New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Betting Tips 6/2/2019
Sunday, June 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Matz vs. Merrill Kelly
Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (28-30, 4th in NL West) play the New York Mets (28-29, 3rd in NL East) at Chase Field on Sunday, June 2, 2019. The Mets open this matchup at -108 while the Diamondbacks are coming in at -112. The total opens at 9.
The Mets have been a dicey pick for bettors, having gone 28-29-0 SU. The Diamondbacks cover 48.3% of the time, going 28-30-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been a decent play for MLB wagerers as a favorite, going 10-9-0 SU. New York has went 12-15-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 44.4% of the time.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a terrible Under pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 29-22-6.
New York covers 39.4% of the time on the road, having gone 13-20-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks cover 44.0% of the time at Chase Field, going 11-14-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a solid Over pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 28-27-3.
Key New York Mets Injuries
5/30/2019 Jeff McNeil LF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
5/29/2019 Luis Avilan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/25/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/24/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/24/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/23/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
5/31/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
5/30/2019 Jake Lamb 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
5/27/2019 Luke Weaver SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/23/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
3/28/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 28-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Matz has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.55 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 51 strikeouts over his 50.2 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.82 and they have given up 193 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 197 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 507 base hits and 257 earned runs. They have allowed 71 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 196 batters and struck out 523. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.18.
As a team New York is hitting .248, good for 18th in the league. The Mets hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .251 with an on-base percentage of .297. He has 54 hits this season in 215 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 93. Pete Alonso is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 54 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 205 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .615. The Mets have 489 hits, including 99 doubles and 73 home runs. New York has walked 195 times so far this season and they have struck out 536 times as a unit. They have left 406 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.63 runs per contest and have scored a total of 264 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 28-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.83, Merrill Kelly has a 4-6 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 59.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 67 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 207 batters and walked 87 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 513 base knocks and 248 earned runs this season. They have given up 67 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 197 hitters and struck out 518 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 5th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .349. He has 66 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 228 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .566 with an OPS+ of 132. Adam Jones is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 60 hits in 214 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 541 base hits, including 124 doubles and 84 homers. Arizona has walked 173 times this year and they have struck out on 515 occasions. They have had 404 men left on base and have an OPS of .781. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 303 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -112
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