The Baltimore Orioles are ready to face off against the New York Mets at Citi Field. This interleague matchup will begin at 1:10 p.m. ET and Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will be airing the game.
Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Mets Odds
Vegas has listed New York (-115) as the favorite over Baltimore (+105). The total sits at 8 runs and gamblers can wager on the over for -130 and the under for +110. Bettors can also wager on the games runline with the odds sitting at -200 for the Orioles +1.5 runs and +170 for the Mets -1.5.
The Mets are 27-31 SU and 26-30 ATS. They’ve lost 6.8 units for moneyline bettors and 4.8 units against the spread (ATS). On the other hand, the Orioles have gone 18-41 SU this year and are 20-38 ATS. In total, the teams lost 23.4 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 21.6 units ATS.
New York games have an over/under record of 25-30-1 so far in 2018. The Orioles have been a decent under bet with a total record of 25-31-2.
Dylan Bundy will get the nod for Baltimore. The right-handed Bundy is 3-7 with a 4.46 ERA and 83 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Mets this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.
The Mets are putting the ball in the right hand of Zack Wheeler (2-4, 5.14 ERA), who has 57 strikeouts and 21 walks this season as well as a 1.48 WHIP. Wheeler did not record a start against the Orioles in 2017.
Baltimore’s pitching staff allowed 5.3 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.41 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 7.85 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.23, along with a WHIP of 1.54 and a K-per-9 of 8.28.
The Orioles offense has slashed .231/.294/.385 on its way to 3.7 runs scored per game this year, including 2.5 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 2.0 per game over the team’ last five outings (1-4 SU).
Baltimore’s hitters have been led by shortstop Manny Machado and right fielder Adam Jones, who collectively have launched 28 home runs. Machado is hitting .326/.395/.626 with 18 home runs, 48 RBIs and 32 runs scored, while Jones is hitting .284 with 10 homers, 28 RBIs and 26 runs scored.
For the home team, New York’s pitchers have given up 4.5 runs per game overall this season. Its starters have an ERA of 3.90, a WHIP of 1.30 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.6. The bullpen has a 4.53 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 9.0 K/9.
New York’s hitters are putting up 4.0 runs per contest, including 3.5 per game over its last 10 games and 1.4 per game over their last five. The team has hit .135/.234/.212 over its last five games and is 0-5 SU during that stretch.
The Mets batters have been led by second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera and shortstop Amed Rosario. Cabrera is slashing .287/.329/.498 with 10 home runs, 34 RBIs and 30 runs scored, while Rosario’s line is .255/.288/.372 with three homers, 18 RBIs and 23 runs.
The Orioles have lost 18.6 units and are 13-26 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in 16 of those games, as opposed to 22 that’ve gone under against righties. On the other hand, the Mets have lost 2.5 units and are 18-21 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The overs hit in 18 of those games, compared to 20 that’ve gone under.
Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Mets Free Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Mets, ATS Winner – Orioles, O/U – UNDER
- The under has hit in five of Baltimore’s last seven games.
- The Mets have lost six of their last seven games SU.
- New York has recorded 18.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 10.6 over its last five.
- The Orioles have hit eight home runs in their last 10 games, including five over their last five.