New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Betting Tips 9/1/2019
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Marcus Stroman vs. Zach Eflin
Amed Rosario and the New York Mets (68-66, 4th in NL East) are headed to Citizens Bank Park on Sunday where they'll take on the Philadelphia Phillies (69-64, 3rd in NL East). The Mets open this contest at -116 while the Phillies are coming in at +106. The total has been set at 9.5.
The Mets have been a good choice for bettors, having gone 68-66-0 SU. Philadelphia covers 51.9% of the time, going 69-64-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a solid Over option for over/under wagerers, having gone 65-56-13.
The Mets are covering 44.3% of the time as the road team, having gone 31-39-0 straight up.
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies are covering 57.1% of the time at Citizens Bank Park, going 40-30-0 SU.
The Phillies have been a solid Over option for over/under wagerers, having gone 63-67-3.
Key New York Mets Injuries
8/30/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/29/2019 Dominic Smith LF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
8/29/2019 Tomas Nido C Head Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/29/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Robert Gsellman RP Triceps Out for the season
8/20/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Calf Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
8/14/2019 Jacob Rhame RP Elbow Out for the season
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
8/27/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/27/2019 Roman Quinn CF Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/24/2019 Jay Bruce LF Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/24/2019 Juan Nicasio RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/21/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/21/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/20/2019 Jake Arrieta SP Elbow Out for the season
8/18/2019 Adam Morgan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/17/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Out for the season
8/15/2019 Edubray Ramos RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
7/23/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Forearm Out for the season
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 68-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman has a 7-12 record with an earned run average of 3.29 and a WHIP of 1.30 this season. He has 124 strikeouts over his 150.1 innings pitched and he's given up 149 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 437 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 465 hitters and walked 197 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,166 base hits and 585 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 428 batters and struck out 1,246. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.19.
As a team New York is hitting .257, good for 10th in the league. The Mets hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 147 hits this season in 512 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .436 and an OPS+ of 102. Pete Alonso is hitting .265 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 129 hits and he has driven in 101 men in 487 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .587. The Mets have 1,201 hits, including 230 doubles and 192 home runs. New York has walked 417 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,158 times as a unit. They have left 942 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 645 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 69-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Zach Eflin has a 8-11 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 103 strikeouts over the 128 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 141 hits. He's allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 482 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 460 batters and walked 188 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,215 base knocks and 615 earned runs this season. They have given up 217 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 439 hitters and struck out 1,118 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.96.Related: Jay Kornegay - Westgate Superbook Football Super Contest - Over 28 Million in Winnings Paid
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .255 with an OBP of .372. He has 122 hits this year along with 95 RBI in 479 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .497 with an OPS+ of 121. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .239 this season and he has an OBP of .382. He has collected 112 hits in 469 at bats while driving in 75 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .478. The Phillies as a unit have 1,136 base hits, including 258 doubles and 168 homers. Philadelphia has walked 485 times this year and they have struck out on 1,173 occasions. They have had 949 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.88 runs per game and totaled 649 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies (+106)
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