San Francisco Giants at New York Mets MLB Picks and Tips 6/5/2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Beede vs. Jason Vargas
Joe Panik and the San Francisco Giants (24-34, 5th in NL West) are headed to Citi Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the New York Mets (28-31, 3rd in NL East). The Mets open this contest at -135 while the Giants are coming in at +125. The total has been set at 8.5.
The Giants have been great for Las Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 24-34-0 SU. New York covers 47.5% of the time, going 28-31-0 straight up. The Mets have been good for MLB bettors as favorites, going 16-14-0 SU. San Francisco covers 35.6% of the time as an underdog, having gone 16-29-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a hot and cold Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 29-27-2.
The Giants are covering 46.7% of the time as a visitor, having gone 14-16-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
New York covers 62.5% of the time at Citi Field, going 15-9-0 SU.
The Mets have been a bad Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 30-23-6.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
6/1/2019 Buster Posey C Hamstring Probable for Jun 4
5/30/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/29/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/28/2019 Trevor Gott RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key New York Mets Injuries
6/2/2019 Jacob deGrom SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
6/2/2019 Dominic Smith 1B Thumb Probable for Jun 4
6/1/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/30/2019 Jeff McNeil LF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
5/29/2019 Luis Avilan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/25/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/24/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
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 24-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Beede has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 7.82 and a WHIP of 2.37 this season. He has 14 strikeouts over his 12.2 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He's allowed 13.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 192 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 230 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 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 501 base hits and 268 earned runs. They have allowed 84 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 189 batters and struck out 495. They have walked 3.3 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 4.59.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .222, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Joe Panik is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .322. He has 45 hits this season in 188 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .340 and an OPS+ of 80. Steven Duggar is hitting .242 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .285. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 211 at bats. His OPS+ is 71 while his slugging percentage is at .351. The Giants have 432 hits, including 108 doubles and 55 home runs. San Francisco has walked 175 times so far this season and they have struck out 508 times as a unit. They have left 361 men on base and have a team OPS of .660. They score 3.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 224 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 28-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.46, Jason Vargas has a 1-3 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 29 strikeouts over the 36.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.00 and they have given up 201 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 203 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 528 base knocks and 270 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 203 hitters and struck out 541 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 18th in the league. The Mets hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .335. He has 56 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 213 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .606 with an OPS+ of 151. Amed Rosario is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .298. He has collected 57 hits in 224 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .411. The Mets as a unit have 504 base hits, including 100 doubles and 76 homers. New York has walked 197 times this year and they have struck out on 556 occasions. They have had 414 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.58 runs per game and totaled 270 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +125
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