|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
There are 3 teams who have 5000/1 odds to win the World Series. They have no chance to win the championship. They are not a good value to win the NL either at 2500/1. They are projected to win 72 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 78.5. In simulations, they have been eliminated from playoff contention. They were a +500 'underdog' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 4.8% at 20/1, 4.8%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #13 in the NL.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
After 137 games, their expected win percentage is 44% based on the money line odds. At 60-77 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (-912 units). They are not good against the spread (66-71) for a -1533 loss. Their over-under record is 77-55 with 5 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Miami Marlins. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
Their average run differential is -0.72 which ranks #13 in the NL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #12 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #14 ranked team among home teams. Based on run differential, they are trending up. Their average run differential in their past 14 games is 0 (#8 over this stretch).
TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):
ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Josh Bell who is projected to be the #11 first baseman / DH the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.
|24||Archer, Chris||SP||6-2||195||09/26/1988||8||No College|
|55||Bell, Josh||1B||6-4||240||08/14/1992||4||No College|
|43||Brault, Steven||SP||6-0||195||04/29/1992||4||No College|
|62||Cederlind, Blake||RP||6-3||190||01/14/1996||0||No College|
|31||Craig, Will||3B||6-3||235||No College|
|30||Crick, Kyle||RP||6-4||220||11/30/1992||3||No College|
|61||Cruz, Oneil||3B||6-6||150||10/04/1998||0||No College|
|6||Dyson, Jarrod||CF||5-10||165||08/15/1984||10||No College|
|45||Feliz, Michael||RP||6-4||240||06/28/1993||5||No College|
|26||Frazier, Adam||2B||5-10||180||12/14/1991||4||Mississippi State|
|2||Gonzalez, Erik||SS||6-3||205||08/31/1991||4||No College|
|5||Heredia, Guillermo||CF||5-10||180||01/31/1991||4||No College|
|52||Holmes, Clay||RP||6-5||225||03/27/1993||2||No College|
|35||Kela, Keone||RP||6-1||205||04/16/1993||5||No College|
|23||Keller, Mitch||SP||6-2||210||04/04/1996||1||No College|
|39||Kuhl, Chad||SP||6-3||215||09/10/1992||3||No College|
|19||Moran, Colin||3B||6-4||205||10/01/1992||4||North Carolina|
|59||Musgrove, Joe||SP||6-5||230||12/04/1992||4||No College|
|66||Neverauskas, Dovydas||RP||6-3||225||01/14/1993||3||No College|
|36||Osuna, Jose||1B||6-3||240||12/12/1992||3||No College|
|25||Polanco, Gregory||RF||6-5||235||09/14/1991||6||No College|
|60||Ponce, Cody||SP||6-6||240||04/25/1994||0||No College|
|10||Reynolds, Bryan||LF||6-3||200||No College|
|48||Rodriguez, Richard||RP||6-4||230||03/04/1990||3||No College|
|58||Stallings, Jacob||C||6-4||220||12/22/1989||4||North Carolina|
|46||Stratton, Chris||RP||6-2||211||08/22/1990||4||Mississippi State|
|34||Williams, Trevor||SP||6-3||230||04/25/1992||4||Arizona State|