New York Mets at New York Yankees Betting Preview

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The streaking New York Yankees are seeking their fifth consecutive victory as they play host to the New York Mets at Yankee Stadium. This interleague matchup can be viewed across the country on ESPN and the game gets underway 7:05 p.m. ET.

New York Mets at New York Yankees Odds

Oddsmakers have listed the Yankees (-165) as the favorite over The Mets (+155). Bettors can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at -120 for over seven runs and +100 for under seven. Bettors can also wager on the game’s spread with the current runline odds standing at Mets +1.5 runs (-140) and Yankees -1.5 runs (+120).

The Yankees are 72-42 straight up (SU) and 58-58 against the spread (ATS). The team hasn’t moved the needle a lot for gamblers, gaining 0.3 units for moneyline bettors while earning 7.3 units (ATS). They’ve covered the spread four times in their last seven games and the under has hit in three of those seven. The Mets, on the other hand, have gone 47-65 SU this year and are 52-61 ATS. Overall, the team’s lost 21.2 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 15.1 units ATS. They’ve covered the spread five times in their last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.

Yankees games have a 51-59-6 over/under record in 2018. The Mets have also been a decent under bet with a total record of 49-59-5.

the Yankees’ pitchers have yielded 4.0 runs per game overall this year as a unit. Their starting pitching staff has an ERA of 4.03, a WHIP of 1.23 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.1. The bullpen has posted a solid ERA of just 3.07, a WHIP of 1.14 and a K/9 of 11.5.

New York’s hitters are putting up 5.2 runs per contest, including 4.9 per game over its last 10 games and 5.8 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .217/.318/.413 over its last five matchups and is 4-1 SU during that span.

The Yankees’ hitters have been led by Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar. Stanton is slashing .279/.343/.521 with 28 home runs, 74 RBIs and 72 runs scored, while Andujar is batting .292 with 16 homers, 52 RBIs and 53 runs.

In the visiting dugout, the Mets’ pitchers have allowed 4.6 runs per game and their starting pitchers own a 4.05 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 9.08 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.85, along with a WHIP of 1.26 and a K/9 of 8.31.

The Mets offense has slashed .229/.311/.378 on its way to 3.9 runs scored per game this year, including 3.3 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera and outfielder Michael Conforto continue to lead New York’s offense. Cabrera is slashing .277/.329/.488 with 18 home runs, 58 RBIs and 48 runs scored, while Conforto (.233/.350/.395) has produced 14 homers, 39 RBIs and 48 runs scored.

New York Mets vs. New York Yankees Free MLB Tip

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

Betting Trends

  • Each teams has tallied 14 extra-base hits over its last five games.
  • The Mets have hit 10 home runs in their last 10 games. The Yankees have hit 19 over their last 10.
  • The Yankees have posted 19.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over their last 10 contests and 21.8 over their last five.