New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, 9/6/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-425) Pittsburgh (+340)
PNC Park is the location where the Pittsburgh Pirates (49-84) will try to defeat the New York Mets (85-50) on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has New York at -425 and Pittsburgh is coming in at +340. The betting total comes in at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers are Jacob deGrom and Bryse Wilson.
As a unit, the New York Mets are compiling 4.6 runs per game, which is 6th in baseball. They have notched a total of 626 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .327. The Mets have accumulated 230 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 135 balls out of the park. They have tallied 594 RBI's in addition to 1,166 hits for the season, and their batting average is at .256. New York has a slugging % of .406 and have been called out on strikes 1,012 times, while being walked on 410 occasions.
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The Mets have an ERA of 3.52 so far this season (7th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,269 batters. They have walked 372 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.57 as a unit on the campaign. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.41 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.20. Mets pitchers have relinquished 137 home runs and 505 runs in total (6th in the league).
The Mets have dispatched 399 relievers to the hill this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 164 base runners so far this year and 39.0% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have tallied 38 saves on the season and have not converted 15 of their 53 chances to get a save. The Mets relievers have earned a save rate of 71.7% and has entered the game in 128 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 74 holds for the year (13th in the league). Mets pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 120 times as well as having 119 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Mets have turned 69.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 10,815 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 17th in professional baseball. The New York Mets have accounted for 3,605 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,146 assists and 62 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .987 which puts them in 8th in MLB, and they have turned 108 double plays.
deGrom has pitched in 1,298 innings and has accumulated 1,560 strikeouts during his career. His earned run average is 2.48 (358 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 0.998. He has surrendered 998 hits (6.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 298 free passes. deGrom (81-54 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 2.61 and he has gone up against 5,106 batters in the majors.
Pittsburgh has compiled 129 home runs this year to go along with 438 RBIs. They have put up 175 doubles, while taking a walk 377 times as well as racking up 467 runs. The Pittsburgh Pirates have compiled a team OBP of .286 in addition to a batting average of .219 on the campaign. The Pirates hold a team slugging % of .359 and they are earning 3.51 runs per game (28th in baseball). They have struck out on 1,240 occasions (3rd in baseball) and have tallied 957 base hits.
The Pittsburgh pitching staff have conceded 676 runs this year while having an ERA of 4.67 (605 earned runs surrendered). They have allowed 136 home runs and they allow 5.22 runs per 9 innings (27th in the league). The Pirates hold a team WHIP of 1.432 in addition to having a FIP of 4.28 as a team this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.15 (1,020 strikeouts against 475 bases on balls). They rank 27th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,195.
Pittsburgh bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 36.9% out of 195 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 136 times in high leverage situations and on 129 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 110 save situations, the Pirates have amassed 58 holds and also 22 blown saves. They are ranked 28th in the league with a save rate of 55.1%, and they have dispatched 417 relievers onto the diamond so far this season. Pittsburgh has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 49 save opportunities and they have walked away with 27 saves.
In 10,494 innings on the field, the Pirates hold a defensive efficiency of 67.3% (30th in baseball). The Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten 130 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .980 (30th in the majors). The Pirates have recorded 1,253 assists, 97 errors and have 3,498 putouts during this campaign.
Wilson (8-16 career win-loss record) has earned a 5.79 ERA and has surrendered 10.9 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.00 and he has gone up against 891 opposing batters thus far in his career. He has given up a total of 128 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.553 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.3. During his career, Wilson has given up 240 hits and he has 138 K's in 199 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Pittsburgh (+340)
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