The streaking Colorado Rockies will go for their fifth straight win as they play host to the New York Mets at Coors Field. The game will start at 8:40 p.m. ET and this NL matchup will be shown on ATRM and SNY.
New York Mets vs. Colorado Rockies Odds
Colorado (receiving +135 odds) is stepping into this contest as an underdog against New York and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this game at 13.5 runs. The odds for betting on the game’s total currently sit at -115 for the over and -105 for the under. Gamblers can also wager on the game’s spread with the runline odds standing at +100 for the Mets -1.5 runs and -120 for the Rockies +1.5.
The Mets are 77-73 SU and are 77-72 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 7.2 units for moneyline gamblers and 1.3 units ATS. New York has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the under has hit in four of those seven. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 66-85 SU and 67-83 ATS. They’ve lost 14.3 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 24.9 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.
Rockies games have a 73-68-9 over/under record in 2019. New York has been a good over bet with a total record of 76-61-12.
Right-hander Marcus Stroman is projected to start for the visiting Mets. Stroman (8-13, 3.35 ERA) has recorded 142 strikeouts in 166.2 innings so far. He’s 0-1 with two strikeouts and a 3.86 ERA against Colorado this year.
The Rockies are countering with Tim Melville (2-2, 5.16 ERA). Melville has 20 punchouts and 11 walks, along with a 1.54 WHIP. Melville hasn’t faced the Mets yet this year and did not pitch in the majors in 2018.
As a unit, Colorado’s pitchers have given up 5.9 runs per game overall this year. Its starting pitching staff has an ERA of 5.94, a WHIP of 1.52 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.6. The bullpen has a 5.20 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 8.4 K/9.
The Colorado offense is putting up 5.2 runs per outing, including 5.1 per game over its last 10 games and 8.6 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .328/.414/.633 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that span.
The Rockies’ hitters have been led by third baseman Nolan Arenado and outfielder Charlie Blackmon. Arenado is slashing .315/.380/.595 with 40 home runs, 117 RBIs and 98 runs scored, and Blackmon is hitting .318 with 28 homers, 78 RBIs and 107 runs.
For the visitors, New York’s pitching staff allowed 4.7 runs per game and its starters own a 3.92 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.18 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 5.17, along with a K/9 of 9.54.
The Mets offense has slashed .257/.329/.439 on its way to 4.8 runs scored per game this season, including 4.4 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).
New York’s offense has been powered by shortstop Amed Rosario and outfielder Jeff McNeil. Rosario is slashing .287/.325/.424 with 12 home runs, 62 RBIs, 70 runs and 17 stolen bases, while McNeil is slashing .319/.387/.528 with 21 homers, 70 RBIs and 77 runs scored.
The Mets have lost 0.8 units and are 56-54 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has hit in 59 of those games, compared to 42 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Rockies have lost 6.7 units and are 39-55 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over’s hit in 49 of those games, compared to 41 that’ve gone under.
Mets vs. Rockies Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Mets, ATS Winner – Mets, O/U – OVER
- New York has recorded 13 extra-base hits over its last five contests. Colorado has 28 XBH over its last five.
- The Mets have hit 18 home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 14 over their last 10.
- The Mets have a team OPS of .768 this season and an OPS of .759 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Rockies’ OPS stands at .786 overall and .773 against righties.
- New York has recorded 19.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 16.8 over its last five.
- The Mets have lost three of their last four games SU while the Rockies have taken six of their last seven.