Washington Nationals at New York Mets MLB Point Spread Picks 4/4/2019
Thursday, April 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg vs. Noah Syndergaard
The Washington Nationals visit Citi Field on Thursday, April 4, 2019 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals and Noah Syndergaard for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at +127 and New York at -137. The Nationals have a 3-1-0 over/under record and a 0-4-0 run line mark. The Mets are 4-1-0 against the run line and have a 4-1-0 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 0-4-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 4-1-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/02/19 SS Trea Turner Finger is out indefinitely
03/28/19 2B Howie Kendrick Hamstring 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Koda Glover Elbow is out indefinitely
03/25/19 CF Michael A. Taylor Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/03/19 LF Brandon Nimmo Hand left last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Miami Marlins
03/25/19 P Drew Smith Elbow 10-day IL (03/25); is out for season
03/25/19 2B Jed Lowrie Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 3B Todd Frazier Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 1-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He's allowed 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 12.71 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .411 against the bullpen and they've struck out 10 hitters and walked 6 batters. As a team, Washington allows 11.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 6.25. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 46 base hits and 25 earned runs. They have allowed 3 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 14 batters and struck out 43. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.67 and their FIP as a unit is 2.68.
As a team Washington is hitting .235, good for 16th in the league. The Nationals hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Juan Soto is hitting .188 with an on-base percentage of .235. He has 3 hits this season in 16 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .250 and an OPS+ of 26. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .200 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .250. He has totaled 3 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 15 at bats. His OPS+ is 34 while his slugging percentage is at .267. The Nationals have 32 hits, including 8 doubles and 4 home runs. Washington has walked 6 times so far this season and they have struck out 50 times as a unit. They have left 25 men on base and have a team OPS of .668. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 16 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 4-1 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.00, Noah Syndergaard has a 0-0 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 7 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He's allowing 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.65 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 19 batters and walked 5 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 10.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.25. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 50 base knocks and 16 earned runs this season. They have given up 5 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 8 hitters and struck out 48 batters. They give up a walk 1.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 3.16.
As a team, they are batting .277, good for 4th in the league. The Mets hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .348, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 10.2 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .389 with an OBP of .450. He has 7 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 18 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .722 with an OPS+ of 196. Robinson Cano is hitting .208 this season and he has an OBP of .208. He has collected 5 hits in 24 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 37 and a slugging percentage of .333. The Mets as a unit have 51 base hits, including 9 doubles and 3 homers. New York has walked 17 times this year and they have struck out on 54 occasions. They have had 39 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 6.2 runs per game and totaled 31 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals +127
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