New York Mets vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 4/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
The New York Mets (9-4) are traveling to Chase Field on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-8).
As a team, the New York Mets are notching 4.7 runs per contest, which puts them at 7th in baseball. They have earned 61 runs scored and have an OBP of .349. The Mets have earned 19 doubles as a unit and have knocked 12 balls out of the park. They have earned 58 RBI's and 108 base knocks this year, and their batting average comes in at .252. New York has a slugging % of .389 and have struck out 100 times, while being walked on 54 occasions.
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The Mets have compiled a team earned run average of 2.56 so far this season (4th in baseball), and they have struck out 134 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 38 opposing players and their FIP sits at 2.83 as a squad so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.53 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.01. Mets pitchers have allowed 9 home runs and 35 total runs (5th in MLB).
Mets relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 9 times and also have had 10 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have recorded 7 holds over the course of the season (14th in the league). The Mets relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 11 save situations. They have tallied 2 saves on the year and have blown 2 of 4 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 9 base runners for the year with 55.6% of those runners ended up scoring. The Mets have sent 43 relief pitchers to the hill for the year.
The New York Mets have amassed 348 putouts on the year, in addition to 109 assists and 3 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .993 which ranks 4th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 8 double plays. The Mets have turned 73.9% of baseballs in play into outs in their 1,044 innings on the field, which has them sitting 6th in the majors.
Williams has thrown 627 innings and is sitting with 507 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.40 (307 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.363. He has allowed 647 hits (9.3 hits per nine innings) and has had 208 walks. Williams (35-40 mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.47 while going up against 2,708 opposing batters in the majors.
Arizona has recorded 9 HRs so far this year as well as 31 runs batted in. They have put up 15 doubles, while getting a free base 56 times and scoring 33 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .282 in addition to a batting average of .168 on the campaign. The Diamondbacks hold a slugging % of .281 and they have an average of 2.75 runs per outing (29th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 116 occasions (8th in MLB) and have recorded 63 base knocks.
The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.324 in addition to having a FIP of 4.36 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.57 (77 strikeouts against 49 walks). They are currently ranked 16th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 90. They have given up 10 HR's and they allow 4.29 runs per 9 innings (18th in baseball). The Arizona pitching staff have conceded 50 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 3.43 (40 earned runs yielded).
Arizona relievers hold an inherited score rate of 11.8% out of 17 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 15 times in high leverage situations in addition to 12 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 5 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accumulated 3 holds in addition to 1 blown save. They are ranked 26th in the league with a save rate of 50.0%, and they have sent 46 relievers onto the diamond this season. Arizona has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 2 save opportunities and they have come away with 1 save.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 11 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .972 (29th in MLB). The Diamondbacks have racked up 102 assists, 12 errors and have a total of 315 putouts on the season. In 945 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks hold a defensive efficiency of 71.6% (12th in professional baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Castellanos has allowed 66 hits while totaling 44 punch outs in 63 frames. Castellanos (2-3 career mark) is the owner of a 4.97 ERA and has given up 9.4 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 35 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.421 and a FIP of 5.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.83 and he has faced 277 hitters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Arizona
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