets and Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays.
New York opens at +174 while Toronto opens at -185. The Mets have a 36-42-3 over/under record and a 34-47-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 40-44-0 against the run line and have a 40-38-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 36-42-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 34-47-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 40-38-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 40-44-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/24/18 P Jason Vargas Calf 10-day DL (06/20)
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
05/29/18 P Noah Syndergaard Finger 10-day DL (05/26)
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
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 Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/01/18 P Ryan Tepera Elbow 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (06/23)
06/23/18 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/22/18 P Danny Barnes Knee 10-day DL (06/22)
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (05/29)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 33-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Corey Oswalt has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 9.82 and a WHIP of 1.36 this year. He has 5 strikeouts over his 7.1 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 8.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.74 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 285 hitters and walked 128 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 711 base hits and 349 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 261 batters and struck out 739. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.18.
As a team New York is hitting .231, good for 28th in the league. The Mets hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .381. He has 57 hits this season in 216 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .528 and an OPS+ of 151. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 311 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .479. The Mets have 629 hits, including 129 doubles and 85 home runs. New York has walked 290 times so far this season and they have struck out 701 times as a unit. They have left 554 men on base and have a team OPS of .691. They score 3.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 319 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 39-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.02, Marcus Stroman has a 1-5 record and a 1.52 WHIP this season. He has 41 strikeouts over the 49.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 56 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 292 batters and walked 107 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 751 base knocks and 379 earned runs this season. They have given up 107 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 280 hitters and struck out 698 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.34.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 24th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Yangervis Solarte comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .309. He has 80 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 320 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .444 with an OPS+ of 104. Kevin Pillar is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .281. He has collected 78 hits in 315 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 86 and a slugging percentage of .406. The Blue Jays as a unit have 669 base hits, including 161 doubles and 109 homers. Toronto has walked 281 times this year and they have struck out on 728 occasions. They have had 541 men left on base and have an OPS of .725. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 368 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -185
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