Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets 4/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Nola vs. Noah Syndergaard
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Aaron Nola for the Phillies and Noah Syndergaard for the Mets.
Philadelphia opens at +140 while New York opens at -150. The Phillies have a 2-0-1 over/under record and a 1-2-0 run line mark. The Mets are 2-1-0 against the run line and have a 2-1-0 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 2-0-1 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 1-2-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 2-1-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
03/30/18 P Pat Neshek Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
03/29/18 P Mark Leiter Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Tommy Hunter Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 10-day DL (03/26)
Key New York Mets Injuries
03/30/18 1B Dominic Smith Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jason Vargas Hand 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 LF Michael Conforto Shoulder 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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 1-2 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Nola had a 12-11 record with an earned run average of 3.54 and a WHIP of 1.21 last year. He had 184 strikeouts over his 168 innings pitched and he gave up 154 hits. He allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.47 and they have given up 20 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .294 against the bullpen and they've struck out 10 hitters and walked 9 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 12 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 6.83. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 37 base hits and 21 earned runs. They have allowed 4 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 14 batters and struck out 20. They have walked 4.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.84 and their FIP as a unit is 5.14.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .216, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .500 with an on-base percentage of .583. He has 5 hits this season in 10 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of 1.000 and an OPS+ of 315. Carlos Santana is hitting .182 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .267. He has totaled 2 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 11 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .545. The Phillies have 22 hits, including 7 doubles and 3 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 15 times so far this season and they have struck out 30 times as a unit. They have left 23 men on base and have a team OPS of .689. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 12 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 2-1 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.97, Noah Syndergaard had a 1-2 record and a 1.06 WHIP last season. He had 34 strikeouts over the 30.1 innings he pitched. He also gave up 29 hits. He allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 1.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.38 and they have given up 8 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .195 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 14 batters and walked 7 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.67. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 22 base knocks and 11 earned runs this season. They have given up 6 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 11 hitters and struck out 35 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 11.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .306, good for 1st in the league. The Mets hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .415, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 10.0 hits per contest. Todd Frazier comes into this matchup batting .200 with an OBP of .357. He has 2 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 10 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .300 with an OPS+ of 78. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .364 this season and he has an OBP of .500. He has collected 4 hits in 11 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 202 and a slugging percentage of .636. The Mets as a unit have 30 base hits, including 6 doubles and 2 homers. New York has walked 17 times this year and they have struck out on 21 occasions. They have had 29 men left on base and have an OPS of .844. They have scored 5.33 runs per game and totaled 16 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies +140
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