New York Mets at Miami Marlins MLB Point Spread Picks 4/1/2019
Monday, April 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Matz vs. Caleb Smith
The New York Mets head to Marlins Park on Monday, April 1, 2019 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Steven Matz for the Mets and Caleb Smith for the Marlins.
The odds for this matchup have New York at -148 and Miami at +138. The Mets have a 1-1-0 over/under mark and a 2-0-0 run line record. The Marlins are 1-2-0 against the run line and have a 2-0-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 2-0-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 2-0-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 1-2-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
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 3B Todd Frazier Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
03/28/19 P Riley Ferrell Biceps 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 2-0 overall record this season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 0.00 and they have given up 2 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .091 against the bullpen and they've struck out 8 hitters and walked 3 batters. As a team, New York allows 7 hits per nine innings while striking out 12.5 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 2. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 14 base hits and 4 earned runs. They have allowed 1 home run this season, ranking them 25th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 4 batters and struck out 25. They have walked 2 men per 9 innings while striking out 12.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.00 and their FIP as a unit is 2.15.
As a team New York is hitting .268, good for 4th in the league. The Mets hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .222 with an on-base percentage of .222. He has 2 hits this season in 9 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .556 and an OPS+ of 91. Pete Alonso is hitting .500 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .556. He has totaled 4 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 8 at bats. His OPS+ is 236 while his slugging percentage is at .750. The Mets have 19 hits, including 4 doubles and 1 home run. New York has walked 8 times so far this season and they have struck out 23 times as a unit. They have left 13 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 6.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 13 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 1-2 overall mark this year. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 10 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 13 batters and walked 4 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 28 base knocks and 14 earned runs this season. They have given up 1 home run this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 7 hitters and struck out 26 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 2.48.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 18th in the league. The Marlins hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .276, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Miguel Rojas comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .400. He has 3 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 9 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 147. Curtis Granderson is hitting .400 this season and he has an OBP of .500. He has collected 2 hits in 5 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 277 and a slugging percentage of 1.000. The Marlins as a unit have 22 base hits, including 4 doubles and 4 homers. Miami has walked 5 times this year and they have struck out on 19 occasions. They have had 16 men left on base and have an OPS of .668. They have scored 3.67 runs per game and totaled 11 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -148
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