New York Mets at San Diego Padres Baseball Betting Tips 5/8/2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Wilmer Font vs. Matt Strahm
The New York Mets visit Petco Park on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Wilmer Font for the Mets and Matt Strahm for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +165 and San Diego at -175. The Mets have a 18-14-3 over/under record and a 18-17-0 run line mark. The Padres are 20-16-0 against the run line and have a 15-19-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 18-14-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 18-17-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 15-19-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 20-16-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/06/19 P Jason Vargas Hamstring 10-day IL (05/06)
05/06/19 P Steven Matz Forearm is doubtful for next sceduled start Wednesday vs San Diego Padres
05/05/19 P Luis Avilan Elbow 10-day IL (05/04)
05/01/19 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 10-day IL (05/01)
03/25/19 P Drew Smith Elbow 60-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 60-day IL (03/25)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/06/19 P Trey Wingenter Shoulder 10-day IL (05/05)
05/04/19 P Brett Kennedy Shoulder 60-day IL (05/04)
04/30/19 SS Fernando Tatis Jr. Hamstring 10-day IL (04/29)
04/24/19 LF Jose Pirela Oblique 10-day IL (04/21)
04/09/19 P Aaron Loup Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/09/19 CF Franchy Cordero Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/03/19 P Jacob Nix Elbow 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Dinelson Lamet Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Garrett Richards Elbow is out for season
03/25/19 P Jose Castillo Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Miguel Diaz Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Travis Jankowski Wrist 60-day IL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 16-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wilmer Font has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 5.79 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 18 strikeouts over his 14 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 127 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 134 hitters and walked 64 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 305 base hits and 164 earned runs. They have allowed 44 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 131 batters and struck out 337. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.22.
As a team New York is hitting .243, good for 18th in the league. The Mets hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jeff McNeil is hitting .352 with an on-base percentage of .426. He has 44 hits this season in 125 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 149. Pete Alonso is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 129 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .581. The Mets have 297 hits, including 57 doubles and 37 home runs. New York has walked 124 times so far this season and they have struck out 346 times as a unit. They have left 262 men on base and have a team OPS of .709. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 156 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 20-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.03, Matt Strahm has a 1-2 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 27 strikeouts over the 32.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 31 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 110 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 148 batters and walked 44 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.54. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 277 base knocks and 127 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 99 hitters and struck out 325 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .329. He has 38 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 135 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .452 with an OPS+ of 112. Manny Machado is hitting .237 this season and he has an OBP of .315. He has collected 31 hits in 131 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .443. The Padres as a unit have 265 base hits, including 52 doubles and 53 homers. San Diego has walked 91 times this year and they have struck out on 346 occasions. They have had 191 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They have scored 3.89 runs per game and totaled 140 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres -175
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