Diamondbacks face New York Mets: MLB odds preview and stats
Arizona Diamondbacks vs New York Mets Odds
The New York Mets will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Arizona Diamondbacks invade Citi Field on Wednesday.
Randall Delgado gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Diamondbacks on this day; he's 0-2 on the season. The Mets, meanwhile, will counter with Matt Harvey, who will be looking to improve on his 7-1 mark.
The Mets - Diamondbacks odds would favor the Diamondbacks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 14 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Arizona is at No. 4 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 9-rated National League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Diamondbacks defense that ranks No. 7 in the National League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Mets have averaged 8 hits per game so far, less than Diamondbacks batters have averaged on the year (8.9 hits per game).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the National League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Diamondbacks own the National League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.
The Diamondbacks were a 9-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +126 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The Diamondbacks endured a 9-1 loss at the hands of the Mets on Tuesday, with Patrick Corbin throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Citi Field.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 3-7
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Diamondbacks at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Arizona's last 12 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Arizona's last 20 games on the road
Arizona is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Mets
Arizona is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
NY Mets are 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games at home
NY Mets are 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Arizona
Arizona at NY Mets, Thursday, July 4