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New York Mets vs Colorado Rockies Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting New York duelling Colorado on Thursday at Coors Field.
Jeremy Hefner gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Mets on this day; he's 2-6 on the season. The Rockies, meanwhile, will counter with Tyler Chatwood, who will be looking to improve on his 4-1 mark.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Mets listed as underdogs of +-165 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 10.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 9-ranked Rockies and the National League No. 12-rated Mets in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Colorado and its National League No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 4.8 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 10 lineup of the Mets at 3.9 runs per outing.
Defensively, New York features the National League's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.8 runs per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the National League at home, scoring 5.5 runs per game.
Last time out for New York, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +113 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Shaun Marcum chucked 8 shutout innings at the White Sox in their last game, striking out 2 in a 3-0 win against Chicago in baseball action at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Rockies were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -186 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. Colorado looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 5-3 on Wednesday behind a start from John Lackey at Fenway Park.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Chi White Sox are 2-4
After a win are 3-7
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Mets at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets' last 11 games when playing Colorado
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
NY Mets home to Washington, Friday, June 28
Colorado home to San Francisco, Friday, June 28