Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets Free Pick

Victor TrejosBaseball, MLB

The Colorado Rockies are set to host the New York Mets at Coors Field. SportsNet New York will televise this NL matchup and the game gets underway at 3:10 p.m. ET.

New York Mets vs. Colorado Rockies Odds

Colorado (-135) is hosting this one as the favorite over New York (+125) and Vegas has the Over/Under for this game at 11 runs (-110 for the over and -110 for the under). Bettors can also wager on the game’s spread with the runline odds standing at -170 for the Mets +1.5 runs and +150 for the Rockies -1.5.

The Mets have gone 31-40 SU this year and are 31-38 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 10.3 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 10.3 units ATS. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 36-38 SU and 34-39 ATS. The team’s lost 3.8 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 5.8 units ATS.

Rockies games have an over/under record of 36-34-3 so far in 2018. The Mets have been a decent under bet with a total record of 29-38-2.

Steven Matz will get the start for New York. The southpaw Matz is 3-4 with a 3.31 ERA and 57 strikeouts. He’s 0-1 with five strikeouts and a 1.50 ERA against Colorado this year.

The Rockies are handing the ball to lefty Kyle Freeland (6-6, 3.59 ERA), who’s got 73 strikeouts and 27 walks, as well as a 1.24 WHIP. Freeland is 1-0 with eight strikeouts and a 2.57 ERA in one start against New York this year.

Colorado’s pitching staff has allowed 5.4 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. The team’s starting pitching staff has an ERA of 4.88, a WHIP of 1.38 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.4. The bullpen has a 5.65 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 9.0 K/9.

Colorado’s hitters have put up 4.7 runs per contest, including 6.2 per game over its last 10 games and 7.2 per game over their last five. The team has a slash-line of .301/.366/.523 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that span.

Nolan Arenado has helped lead the Rockies’ offense this year with 15 home runs, 46 RBIs and 49 runs scored.

In the other dugout, New York’s pitchers have allowed 4.5 runs per game and its starters own a 3.93 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 9.39 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.58, along with a K/9 of 8.94.

Mets hitters have slashed .231/.312/.382 on their way to 4.0 runs scored per game this season, including 4.8 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 7.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Asdrubal Cabrera has led New York’s hitters so far and is slashing .277/.320/.478 with 12 home runs, 41 RBIs and 34 runs scored.

The Rockies just took the previous game in the series by a final score of 10 runs to eight.

New York Mets vs. Colorado Rockies Free MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Mets, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The under has cashed in three of New York’s last seven games.
  • The Mets have hit 12 home runs in their last 10 games, including seven over their last five.
  • Colorado has averaged 26.0 runs + hits + errors over its last 10 contests and 28.4 over its last five.