Arizona Diamondbacks vs New York Mets Prediction, 4/17/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs New York Mets
Date: Sunday, April 17, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+150) New York (-170)
The New York Mets (6-2) will go up against the Arizona Diamondbacks (2-5) at Citi Field on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has Arizona at +150 and New York is priced at -170. The total has been set at 8. The starting pitchers will be Caleb Smith and David Peterson.
As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are putting up 2.6 runs per game, which ranks them 29th in baseball. They have tallied 18 runs and have an OBP of .282. The Diamondbacks have accrued 6 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 6 balls out of the park. They have tallied 17 runs batted in and 28 hits for the season, while their average at the plate is at .135. Arizona is slugging .250 and have struck out 65 times, while drawing a walk on 38 occasions.
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The Diamondbacks have a team ERA of 3.86 on the year (15th in the league), and the staff has struck out 46 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.39 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.46. Diamondbacks pitchers have given up 8 home runs and also 34 runs (15th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 33 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.93 as a team so far this year.
The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have a save percentage of 0.0% and has entered the game in 2 save situations. The relievers have inherited 10 runners this year with 0.0% of those runners crossed the plate. Diamondbacks pitchers have come into the game with runners on 7 times in addition to having 12 appearances in high leverage situations. The Diamondbacks have sent 30 relievers to the mound this season. The bullpen have a total of 1 hold on the campaign (27th in MLB). They have recorded 0 saves for the season and have not converted 1 of their 1 chances to get a save.
The Diamondbacks have converted 70.1% of balls in play into outs in their 567 innings, ranking them 17th in MLB. The Arizona Diamondbacks have amassed 189 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 58 assists and 8 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .969 which ranks 30th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 7 double plays.
Smith has thrown 378 frames and has tallied 415 K's so far in his pro baseball career. Smith (19-28 career record) holds a FIP of 5.02 and he has gone up against 1,627 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.71 (198 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.307. He has conceded 313 hits (7.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 181 free passes.
The New York Mets have accounted for a team OBP of .371 in addition to a batting average of .268 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 65 occasions (17th in MLB) and have recorded 72 base hits. New York has accounted for 10 long balls so far this year as well as 43 runs batted in. The Mets have a SLG% of .439 and they score 5.50 runs per game (4th in MLB). They have 12 two-baggers, while walking 35 times and racking up 44 runs.
The New York pitching staff have surrendered 22 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 2.57 (20 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 6 long balls and they relinquish 2.83 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The Mets hold a team WHIP of 0.943 with a FIP of 2.88 as a squad for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 4.00 (80 strikeouts vs 20 walks). They come in at 4th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 46.
New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 66.7% out of their 6 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 3 times in high leverage situations in addition to 5 occasions with runners on. With 9 save situations, the Mets have recorded 6 holds and 2 blown saves. They are currently ranked 25th in the league holding a save percentage of 33.3%, and they have sent 27 relief pitchers onto the field on the year. New York has had relievers enter the contest in 3 save chances and they have converted 1 save.
In 630 innings played, the Mets have a efficiency on defense of 74.5% (5th in MLB). The New York Mets have turned 6 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .989 (6th in baseball). The Mets have accrued 70 assists, 3 errors and have notched a total of 210 putouts on the campaign.
During his MLB career, Peterson has conceded 103 hits while he has tallied 112 K's in 120 innings pitched. He has surrendered 60 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.313 and a FIP of 4.6. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.04 and he has faced 507 hitters so far in his MLB career. Peterson (8-8 career record) holds a 4.49 ERA and has given up 7.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona (+150)
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