New York Mets at Washington Nationals MLB Tips 9/2/2019
Monday, September 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Joe Ross
Pete Alonso and the New York Mets (69-66, 4th in NL East) are headed to Nationals Park on Monday where they'll meet the Washington Nationals (76-58, 2nd in NL East). The Mets open this matchup at -110 while the Nationals are priced at +100. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The Mets have been a pretty good option for MLB bettors, having gone 69-66-0 SU. Washington is covering 56.7% of the time, going 76-58-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a dicey Under play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 65-57-13.
New York is covering 45.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 32-39-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals cover 59.1% of the time at Nationals Park, going 39-27-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a dicey Under play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 63-64-7.
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 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/29/2019 Tomas Nido C Head Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
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 Washington Nationals Injuries
9/1/2019 Adam Eaton RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/30/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/30/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/29/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 69-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 9-7 record with an earned run average of 4.14 and a WHIP of 1.22 this season. He has 161 strikeouts over his 163 innings pitched and he's given up 155 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 439 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 471 hitters and walked 198 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 4.34. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,175 base hits and 587 earned runs. They have allowed 172 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 430 batters and struck out 1,258. 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 4.18.
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 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Pete Alonso is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 129 hits this season in 491 at bats with 101 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .582 and an OPS+ of 148. Amed Rosario is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 149 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 517 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .435. The Mets have 1,214 hits, including 234 doubles and 192 home runs. New York has walked 420 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,164 times as a unit. They have left 954 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 651 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 76-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.36, Joe Ross has a 3-3 record and a 1.65 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 50.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 57 hits. He's allowing 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.91 and they have given up 438 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 420 batters and walked 178 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,128 base knocks and 570 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 418 hitters and struck out 1,252 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Nationals hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Adam Eaton comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .377. He has 139 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 482 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .436 with an OPS+ of 106. Anthony Rendon is hitting .335 this season and he has an OBP of .414. He has collected 153 hits in 457 at bats while driving in 109 runs. He has an OPS+ of 160 and a slugging percentage of .632. The Nationals as a unit have 1,210 base hits, including 244 doubles and 192 homers. Washington has walked 480 times this year and they have struck out on 1,088 occasions. They have had 934 men left on base and have an OPS of .795. They have scored 5.37 runs per game and totaled 720 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Nationals (+100)
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