San Diego Padres at New York Mets 7/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Joey Lucchesi vs. Zack Wheeler
The San Diego Padres visit Citi Field on Monday, July 23, 2018 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Joey Lucchesi for the Padres and Zack Wheeler for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +125 and New York at -135. The Padres have a 46-51-3 over/under record and a 46-54-0 run line mark. The Mets are 43-53-0 against the run line and have a 43-50-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 46-51-3 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 46-54-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 43-50-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 43-53-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
07/22/18 CF Manuel Margot Wrist is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia Phillies
06/24/18 P Jordan Lyles Forearm 10-day DL (06/21)
06/21/18 P Bryan Mitchell Elbow 10-day DL (06/17)
06/08/18 P Jose Torres Suspension is out for season
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key New York Mets Injuries
07/21/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel is downgraded to is not in the starting lineup Sunday vs New York Yankees
07/09/18 3B Todd Frazier Ribs 10-day DL (07/09)
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
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 40-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 3.34 and a WHIP of 1.22 this season. He has 69 strikeouts over his 67.1 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 348 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 407 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 879 base hits and 434 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 333 batters and struck out 838. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.11.
As a team San Diego is hitting .233, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .367 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Jose Pirela is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .311. He has 89 hits this season in 342 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .354 and an OPS+ of 83. Eric Hosmer is hitting .245 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 375 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .392. The Padres have 779 hits, including 155 doubles and 87 home runs. San Diego has walked 298 times so far this season and they have struck out 944 times as a unit. They have left 627 men on base and have a team OPS of .665. They score 3.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 370 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 40-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.44, Zack Wheeler has a 3-6 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 106 strikeouts over the 107.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 104 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.74 and they have given up 334 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 327 batters and walked 155 opposing hitters. 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 4.31. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 843 base knocks and 414 earned runs this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 314 hitters and struck out 850 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Mets hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .332. He has 100 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 357 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .487 with an OPS+ of 125. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .374. He has collected 67 hits in 268 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .485. The Mets as a unit have 730 base hits, including 152 doubles and 99 homers. New York has walked 345 times this year and they have struck out on 829 occasions. They have had 641 men left on base and have an OPS of .686. They have scored 3.92 runs per game and totaled 376 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets -135
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