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Charlie Morton Pirates at Home vs New York in MLB Clash

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May 23, 12:35 PM | GrassPNC Park

New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

23-20TEAM RECORD20-23

The visiting Mets hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at PNC Park against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

New York puts its faith in starter Jonathon Niese to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-2. Getting the ball for the Pirates is Charlie Morton, who owns a 2-4 record on the season with a 4.35 ERA.

View NY Mets vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as -110 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pirates rated this week at No. 16 and the Mets sitting at No. 14.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 16 ranking for hits in the National League at 7 per game. By contrast, the Mets are rated No. 6 in the same category at 8.7 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Pittsburgh has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the National League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for New York, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +117 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. R.A. Dickey blew away 11 Pittsburgh batter in the Mets' last start, leading them to a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday at PNC Park.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Mets at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets' last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Mets' last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets

Next up:
NY Mets home to San Diego, Thursday, May 24
Pittsburgh home to Chi Cubs, Friday, May 25

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