St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets MLB Betting Tips 6/13/2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jack Flaherty vs. Jacob deGrom
Citi Field is the site where Amed Rosario and the New York Mets (33-34, 3rd in NL East) will take on the St. Louis Cardinals (33-32, 3rd in NL Central) on Thursday. The Mets open this game at -140 while the Cardinals are priced at +130. The O/U opens at 7.5.
The Cardinals have been a good choice for wagerers, having gone 33-32-0 SU. The Mets cover 49.2% of the time, going 33-34-0 straight up. The Mets have been a very good bet for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 20-16-0 SU. St. Louis is covering 44.8% of the time as the underdog, having gone 13-16-0 straight up.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The Cardinals have been a pretty good Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 29-33-3.
The Cardinals cover 40.0% of the time away from home, having gone 12-18-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets cover 63.3% of the time at Citi Field, going 19-11-0 SU.
The Mets have been an excellent Over choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 34-26-7.
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
6/10/2019 Adam Wainwright SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
6/8/2019 Jedd Gyorko 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/7/2019 Miles Mikolas SP Forearm Probable for Jun 12
5/18/2019 Brett Cecil RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
4/19/2019 Mike Mayers RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
Key New York Mets Injuries
6/11/2019 Noah Syndergaard SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
6/11/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
6/9/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 16
6/6/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/5/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/29/2019 Luis Avilan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
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 Cardinals have a 33-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jack Flaherty has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 4.08 and a WHIP of 1.20 this season. He has 73 strikeouts over his 68.1 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He's allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the bullpen and they've struck out 256 hitters and walked 98 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 510 base hits and 268 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 236 batters and struck out 553. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .247, good for 18th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Paul DeJong is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 63 hits this season in 233 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .481 and an OPS+ of 125. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 243 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .440. The Cardinals have 538 hits, including 99 doubles and 80 home runs. St. Louis has walked 231 times so far this season and they have struck out 549 times as a unit. They have left 453 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 304 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 33-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.45, Jacob deGrom has a 3-6 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 94 strikeouts over the 75.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 67 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 223 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 229 batters and walked 103 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 593 base knocks and 302 earned runs this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 222 hitters and struck out 621 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.09.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 17th in the league. The Mets hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Amed Rosario comes into this matchup batting .249 with an OBP of .292. He has 61 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 245 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .420 with an OPS+ of 93. Pete Alonso is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 60 hits in 233 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 149 and a slugging percentage of .597. The Mets as a unit have 578 base hits, including 111 doubles and 92 homers. New York has walked 220 times this year and they have struck out on 616 occasions. They have had 465 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 314 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals +130
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