New York Mets at San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Tips 7/21/2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Matz vs. Drew Pomeranz
Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants (49-49, 3rd in NL West) host the New York Mets (44-53, 4th in NL East) at Oracle Park on Sunday, July 21, 2019. The Mets open this matchup at +115 while the Giants are priced at -125. The total has been set at 8.5.
The Mets have been pretty good for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 44-53-0 SU. The Giants are covering 50.0% of the time, going 49-49-0 straight up. The Giants have been a great option for bettors as the favorite, going 12-5-0 SU. New York has went 18-29-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 38.3% of the time.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a great Over choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 50-37-10.
The Mets are covering 38.2% of the time as a visitor, having gone 21-34-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants are covering 45.8% of the time at Oracle Park, going 22-26-0 SU.
The Giants have been a hot and cold Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 51-42-5.
Key New York Mets Injuries
7/16/2019 Zack Wheeler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/12/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/12/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
7/18/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/16/2019 Evan Longoria 3B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/21/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 44-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Matz has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 4.87 and a WHIP of 1.48 this season. He has 80 strikeouts over his 85 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.32 and they have given up 339 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 334 hitters and walked 153 batters. As a team, New York allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 869 base hits and 454 earned runs. They have allowed 131 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 324 batters and struck out 895. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
As a team New York is hitting .253, good for 15th in the league. The Mets hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Pete Alonso is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 94 hits this season in 355 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .606 and an OPS+ of 153. Jeff McNeil is hitting .344 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .403. He has totaled 110 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 320 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .506. The Mets have 854 hits, including 167 doubles and 135 home runs. New York has walked 309 times so far this season and they have struck out 861 times as a unit. They have left 680 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 453 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 49-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.10, Drew Pomeranz has a 2-9 record and a 1.70 WHIP. He has 84 strikeouts over the 72.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 88 hits. He's allowing 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 330 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 378 batters and walked 125 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 856 base knocks and 430 earned runs this season. They have given up 133 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 304 hitters and struck out 850 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.44.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .361. He has 76 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 316 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .411 with an OPS+ of 107. Kevin Pillar is hitting .249 this season and he has an OBP of .277. He has collected 92 hits in 369 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Giants as a unit have 789 base hits, including 190 doubles and 103 homers. San Francisco has walked 302 times this year and they have struck out on 857 occasions. They have had 615 men left on base and have an OPS of .700. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 435 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets +115
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