Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Prediction, 9/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+290) New York (-350)
The Chicago Cubs (58-82) are hitting the road to Citi Field on Tuesday where they will meet the New York Mets (89-52). The odds on this game have Chicago at +290 and New York opens at -350. The total has been set at 7. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Adrian Sampson and Jacob deGrom.
Chicago has a slugging rate of .391 and have struck out 1,229 times, while drawing a walk on 434 occasions. They have accounted for 536 runs batted in as well as 1,139 hits over the course of the season, and their team batting average comes in at .242. The Cubs have accounted for 230 doubles as a squad and have hit 140 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 568 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .313. As a team, the Chicago Cubs are notching 4.1 runs per game, which puts them at 23rd in the league.
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The Cubs have a team earned run average of 4.30 on the season (23rd in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,197 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.54 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.34. Cubs pitchers have surrendered 189 home runs and 673 runs (24th in the league). They have walked 472 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.45 as a team for the year.
Cubs bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 148 times and also have had 167 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 49 holds for the year (30th in baseball). The Cubs bullpen have earned a save percentage of 53.2% and stepped onto the hill in 115 save situations. They have recorded 33 saves for the season and have not converted 29 out of their 62 save chances. The relievers have inherited 202 base runners over the course of the season with 31.7% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Cubs have sent 467 relievers to the hill on the year.
The Cubs have converted 69.2% of baseballs in play into outs out of 11,247 innings on the field, which has them sitting 17th in the majors. The Chicago Cubs have a total of 3,749 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,266 assists and 85 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which has them ranked 24th in MLB, and have accumulated 122 double plays.
Sampson (8-19 career record) has earned a FIP of 5.23 and he has gone up against 1,146 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 298 base knocks (10.1 hits per 9 innings) with 68 free passes. His earned run average is 4.75 (140 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.381. Sampson has taken the ball for 265 innings and has earned 201 strikeouts during his pro baseball career.
The New York Mets have compiled a team OBP of .330 and a batting average of .259 on the season. They have struck out on 1,056 occasions (27th in MLB) and have a total of 1,237 base knocks. New York has tallied 145 home runs on the season as well as 633 runs batted in. The Mets have a slugging percentage of .411 and they earn 4.72 runs per outing (5th in the league). They have hit 245 two-baggers, while taking a walk 434 times and earning 666 runs.
The New York pitching staff have surrendered 526 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 3.53 (491 earned runs given up). They have given up 143 long balls and they surrender 3.78 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league). The Mets hold a team WHIP of 1.199 in addition to having a FIP of 3.55 as a staff so far this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.46 (1,331 strikeouts vs 385 walks). They are currently ranked 10th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,117.
New York has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 53 save chances and they have earned 38 saves. They are ranked 5th in the league holding a save rate of 71.7%, and they have dispatched 414 relief pitchers onto the field on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 119 times in high leverage situations and on 123 occasions with runners on base. New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 38.5% out of 169 inherited runners. Sitting with 128 save situations, the Mets have 74 holds in addition to 15 blown saves.
The New York Mets have turned 113 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .988 (4th in professional baseball). The Mets have recorded 1,199 assists, 62 errors and have notched a total of 3,761 putouts this year. In their 11,283 innings on the diamond, the Mets have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.1% (19th in the majors).
So far in his MLB career, deGrom has conceded 1,001 base hits and he has 1,568 strikeouts in 1,305 frames. deGrom (82-54 mark in his career) has earned a 2.47 ERA while giving up 6.9 hits per nine innings. He has given up 358 ER's while holding a WHIP of 0.996 and a FIP of 2.6. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 5.24 and he has faced 5,130 batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York (-350)
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