New York Mets vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 6/2/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: New York (+100) Arizona (-125)
Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks (19-36, 5th in NL West) play the New York Mets (26-20, 1st in NL East) at Chase Field on Wednesday. The odds on this contest have the Mets coming in at +100 and the Diamondbacks are at -125. The O/U is set at 8. The pitchers taking the mound are David Peterson and Madison Bumgarner.
The Mets have tallied 59 doubles as a squad and have hit 41 baseballs out of the park. New York is slugging .360 and have been called out on strikes 391 times, while drawing a walk on 152 occasions. As a squad, the New York Mets are putting up 3.6 runs per contest, which has them at 28th in the league. They have earned 159 runs batted in and 338 base knocks so far this season, while their average at the plate is at .230. They have notched a total of 167 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .312.
The Mets have an ERA of 3.07 on the campaign (2nd in MLB), and the staff has rung up 441 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 128 opposing players and their FIP is 3.04 as a unit this season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.45 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.12. Mets pitchers have given up 32 home runs in addition to 161 runs in total (1st in the league).
The Mets have dispatched 146 relievers to the mound over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 56 base runners for the year and 37.5% of them crossed the plate. They have compiled 13 saves on the year and have blown 7 of their 20 save opportunities. The Mets relief pitchers have a save rate of 65.0% and has entered the game in 41 save situations. The bullpen have recorded 21 holds on the season (25th in MLB). Mets bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 35 times as well as having 52 appearances in high leverage situations.
The New York Mets have earned 1,172 putouts on the year, in addition to 375 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .985 which ranks 9th in the majors, and have accumulated 302 double plays. The Mets have converted 69.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of 3,516 innings on the field, ranking them 13th in baseball.
Peterson has pitched in 93 innings and has accumulated 89 punch outs thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.13 (43 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.238. He has surrendered 75 hits (7.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 41 free passes. Peterson (7-6 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.57 and he has gone up against 389 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
Arizona has knocked in 54 home runs this season to go along with 224 runs batted in. They have 97 doubles, while walking 190 times as well as putting up 239 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have accounted for an OBP of .311 as well as a team batting average of .234 so far this year. The Diamondbacks hold a slugging % of .388 and they are earning 4.35 runs per game (14th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 499 occasions (11th in the league) and are sitting with 439 base knocks.
The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.402 and have a FIP of 4.51 as a staff so far this season. They come in at 30th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 498. The Arizona pitching staff have given up 292 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.96 (264 earned runs conceded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.56 (445 strikeouts against 174 walks). They have surrendered 74 home runs and they relinquish 5.48 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league).
Sitting with 39 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accumulated 22 holds and also 11 blown saves. Arizona has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 17 save chances and they have earned 6 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 45 times in high leverage situations and on 43 occasions with runners on base. Arizona relievers hold an inherited score rate of 26.8% of 56 inherited base runners. They sit at 30th in the league with a save percentage of 35.3%, and they have dispatched 185 relievers to the hill for the year.
Out of their 4,317 innings on the diamond, the Diamondbacks have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 67.9% (28th in baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 30 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .982 (25th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have 483 assists, 36 errors and have accounted for 1,439 putouts so far this season.
Bumgarner (124-101 win-loss record in his career) holds a 3.26 ERA while conceding 7.9 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 4.10 and he has gone up against 7,942 opposing batters in his MLB career. He has allowed 705 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.119 and a FIP of 3.4. In his MLB career, Bumgarner has surrendered 1,718 hits while earning 1,884 K's in 1,945 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York (+100)
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