Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets Baseball Betting Tips 4/24/2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Vince Velasquez vs. Jason Vargas
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Citi Field on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Vince Velasquez for the Phillies and Jason Vargas for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +105 and New York at -115. The Phillies have a 12-10-0 over/under record and a 10-12-0 run line mark. The Mets are 13-9-0 against the run line and have a 15-5-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 12-10-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 10-12-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 15-5-2 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 13-9-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
04/20/19 SS Jean Segura Hamstring 10-day IL (04/17)
04/20/19 2B Scott Kingery Hamstring 10-day IL (04/20)
04/20/19 P Victor Arano Elbow 10-day IL (04/19)
04/18/19 CF Odubel Herrera Hamstring 10-day IL (04/18)
04/17/19 P Tommy Hunter Forearm 60-day IL (03/25)
04/15/19 P David Robertson Elbow 10-day IL (04/15)
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/23/19 SS Amed Rosario Flu is questionable Tuesday vs Philadelphia Phillies
04/23/19 2B Robinson Cano Hand is questionable Tuesday vs Philadelphia Phillies
04/22/19 P Justin Wilson Elbow 10-day IL (04/22)
04/20/19 P Jacob deGrom Elbow 10-day IL (04/16)
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 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 12-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Vince Velasquez has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 2.55 and a WHIP of 0.96 this season. He has 16 strikeouts over his 17.2 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He's allowed 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 79 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 88 hitters and walked 29 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 212 base hits and 100 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 74 batters and struck out 199. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Phillies hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Maikel Franco is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 20 hits this season in 76 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .553 and an OPS+ of 135. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .398. He has totaled 22 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 81 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .543. The Phillies have 196 hits, including 44 doubles and 30 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 104 times so far this season and they have struck out 197 times as a unit. They have left 177 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 5.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 117 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 12-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.58, Jason Vargas has a 1-0 record and a 2.32 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 10.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 17 hits. He's allowing 14.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.49 and they have given up 92 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 84 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.35. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 203 base knocks and 115 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 87 hitters and struck out 206 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 4.69.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 9th in the league. The Mets hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Michael Conforto comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .410. He has 24 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 82 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .598 with an OPS+ of 173. Pete Alonso is hitting .325 this season and he has an OBP of .419. He has collected 26 hits in 80 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 206 and a slugging percentage of .725. The Mets as a unit have 202 base hits, including 39 doubles and 29 homers. New York has walked 86 times this year and they have struck out on 211 occasions. They have had 174 men left on base and have an OPS of .778. They have scored 5.41 runs per game and totaled 119 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -115
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