Washington Nationals at New York Mets MLB Parlay 5/22/2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs. Jacob deGrom
Citi Field is the venue where Pete Alonso and the New York Mets (21-25, 3rd in NL East) will play the Washington Nationals (19-28, 4th in NL East) on Wednesday. The Nationals open this contest at +115 while the Mets are coming in at -125. The over/under opens at 6.5.
The Nationals have been a bad choice for MLB bettors, having gone 19-28-0 SU. The Mets are covering 45.6% of the time, going 21-25-0 straight up. The Mets have been a less than ideal option for MLB wagerers as a favorite, going 11-13-0 SU. Washington has went 8-11-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 42.1% of the time.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a pretty good Over option for O/U wagerers, having gone 23-21-3.
The Nationals are covering 39.1% of the time on the road, having gone 9-14-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets are covering 55.6% of the time at Citi Field, going 10-8-0 SU.
The Mets have been a pretty good Over option for O/U wagerers, having gone 22-20-4.
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)
05/05/19 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
05/20/19 P Seth Lugo Shoulder 10-day IL (05/20)
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 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 19-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Scherzer has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 3.72 and a WHIP of 1.19 this season. He has 87 strikeouts over his 65.1 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.46 and they have given up 159 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .277 against the bullpen and they've struck out 142 hitters and walked 68 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 410 base hits and 224 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 164 batters and struck out 458. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.05.
As a team Washington is hitting .243, good for 22nd 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 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Adam Eaton is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .338. He has 51 hits this season in 187 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .369 and an OPS+ of 87. Victor Robles is hitting .244 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .302. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 164 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .445. The Nationals have 386 hits, including 71 doubles and 60 home runs. Washington has walked 152 times so far this season and they have struck out 446 times as a unit. They have left 322 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 209 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 21-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.98, Jacob deGrom has a 3-5 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 67 strikeouts over the 52 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 47 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.35 and they have given up 145 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 168 batters and walked 77 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 392 base knocks and 204 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 159 hitters and struck out 425 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 18th in the league. The Mets hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .344. He has 43 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 166 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .590 with an OPS+ of 155. Jeff McNeil is hitting .331 this season and he has an OBP of .418. He has collected 53 hits in 160 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .456. The Mets as a unit have 386 base hits, including 74 doubles and 52 homers. New York has walked 163 times this year and they have struck out on 444 occasions. They have had 333 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 204 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals +115
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