New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Betting Tips 5/5/2019
Sunday, May 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jason Vargas vs. Zach Davies
The New York Mets visit Miller Park on Sunday, May 5, 2019 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jason Vargas for the Mets and Zach Davies for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +125 and Milwaukee at -135. The Mets have a 18-11-3 over/under record and a 16-16-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 17-17-0 against the run line and have a 14-19-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 18-11-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 16-16-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 14-19-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 17-17-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/01/19 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 10-day IL (05/01)
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)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/03/19 RF Christian Yelich Back is questionable Saturday vs New York Mets
05/01/19 P Chase Anderson Finger 10-day IL (05/01)
04/11/19 P Corey Knebel Elbow 60-day IL (04/11); is out for season
03/27/19 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 P Bobby Wahl ACL 60-day IL (04/05); is out for season
03/25/19 P Brent Suter Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 16-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jason Vargas has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.75 and a WHIP of 1.72 this season. He has 15 strikeouts over his 20.1 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.42 and they have given up 117 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 122 hitters and walked 57 batters. As a team, New York allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 282 base hits and 153 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 122 batters and struck out 303. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
As a team New York is hitting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Mets hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Pete Alonso is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 33 hits this season in 114 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .614 and an OPS+ of 171. Michael Conforto is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 114 at bats. His OPS+ is 152 while his slugging percentage is at .509. The Mets have 277 hits, including 55 doubles and 35 home runs. New York has walked 121 times so far this season and they have struck out 308 times as a unit. They have left 247 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 151 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 18-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.38, Zach Davies has a 3-0 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 21 strikeouts over the 32.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 30 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.78 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 146 batters and walked 64 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.07. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 295 base knocks and 168 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 135 hitters and struck out 304 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 14th in the league. The Brewers hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Yasmani Grandal comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .368. He has 28 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 99 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .485 with an OPS+ of 123. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 36 hits in 134 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .425. The Brewers as a unit have 279 base hits, including 44 doubles and 61 homers. Milwaukee has walked 119 times this year and they have struck out on 318 occasions. They have had 215 men left on base and have an OPS of .778. They have scored 4.85 runs per game and totaled 165 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers -135
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