Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets Baseball Betting Tips 5/1/2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Anthony DeSclafani vs. Jacob deGrom
The Cincinnati Reds visit Citi Field on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Anthony DeSclafani for the Reds and Jacob deGrom for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +160 and New York at -170. The Reds have a 7-20-1 over/under record and a 15-13-0 run line mark. The Mets are 15-13-0 against the run line and have a 18-7-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 7-20-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 15-13-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 18-7-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 15-13-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/23/19 LF Matt Kemp Ribs 10-day IL (04/23)
03/30/19 3B Alex Blandino Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Alex Wood Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Scooter Gennett Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/29/19 2B Robinson Cano Hand is questionable Tuesday vs Cincinnati Reds
04/22/19 P Justin Wilson Elbow 10-day IL (04/22)
03/25/19 P Drew Smith Elbow 10-day IL (03/25); is out for season
03/25/19 2B Jed Lowrie Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 12-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.26 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 28 strikeouts over his 25.1 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 84 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 96 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 212 base hits and 92 earned runs. They have allowed 20 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 99 batters and struck out 256. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.47.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .212, good for 30th in the league. The Reds hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.8 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .233 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 21 hits this season in 90 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 94. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .232 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 22 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 95 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .474. The Reds have 190 hits, including 38 doubles and 37 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 83 times so far this season and they have struck out 244 times as a unit. They have left 151 men on base and have a team OPS of .667. They score 3.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 106 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 14-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.85, Jacob deGrom has a 2-3 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 26 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.62 and they have given up 110 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 111 batters and walked 52 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.31. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 256 base knocks and 146 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 110 hitters and struck out 268 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 9th in the league. The Mets hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .398. He has 31 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 102 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .667 with an OPS+ of 187. Michael Conforto is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .408. He has collected 27 hits in 100 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .530. The Mets as a unit have 252 base hits, including 49 doubles and 33 homers. New York has walked 113 times this year and they have struck out on 265 occasions. They have had 225 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 5.18 runs per game and totaled 145 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -170
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