- Game: Miami Marlins vs New York Mets
- Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
- Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
- TV: SportsNet NY
- Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-135) New York (+114)
The Miami Marlins (81-75) will face off against the New York Mets (71-85) at Citi Field on Tuesday. The Marlins are currently favored with a moneyline of -135, while the Mets have odds of +114. The over/under for the game is set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers for the matchup are Braxton Garrett for the Marlins and Joey Lucchesi for the Mets.
Odds source: Bovada Sportsbook
The Miami Marlins have a slugging percentage of .407 and have struck out 1,237 times while drawing 410 walks this season. Their batting average is .259, with 617 runs batted in and 1,375 total hits. They have hit 163 home runs and collected 250 doubles. The Marlins have scored a total of 649 runs with a team on-base percentage of .316. They are averaging 4.2 runs per game, ranking 26th in the MLB.
The Marlins pitching staff has a K/BB ratio of 2.88 and a WHIP of 1.29. They have allowed 186 home runs and 700 runs, giving them a team ERA of 4.24 (16th in the league). Miami pitchers have recorded 1,427 strikeouts and have issued 496 walks this season. The team has 88 holds and 40 saves, while blowing 29 save opportunities.
Defensively, the Marlins have a .983 fielding percentage, with 93 errors and 4,153 putouts. They have turned 141 double plays and have a 68.5% efficiency on defense. Overall, they rank 20th in MLB in turning balls hit into outs.
On the other side, the New York Mets have hit 205 home runs and recorded 664 RBIs. They have a team batting average of .239 and an on-base percentage of .317. With 214 doubles and 687 runs scored, the Mets are averaging 4.40 runs per game (20th in the league). They have struck out 1,274 times and collected 1,236 hits.
The Mets pitching staff has a WHIP of 1.363 and a FIP of 4.49. They have given up 1,284 hits and 707 runs this season, resulting in a team ERA of 4.33. New York pitchers have 1,341 strikeouts and have issued 574 walks. They have surrendered 185 home runs and give up an average of 4.67 runs per 9 innings.
On defense, the Mets have a fielding percentage of .985 and have turned 138 double plays. They have recorded 1,346 assists, committed 84 errors, and made 4,090 putouts. Their overall efficiency on defense is 68.9%.
Tonight’s game could go either way, but according to expert Josh Schonwald, he predicts that the New York Mets will come out on top with odds of +114.
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