Miami Marlins vs New York Mets Prediction, 8/25/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs New York Mets
Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Marlins (+101) Mets (-111)
Robinson Cano and the New York Mets (12-14, 3rd in NL East) play the Miami Marlins (11-11, 2nd in NL East) at Citi Field on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Marlins coming in at +101 and the Mets are at -111. The O/U has been set at 9. The starting pitchers will be Humberto Mejia and Jacob deGrom.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
8/24/2020 Stephen Tarpley RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
8/24/2020 Sandy Alcantara SP Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/23/2020 Corey Dickerson LF Shoulder Probable for Aug 24
8/23/2020 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/22/2020 Alex Vesia RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/22/2020 Harold Ramirez RF Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/22/2020 Jeff Brigham RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/22/2020 Yimi Garcia RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/22/2020 Adam Conley RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/22/2020 Ryne Stanek RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
Key New York Mets Injuries
8/24/2020 Michael Wacha SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/24/2020 Jake Marisnick CF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/24/2020 Eduardo Nunez RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/18/2020 David Peterson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 29
8/17/2020 Rene Rivera C Elbow Out for the season
8/13/2020 Jed Lowrie 3B Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
6/28/2020 Noah Syndergaard SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 11-11 overall record this season. Mejia (0-2 win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 7.00 and he has faced 49 hitters. His ERA is 5.40 (6 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.900. He has surrendered 13 base hits (11.7 hits per nine innings) with 6 walks. Mejia has taken the ball for 10 innings and has tallied 11 punchouts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.83 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the bullpen and they've struck out 78 hitters and walked 49 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 177 base hits and 95 earned runs. They have allowed 37 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 83 batters and struck out 172. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 5.42.
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As a team Miami is hitting .242, good for 18th in the league. The Marlins hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Miguel Rojas is hitting .429 with an on-base percentage of .478. He has 9 hits this season in 21 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .857 and an OPS+ of 259. Jonathan Villar is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 90 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .389. The Marlins have 173 hits, including 26 doubles and 21 home runs. Miami has walked 74 times so far this season and they have struck out 203 times as a unit. They have left 146 men on base and have a team OPS of .693. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 94 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 12-14 overall mark this year. So far in his pro baseball career, deGrom has surrendered 914 hits while accumulating 1,290 strikeouts in 1,129 frames. He has surrendered a total of 327 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.049 and having a FIP of 2.8. He has a SO/W ratio of 4.76 and he has faced 4,495 opposing hitters so far in his career. deGrom (68-49 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 2.61 earned run average while surrendering 7.3 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 98 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 118 batters and walked 43 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 237 base knocks and 124 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 77 hitters and struck out 243 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 1st in the league. The Mets hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .356, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .373 with an OBP of .415. He has 22 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 59 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .644 with an OPS+ of 192. J.D. Davis is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .410. He has collected 23 hits in 81 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .457. The Mets as a unit have 238 base hits, including 43 doubles and 34 homers. New York has walked 103 times this year and they have struck out on 224 occasions. They have had 213 men left on base and have an OPS of .799. They have scored 4.73 runs per game and totaled 123 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Marlins and under the total runs
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