New York Mets vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 6/9/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-111) Baltimore (-111)
Oriole Park is the venue where Matt Harvey and the Baltimore Orioles (21-38, 5th in AL East) will take on the New York Mets (29-23, 1st in NL East) on Wednesday. The odds on this game have the Mets coming in at -111 and the Orioles are at -111. The over/under has been set at 9. The starting pitchers will be Taijuan Walker and Matt Harvey.
As a unit, the New York Mets are recording 3.7 runs per game, which puts them at 28th in MLB. They have accounted for 192 runs and have an OBP of .313. The Mets have accumulated 68 doubles as a unit and have smacked 48 baseballs out of the park. They have 183 runs batted in and 392 hits for the season, and their batting average comes in at .234. New York has a slugging % of .368 and have been called out on strikes 448 times, while being walked on 168 occasions.
Mets pitchers have surrendered 36 home runs in addition to 181 runs in total (1st in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 147 hitters and their FIP is 3.11 as a squad for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.32 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.13. The Mets have a team earned run average of 3.05 this year (2nd in MLB), and the staff has struck out 488 batters.
Mets pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 40 times as well as having 60 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 25 holds for the year (21st in baseball). The Mets relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 58.3% and has entered the game in 49 save situations. They have accumulated 14 saves on the campaign and have blown 10 of their 24 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 63 base runners so far this season with 36.5% of them crossed home plate. The Mets have dispatched 164 relief pitchers to the hill for the year.
The New York Mets are sitting with 1,329 putouts this year, in addition to 431 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which has them sitting 16th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 337 double plays. The Mets have converted 69.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of 3,987 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 11th in professional baseball.
Walker (39-36 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.14 while he has gone up against 2,683 opposing hitters in the majors. He has surrendered 575 hits (8.1 hits per nine innings) and has had 207 free passes. His ERA is 3.70 (261 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.230. Walker has pitched in 635 innings and has 579 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
The Orioles hold a slugging % of .399 and they have an average of 4.07 runs per contest (20th in the league). They have hit 102 two-baggers, while walking 169 times and notching 240 runs. Baltimore is sitting with 65 long balls on the season to go along with 230 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 502 occasions (22nd in MLB) and are sitting with 469 base hits. The Baltimore Orioles have earned an OBP of .304 in addition to a team batting average of .239 over the course of the season.
The Baltimore pitching staff have conceded 293 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 4.84 (274 earned runs given up). They have given up 88 homers and they relinquish 5.18 runs per 9 innings (25th in baseball). The Orioles are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.375 with a FIP of 4.60 as a team on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 2.72 (515 strikeouts vs 189 walks). They rank 27th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 511.
Baltimore bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 39.1% out of their 110 inherited base runners. Their relievers have come in 68 times in high leverage situations in addition to 74 occasions with runners on base. With 53 save situations, the Orioles have recorded 30 holds and also 11 blown saves. They rank 27th in the league holding a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 202 relievers to the hill on the season. Baltimore has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 22 save opportunities and they have walked away with 11 saves.
The Baltimore Orioles have turned 31 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .986 (4th in MLB). The Orioles have recorded 473 assists, 28 errors and have 1,527 putouts so far this year. Out of their 4,581 innings played, the Orioles have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 68.6% (23rd in pro baseball).
So far in his career, Harvey has surrendered 875 base knocks while totaling 817 strikeouts in 890 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 424 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.268 and having a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.22 and he has gone up against 3,759 opposing hitters in his MLB career. Harvey (47-58 career record) has a 4.29 earned run average and has conceded 8.8 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Baltimore (-111) and under 9 runs
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