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The New York Mets will head west to face the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. This NL showdown gets underway at 8:40 p.m. ET and fans can watch it on ATRM and SNY.

New York Mets at Colorado Rockies Odds

Oddsmakers have listed New York (-150) as the favorite over Colorado (+140). If you think the game’s total will go under 13.5 runs, bookmakers are currently offering -110 odds. Playing the over will return -110 odds. Runline odds stand at -105 for taking the Mets -1.5 runs and -115 for the Rockies +1.5.

The Mets are 77-72 SU and are 76-72 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 6.2 units for moneyline gamblers and 2.3 units ATS. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 65-85 SU and 66-83 ATS. The team has lost 15.3 units for moneyline bettors and 25.9 units ATS.

Rockies games have had an over/under record of 72-68-9 in 2019. The Mets have been a solid over bet with a total record of 76-60-12.

Steven Matz will get the start for New York. The southpaw Matz is 10-8 with a 3.84 ERA and 139 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with 10 strikeouts and a 3.00 ERA against Colorado this year.

The Rockies are turning to righty Antonio Senzatela (9-10, 6.87 ERA), who has 62 strikeouts and 51 walks, in addition to a WHIP of 1.75. Senzatela is 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA in one start against New York this year.

Colorado’s pitching staff has allowed 6.0 runs per game overall this year as a unit. The club’s starters have an ERA of 5.94, a WHIP of 1.52 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.6. The bullpen has a 5.22 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 8.3 K/9.

The Colorado hitters are putting up 5.2 runs per outing, including 4.5 per game over its last 10 games and 7.2 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .300/.402/.606 over its last five contests and is 4-1 SU during that span.

The Rockies’ hitters have been led by third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Charlie Blackmon. Arenado is slashing .315/.380/.595 with 40 home runs, 116 RBIs and 97 runs scored, while Blackmon’s line sits at .317/.364/.575 with 28 homers, 78 RBIs and 106 runs scored.

In the visiting dugout, New York’s pitchers have allowed 4.6 runs per game and its starters own a 3.86 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 9.18 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.17, along with a WHIP of 1.24 and a K/9 of 9.60.

Mets hitters have slashed .257/.329/.439 on their way to 4.9 runs scored per game this season, including 4.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.4 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).

Shortstop Amed Rosario and outfielder Jeff McNeil continue to lead New York’s hitters. Rosario is slashing .286/.323/.422 with 12 home runs, 61 RBIs, 70 runs and 17 steals, while McNeil (.318/.387/.523) is up to 20 homers, 68 RBIs and 76 runs scored.

Mets at Rockies Free Prediction

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

Betting Trends

  • New York has tallied 18 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Colorado has 28 XBH over its last five.
  • The Mets have a total OPS of .768 this season and an OPS of .758 against right-handed pitchers. The Rockies’ OPS stands at .785 overall and .772 versus righties.
  • The Rockies have won five of their last six games SU.
  • Colorado has posted 20.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 27.6 over its last five.
  • The Mets have hit 17 home runs in their last 10 games, including 12 over their last five.