Miami Marlins at New York Mets MLB Tips 8/7/2019
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Yamamoto vs. Steven Matz
Starlin Castro and the Miami Marlins (42-69, 5th in NL East) are headed to Citi Field on Wednesday where they'll meet the New York Mets (57-56, 4th in NL East).
The Marlins have been an awful play for baseball wagerers, having gone 42-69-0 SU. New York is covering 50.4% of the time, going 57-56-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a dicey Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 51-54-6.
The Marlins are covering 37.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 20-34-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
New York is covering 60.0% of the time at Citi Field, going 30-20-0 SU.
The Mets have been a great Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 57-45-11.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
8/5/2019 Cesar Puello CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/5/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/5/2019 Austin Brice RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
8/5/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/5/2019 Neil Walker 1B Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/5/2019 Pablo Lopez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 17
8/4/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/1/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/1/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
Key New York Mets Injuries
8/5/2019 Jeff McNeil LF Calf Probable for Aug 6
8/5/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 29
8/4/2019 Jacob Rhame RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/2/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
8/2/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Calf Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/31/2019 Dominic Smith LF Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 42-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Yamamoto has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.94 and a WHIP of 1.04 this season. He has 49 strikeouts over his 48 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 5.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 355 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 394 hitters and walked 168 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 895 base hits and 484 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 412 batters and struck out 963. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
As a team Miami is hitting .237, good for 29th in the league. The Marlins hold a .364 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .274. He has 108 hits this season in 438 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .356 and an OPS+ of 69. Miguel Rojas is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 110 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 378 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .386. The Marlins have 890 hits, including 176 doubles and 93 home runs. Miami has walked 259 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,000 times as a unit. They have left 707 men on base and have a team OPS of .658. They score 3.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 402 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 57-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.60, Steven Matz has a 6-7 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 97 strikeouts over the 103.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 113 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 375 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 381 batters and walked 176 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.45. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 988 base knocks and 503 earned runs this season. They have given up 144 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 371 hitters and struck out 1,046 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 14th in the league. The Mets hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .363. He has 105 hits this year along with 80 RBI in 405 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .585 with an OPS+ of 150. Amed Rosario is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 118 hits in 420 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .445. The Mets as a unit have 995 base hits, including 192 doubles and 164 homers. New York has walked 364 times this year and they have struck out on 996 occasions. They have had 790 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 542 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets
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