Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets MLB Betting Tips 9/8/2019
Sunday, September 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Vince Velasquez vs. Noah Syndergaard
Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies (72-68, 4th in NL East) head to Citi Field on Sunday where they'll take on the New York Mets (72-68, 3rd in NL East). The Phillies open this matchup at +160 while the Mets are coming in at -170. The over/under has been set at 8.5.
The Phillies have been a solid pick for baseball bettors, having gone 72-68-0 SU. New York is covering 51.4% of the time, going 72-68-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been a good Over option for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 65-72-3.
Philadelphia is covering 45.6% of the time as the away team, having gone 31-37-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets are covering 58.5% of the time at Citi Field, going 38-27-0 SU.
The Mets have been a good Over option for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 68-58-14.
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Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
9/6/2019 Bryce Harper RF Hand Probable for Sep 7
9/4/2019 Juan Nicasio RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
9/4/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/3/2019 Edubray Ramos RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/1/2019 Roman Quinn CF Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/1/2019 Jerad Eickhoff SP Finger Out for the season
8/31/2019 Adam Morgan RP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Out for the season
8/21/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Out for the season
8/20/2019 Jake Arrieta SP Elbow Out for the season
8/17/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Forearm Out for the season
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
Key New York Mets Injuries
9/6/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Calf Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/4/2019 Robert Gsellman RP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/29/2019 Dominic Smith LF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
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
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 72-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Vince Velasquez has a 6-7 record with an earned run average of 4.80 and a WHIP of 1.35 this season. He has 108 strikeouts over his 99.1 innings pitched and he's given up 97 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 505 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 483 hitters and walked 199 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,273 base hits and 643 earned runs. They have allowed 226 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 462 batters and struck out 1,177. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.93.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .248, good for 18th in the league. The Phillies hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .236 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 116 hits this season in 492 at bats with 80 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .478 and an OPS+ of 118. Bryce Harper is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 100 men in 503 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .497. The Phillies have 1,193 hits, including 275 doubles and 180 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 506 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,244 times as a unit. They have left 992 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 682 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 72-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.97, Noah Syndergaard has a 10-7 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 171 strikeouts over the 170 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 158 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 457 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 484 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,224 base knocks and 614 earned runs this season. They have given up 177 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 447 hitters and struck out 1,300 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Mets hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .367. He has 137 hits this year along with 107 RBI in 513 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .591 with an OPS+ of 151. Amed Rosario is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 153 hits in 535 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .428. The Mets as a unit have 1,263 base hits, including 242 doubles and 202 homers. New York has walked 440 times this year and they have struck out on 1,199 occasions. They have had 984 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They have scored 4.88 runs per game and totaled 683 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies (+160)
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