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Baseball Matchup - Cleveland Indians New York Mets Odds Preview

New York MetsCleveland Indians
Sep 7, 6:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

New York Mets vs Cleveland Indians Odds

63-76TEAM RECORD75-65

New York travels to Cleveland for inter-league play on Saturday, hoping to secure a victory over the Indians.

The Indians will turn to Corey Kluber and his 6-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Mets send Jonathon Niese (6-6) to the hill.

View NY Mets vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Indians as -164 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 10-rated Mets taking on the American League's No. 5-rated Indians in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has the American League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Mets average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the National League list.

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the National League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

In their last action, New York was an 8-1 loser on the road against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at -168 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Mets were saddled with a loss last time out in Zack Wheeler's start, as they lost 8-1 against Cleveland on Friday at Progressive Field.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing Cleveland are 7-2
After a loss are 4-6

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 3-7
After playing NY Mets are 4-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Mets at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets' last 9 games when playing Cleveland
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland's last 9 games when playing NY Mets
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
NY Mets at Cleveland, Sunday, September 8