Pittsburgh Pirates vs. New York Mets
– A winning streak will be on the line for the New York Mets on Monday when they battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field.
The Pirates will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Kyle McPherson in this game. McPherson has a 0-1 record and a 4.16 ERA this season.
It’ll be Jenrry Mejia toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Mejia is 0-1 with a 15.00 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Mets listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were an 8-1 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -137 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York was a 3-2 winner in its last match at home against the Marlins. They won as -113 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
New York has won 3 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 75-77 SU
New York: 69-83 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
New York most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Pittsburgh’s last 18 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets’s last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
NY Mets are 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 14 of NY Mets’s last 18 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of NY Mets’s last 17 games at home
NY Mets home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, September 25
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