Colorado Rockies vs New York Mets Betting Preview
New York Mets vs Colorado Rockies Odds
New York pays a visit to Colorado on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Rockies bats in baseball action at Coors Field.
Ubaldo Jimenez gets the call for the Colorado Rockies and he will try to build on a 0-2 mark. In the other dugout, Jonathon Niese brings a 1-4 ledger to the game for the Mets as he tries to quiet the Rockies bats.
Sportsbooks had installed the Rockies as -180 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting started to move the line.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 7-ranked Rockies and the National League No. 10-rated Mets in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has the National League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 7.7 hits per game. The Mets average 8.3 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the National League list.
Colorado owns the National League's No. 4 defense, allowing 3.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 11-rated defense.
A few Mets at Rockies trends to consider:
NY Mets are 6-12-1 SU in its last 19 games ,when playing on the road against Colorado
NY Mets are 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games ,on the road
NY Mets are 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games ,when playing Colorado
Colorado5-1-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
Colorado is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,at home
Colorado is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games ,
NY Mets at Houston, Friday, May 13
Colorado home to San Diego, Friday, May 13