New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/30/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Friday, April 30, 2021
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-145) Philadelphia (+134)
Marcus Stroman and the New York Mets (9-10, 3rd in NL East) travel to Citizens Bank Park on Friday where they'll meet the Philadelphia Phillies (12-12, 2nd in NL East). The line on this game has the Mets coming in at -145 and the Phillies are at +134. The O/U is set at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Marcus Stroman and Chase Anderson.
As a team, the New York Mets are earning 3.0 runs per game, which ranks them 30th in baseball. They have accumulated 57 runs and hold an OBP of .318. The Mets have hit 22 doubles as a unit and have hit 15 baseballs out of the stadium. They have compiled 54 runs batted in in addition to 139 hits on the season, while their team batting average comes in at .234. New York is slugging .353 and have been called out on strikes 162 times, while taking a walk on 61 occasions.
The Mets have an ERA of 3.05 over the course of the season (4th in MLB), and they have rung up 195 batters. They have walked 50 players from the other team and their FIP is 2.51 as a squad for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.90 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.07. Mets pitchers have allowed 10 long balls in addition to 70 runs in total (1st in the league).
The Mets have sent 52 relievers to the hill this year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 24 base runners for the year and 37.5% of those players crossed home plate. They have accumulated 2 saves this year and have blown 2 of 4 save opportunities. The Mets relievers have earned a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 8 save situations. The relief pitchers are sitting with 4 holds so far this season (30th in the league). Mets relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 12 times as well as having 14 appearances in high leverage situations.
The New York Mets have a total of 478 putouts on the campaign, as well as 164 assists and 12 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which has them sitting 25th in MLB, and have a total of 125 double plays. The Mets have converted 68.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 1,434 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 23rd in professional baseball.
Stroman (54-48 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.63 and he has gone up against 3,641 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 871 base knocks (9.0 hits per 9 innings) and has 249 walks. His earned run average is 3.72 (361 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.282. Stroman has taken the ball for 873 innings and is sitting with 710 K's so far in his pro baseball career.
The Phillies hold a team slugging % of .384 and they earn 3.83 runs per contest (25th in MLB). They have hit 32 doubles, while taking a walk 75 times and putting up 92 runs. Philadelphia has hit 26 home runs so far this season to go along with 88 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 229 occasions (10th in baseball) and have 181 hits. The Philadelphia Phillies hold a team OBP of .310 in addition to a team batting average of .235 for the year.
The Philadelphia pitching staff have given up 107 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.50 (103 earned runs yielded). They have allowed 34 homers and they concede 4.67 runs per 9 innings (20th in MLB). The Phillies have a WHIP of 1.285 in addition to having a FIP of 4.26 as a staff on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.25 (211 strikeouts vs 65 walks). They come in at 26th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 200.
Sitting with 17 save situations, the Phillies have recorded 6 holds and 5 blown saves. Philadelphia has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 11 save opportunities and they have tallied 6 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 29 times in high leverage situations and on 18 occasions with base runners. Philadelphia relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 43.3% out of 30 inherited base runners. They sit at 21st in the league with a save rate of 54.5%, and they have sent 70 relievers onto the diamond for the year.
In 1,860 innings played, the Phillies have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (21st in MLB). The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 20 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in pro baseball). The Phillies have 197 assists, 11 errors and have amassed 620 putouts on the season.
In his career, Anderson has conceded 861 base hits while he has accumulated 772 strikeouts in 907 innings. He has given up a total of 414 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.278 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. His K/BB ratio is 2.58 and he has gone up against 3,808 hitters during his MLB career. Anderson (54-45 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.11 ERA and has given up 8.5 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+134)
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