New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies MLB Game Picks 4/15/2019
Monday, April 15, 2019
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Aaron Nola
The New York Mets visit Citizens Bank Park on Monday, April 15, 2019 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Noah Syndergaard for the Mets and Aaron Nola for the Phillies.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +120 and Philadelphia at -130. The Mets have a 10-3-1 over/under record and a 9-5-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 6-7-0 against the run line and have a 9-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 10-3-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 9-5-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 9-4-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 6-7-0 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 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
03/25/19 CF Roman Quinn Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Tommy Hunter Forearm 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 9-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.74 and a WHIP of 0.79 this season. He has 20 strikeouts over his 19 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He's allowed 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.18 and they have given up 65 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .302 against the bullpen and they've struck out 57 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.3 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 5.28. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 132 base hits and 73 earned runs. They have allowed 20 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 49 batters and struck out 142. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
As a team New York is hitting .266, good for 8th in the league. The Mets hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .357, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Michael Conforto is hitting .340 with an on-base percentage of .453. He has 18 hits this season in 53 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .623 and an OPS+ of 191. Pete Alonso is hitting .360 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .439. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 50 at bats. His OPS+ is 243 while his slugging percentage is at .860. The Mets have 131 hits, including 29 doubles and 18 home runs. New York has walked 61 times so far this season and they have struck out 144 times as a unit. They have left 107 men on base and have a team OPS of .800. They score 6.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 88 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 8-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.46, Aaron Nola has a 1-0 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 15.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He's allowing 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.44 and they have given up 52 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .280 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 43 batters and walked 17 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 5.2. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 126 base knocks and 67 earned runs this season. They have given up 22 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 41 hitters and struck out 105 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.94.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 14th in the league. The Phillies hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .358, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Maikel Franco comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .407. He has 11 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 43 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .581 with an OPS+ of 154. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .456. He has collected 13 hits in 44 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 202 and a slugging percentage of .727. The Phillies as a unit have 109 base hits, including 26 doubles and 18 homers. Philadelphia has walked 68 times this year and they have struck out on 111 occasions. They have had 97 men left on base and have an OPS of .803. They have scored 5.85 runs per game and totaled 76 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies -130
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