San Francisco Giants at New York Mets MLB Picks & Predictions 6/6/2019
Thursday, June 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Shaun Anderson vs. Zack Wheeler
Amed Rosario and the New York Mets (28-32, 3rd in NL East) play the San Francisco Giants (25-34, 5th in NL West) at Citi Field on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The moneyline on this game has the Giants priced at +130 and the Mets are at -140. The over/under has been set at 8.
The Giants have been strong for Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 25-34-0 SU. The Mets cover 46.7% of the time, going 28-32-0 straight up. The Mets have been a good play for baseball bettors as the favorite, going 16-15-0 SU. The Giants cover 37.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 17-29-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a decent Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 30-27-2.
The Giants cover 48.4% of the time as the visitor, having gone 15-16-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
New York is covering 60.0% of the time at Citi Field, going 15-10-0 SU.
The Mets have been a great Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 31-23-6.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
6/4/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
6/4/2019 Trevor Gott RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
6/4/2019 Buster Posey C Hamstring Probable for Jun 5
5/29/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key New York Mets Injuries
6/4/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
6/4/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
6/4/2019 Dominic Smith 1B Thumb Probable for Jun 5
6/4/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
6/2/2019 Jacob deGrom SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/29/2019 Luis Avilan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/24/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
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 Giants have a 25-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Shaun Anderson has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 13 strikeouts over his 22 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 234 hitters and walked 81 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 511 base hits and 271 earned runs. They have allowed 86 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 191 batters and struck out 504. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.61.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .224, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Steven Duggar is hitting .245 with an on-base percentage of .288. He has 53 hits this season in 216 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .356 and an OPS+ of 73. Joe Panik is hitting .242 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 47 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 194 at bats. His OPS+ is 80 while his slugging percentage is at .340. The Giants have 446 hits, including 112 doubles and 55 home runs. San Francisco has walked 180 times so far this season and they have struck out 517 times as a unit. They have left 370 men on base and have a team OPS of .663. They score 3.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 233 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 28-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.68, Zack Wheeler has a 5-3 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 87 strikeouts over the 77 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 75 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.19 and they have given up 210 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 208 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 542 base knocks and 279 earned runs this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 208 hitters and struck out 550 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 18th in the league. The Mets hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Amed Rosario comes into this matchup batting .251 with an OBP of .295. He has 57 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 227 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .405 with an OPS+ of 90. Pete Alonso is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 58 hits in 217 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .618. The Mets as a unit have 514 base hits, including 100 doubles and 78 homers. New York has walked 199 times this year and they have struck out on 565 occasions. They have had 422 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 273 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +130
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