New York Mets at Miami Marlins MLB Point Spread Picks 4/2/2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jason Vargas vs. Jose Urena
The New York Mets visit Marlins Park on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Jason Vargas for the Mets and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -124 and Miami at +114. The Mets have a 2-1-0 over/under record and a 3-0-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 2-2-0 against the run line and have a 2-1-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 3-0-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 2-1-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 2-2-0 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
04/01/19 LF Garrett Cooper Calf 10-day IL (03/31)
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 2-1 overall record this season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.93 and they have given up 7 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .189 against the bullpen and they've struck out 12 hitters and walked 3 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 12.3 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.42. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 25 base hits and 10 earned runs. They have allowed 3 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 5 batters and struck out 36. They have walked 1.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 12.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.14 and their FIP as a unit is 2.84.
As a team New York is hitting .291, good for 3rd in the league. The Mets hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .350, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 10.7 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .286. He has 4 hits this season in 14 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 105. Pete Alonso is hitting .500 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .571. He has totaled 6 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 12 at bats. His OPS+ is 251 while his slugging percentage is at .750. The Mets have 32 hits, including 6 doubles and 1 home runs. New York has walked 10 times so far this season and they have struck out 31 times as a unit. They have left 22 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 18 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 2-2 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.64, Jose Urena has a 0-1 record and a 2.14 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 4.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 9 hits. He's allowing 17.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 11 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 14 batters and walked 5 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 33 base knocks and 14 earned runs this season. They have given up 1 home run this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 8 hitters and struck out 33 batters. They give up a walk 2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.14 while their FIP as a staff is 2.26.
As a team, they are batting .216, good for 22nd in the league. The Marlins hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .272, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 6.8 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 154. 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 290 and a slugging percentage of 1.000. The Marlins as a unit have 27 base hits, including 4 doubles and 5 homers. Miami has walked 7 times this year and they have struck out on 30 occasions. They have had 20 men left on base and have an OPS of .640. They have scored 3.5 runs per game and totaled 14 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -124
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