The Arizona Diamondbacks will be taking on the New York Mets in a Wednesday night game. This NL showdown will begin at 7:10 p.m. ET and fans can tune in to SportsNet New York to catch the game.
Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets Odds
New York (-120) is hosting this one as the favorite over Arizona (+110) and Vegas has put the Over/Under for this one at 8 runs (-110 for the over and -110 for the under). The game’s runline odds stand at -190 for picking the Diamondbacks +1.5 runs and +165 for the Mets -1.5 runs.
The Mets are 74-70 straight up (SU) and 73-70 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 9.2 units for moneyline bettors and 4.6 units ATS. New York has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total went over in five of those seven. The Diamondbacks are 75-70 SU and have gone 82-62 against the spread. In total, the team’s accumulated 6.7 units for moneyline bettors and 15.7 units ATS. Arizona has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven.
Mets games have a 73-58-12 over/under record in 2019. Arizona has an over/under record of 65-68-11.
Robbie Ray is getting the nod for Arizona. The left-handed Ray is 12-7 with a 4.03 ERA and 207 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Mets this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.
The Mets are preparing to start lefty Steven Matz (9-8, 4.00 ERA), who has 132 strikeouts and 42 walks, along with a 1.32 WHIP. Matz is 0-1 with five strikeouts and a 7.50 ERA in one start against Arizona this year.
As a unit, New York’s pitchers have given up 4.7 runs per game overall this year. The club’s starters have an ERA of 3.94, a WHIP of 1.25 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.2. The bullpen has a 5.19 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 9.6 K/9.
The New York offense has put up 4.8 runs per contest, including 5.1 per game over its last 10 games and 3.6 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .265/.346/.407 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
Shortstop Amed Rosario and outfielder Jeff McNeil have led the Mets’ batters this year. Rosario is hitting .288/.324/.426 with 12 home runs, 60 RBIs, 68 runs and 16 stolen bases, and McNeil’s line is .322/.390/.519 with 18 homers, 65 RBIs and 73 runs.
For the visitors, Arizona’s pitchers have allowed 4.6 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.29 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 8.68 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.33, along with a WHIP of 1.28.
Diamondbacks hitters have slashed .256/.327/.444 on their way to 5.1 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.4 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 3.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).
Ketel Marte and Eduardo Escobar have paced Arizona’s hitters. Marte is slashing .329/.389/.596 with 32 home runs, 91 RBIs and 96 runs scored, while Escobar is hitting .272/.323/.533 with 34 homers, 112 RBIs and 90 runs scored.
The Diamondbacks have gained 7.7 units and are 22-18 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has cashed in 24 of those games, compared to 12 that’ve hit the under in such games. On the other hand, the Mets have lost 8.4 units and are 18-17 ATS when facing a lefty starter. The over has cashed in 14 of those games, compared to 18 that went under the total.
Diamondbacks at Mets MLB Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Mets, ATS Winner – Diamondbacks, O/U – OVER
- Arizona has logged 12 extra-base hits over its last five contests. New York has 13 XBH over its last five.
- The Diamondbacks have a team OPS of .772 this season and an OPS of .856 against left-handed pitchers. The Mets’ OPS sits at .767 overall and .792 against southpaws.
- New York has recorded 24.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 20.8 over its last five.
- The Diamondbacks have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games. The Mets have hit 14 over their last 10.