New York Mets vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 6/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-130) Arizona (+120)
David Peterson and the New York Mets (25-20, 1st in NL East) are headed to Chase Field on Tuesday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (19-35, 5th in NL West). The Diamondbacks open this game at +120 while the Mets are coming in at -130. The total opens at 9. The starting pitchers are David Peterson and Caleb Smith.
As a squad, the New York Mets are putting up 3.6 runs per contest, which ranks them 29th in baseball. They are sitting with 161 runs while having a team OBP of .311. The Mets have tallied 55 doubles as a unit and have knocked 39 balls out of the park. They have amassed 153 runs batted in in addition to 325 hits on the year, while their average at the plate is .228. New York has a slugging rate of .354 and have been rung up 383 times, while drawing a walk on 150 occasions.
Mets pitchers have relinquished 31 home runs in addition to 159 runs in total (1st in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 128 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.06 as a unit this year. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.36 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.13. The Mets have a team earned run average of 3.09 so far this season (2nd in MLB), and their staff has rung up 430 batters.
Mets bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 34 times and also have had 52 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have a total of 20 holds so far this season (25th in MLB). The Mets bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 65.0% and stepped onto the hill in 40 save situations. They have recorded 13 saves so far this season and have blown 7 of their 20 save chances. The relievers have inherited 55 runners on the season with 38.2% of those runners crossed home plate. The Mets have sent 143 relief pitchers to the mound for the year.
The New York Mets have earned a total of 1,145 putouts for the season, as well as 364 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which ranks 12th in professional baseball, and have earned 295 double plays. The Mets have turned 69.9% of balls in play into outs out of their 3,435 innings, which has them ranked 13th in the majors.
Peterson has taken the ball for 93 innings and is sitting with 89 K's so far in his MLB career. Peterson (7-6 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.56 while going up against 389 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.13 (43 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.238. He has given up 75 hits (7.2 hits per nine innings) and has 41 free passes.
Arizona has knocked in 53 home runs so far this season and 222 runs batted in. They have recorded 96 doubles, while walking 190 times and scoring 237 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have recorded an on-base percentage of .312 in addition to a team batting average of .234 on the campaign. The Diamondbacks have a team slugging percentage of .388 and they score 4.39 runs per contest (14th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 488 occasions (11th in MLB) and have earned a total of 431 hits.
The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.397 with a FIP of 4.49 as a unit over the course of the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.54 (437 strikeouts vs 172 free passes). They sit at 30th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 485. They have relinquished 72 home runs and they give up 5.47 runs per 9 innings (29th in MLB). The Arizona pitching staff have yielded 286 runs so far this year while having a team ERA of 4.94 (258 earned runs conceded).
Arizona relievers have an inherited score rate of 26.8% out of 56 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 45 times in high leverage situations in addition to 43 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 39 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accrued 22 holds and also 11 blown saves. They rank 30th in the league with a save rate of 35.3%, and they have sent 182 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this season. Arizona has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 17 save chances and they have walked away with 6 saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 30 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .981 (25th in MLB). The Diamondbacks have racked up 477 assists, 36 errors and have a tally of 1,412 putouts so far this season. Out of their 4,236 innings played, the Diamondbacks have earned a defensive efficiency of 68.0% (28th in baseball).
During his career, Smith has surrendered 247 base hits while he has tallied 329 punch outs in 296 innings. He has allowed 145 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.276 and a FIP of 4.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.51 and he has faced 1,265 batters so far in his pro baseball career. Smith (17-19 career win-loss record) holds a 4.40 ERA while allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona (+120)
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