Washington Nationals at New York Mets MLB Parlay 5/21/2019
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Erick Fedde vs. Zack Wheeler
Jeff McNeil and the New York Mets (20-25, 3rd in NL East) play the Washington Nationals (19-27, 4th in NL East) at Citi Field on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The Nationals open this contest at +133 while the Mets are priced at -143. The total is set at 8.5.
The Nationals have been strong for oddsmakers, having gone 19-27-0 SU. The Mets are covering 44.4% of the time, going 20-25-0 straight up. The Mets have been dicey for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 11-13-0 SU. The Nationals are covering 42.1% of the time as the underdog, having gone 8-11-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a hot and cold Under pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 23-20-3.
Washington is covering 40.9% of the time away from home, having gone 9-13-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets are covering 52.9% of the time at Citi Field, going 9-8-0 SU.
The Mets have been a hot and cold Under pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 22-19-4.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
05/18/19 P Justin Miller Rotator Cuff 10-day IL (05/18)
05/16/19 P Anibal Sanchez Hamstring 10-day IL (05/16)
05/10/19 LF Andrew Stevenson Back 10-day IL (05/07)
05/08/19 P Tony Sipp Oblique 10-day IL (05/07)
05/05/19 1B Matt Adams Shoulder 10-day IL (05/05)
04/28/19 1B Ryan Zimmerman Plantar Fasciitis 10-day IL (04/28)
04/27/19 P Koda Glover Elbow 60-day IL
04/26/19 P Trevor Rosenthal Infection 10-day IL (04/26)
04/20/19 P Austen Williams Undisclosed 10-day IL (04/20)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/17/19 LF Michael Conforto Concussion 7-day IL (05/17)
05/11/19 P Justin Wilson Elbow 10-day IL (05/11)
05/06/19 P Jason Vargas Hamstring 10-day IL (05/06)
05/05/19 P Luis Avilan Elbow 10-day IL (05/04)
03/25/19 P Drew Smith Elbow 60-day IL (03/25); is out for season
03/25/19 2B Jed Lowrie Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 19-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Erick Fedde has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.03 this season. He has 7 strikeouts over his 10.2 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He's allowed 5.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.60 and they have given up 157 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .279 against the bullpen and they've struck out 138 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 402 base hits and 220 earned runs. They have allowed 56 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 160 batters and struck out 447. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
As a team Washington is hitting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Nationals hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Victor Robles is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .297. He has 40 hits this season in 162 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .451 and an OPS+ of 93. Adam Eaton is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 182 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .379. The Nationals have 379 hits, including 69 doubles and 59 home runs. Washington has walked 147 times so far this season and they have struck out 440 times as a unit. They have left 314 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 206 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 20-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.85, Zack Wheeler has a 3-3 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 64 strikeouts over the 55.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 141 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 165 batters and walked 76 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 385 base knocks and 201 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 154 hitters and struck out 419 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Mets hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Jeff McNeil comes into this matchup batting .342 with an OBP of .430. He has 53 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 155 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .471 with an OPS+ of 153. Pete Alonso is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 42 hits in 163 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .577. The Mets as a unit have 378 base hits, including 72 doubles and 50 homers. New York has walked 159 times this year and they have struck out on 433 occasions. They have had 325 men left on base and have an OPS of .716. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 199 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals +133
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