Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets MLB Point Spread Picks 4/22/2019
Monday, April 22, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Jake Arrieta vs. Steven Matz
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Citi Field on Monday, April 22, 2019 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Jake Arrieta for the Phillies and Steven Matz for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at -105 and New York at -105. The Phillies have a 12-8-0 over/under record and a 10-10-0 run line mark. The Mets are 12-8-0 against the run line and have a 14-4-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 12-8-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 10-10-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 14-4-2 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 12-8-0 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
04/20/19 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 3B Todd Frazier Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 12-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 2.25 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 18 strikeouts over his 28 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 74 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 84 hitters and walked 26 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 193 base hits and 93 earned runs. They have allowed 33 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 66 batters and struck out 180. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.63.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .261, good for 10th in the league. The Phillies hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .352, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .422. He has 21 hits this season in 73 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .548 and an OPS+ of 152. Maikel Franco is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 19 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 70 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .571. The Phillies have 187 hits, including 41 doubles and 29 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 96 times so far this season and they have struck out 180 times as a unit. They have left 163 men on base and have a team OPS of .800. They score 5.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 115 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 11-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.96, Steven Matz has a 1-1 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 16.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 16 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.91 and they have given up 92 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .288 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 79 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.61. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 192 base knocks and 110 earned runs this season. They have given up 32 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 83 hitters and struck out 190 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.56 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Mets hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .348, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .315 with an OBP of .405. He has 23 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 73 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .699 with an OPS+ of 196. Michael Conforto is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .413. He has collected 23 hits in 77 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 171 and a slugging percentage of .584. The Mets as a unit have 186 base hits, including 38 doubles and 24 homers. New York has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 191 occasions. They have had 158 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.5 runs per game and totaled 110 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies -105
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks