The left-hander has 46 strikeouts at 59??2/3 innings over 10 begins, averaging 6.94 strikeouts per nine innings (K/9), he has a 2.30 strikeout-to-walk ratio (K/BB) and 17.9% of his pitches are strikes.
Opponents are hitting only .261 against Keuchel and through 10 starts this year he’s averaged 5.92 innings pitched and he has thrown five or more strikeouts in just two of his past five starts.
BetOnline set Keuchel’s Over/Under strikeout complete at 4.5. They also offer the next brace:
Dallas Keuchel will possess at least:
3 strikeouts (-833)
4 strikeouts (-227)
5 strikeouts (+100)
6 strikeouts (+160)
Seven strikeouts (+321)
8 strikeouts (+647)
9 strikeouts (+1287)
The present Mets roster is merely 46-for-181 (.254) with 26 strikeouts from Keuchel. The Mets are hitting .272 against left-handers using 285 strikeouts from 1085 at-bats and overall they have 40 strikeouts in 170 at-bats over their last seven matches.
Keuchel has a .338 Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) plus he issues 3.02 walks per nine innings (BB/9). The Mets lineup will have five batters using a strikeout rate over 21 percent and just three batters using a hard-hit speed over 36 percent. This is a low overall for Keuchel and that I enjoy the price I am getting so I’ll take him to record 4.5 strikeouts in +100 tonight.