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New York MetsFlorida Marlins
Sep 5, 7:10 PM | GrassSun Life Stadium

New York Mets vs Florida Marlins Odds

68-70TEAM RECORD62-77

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting New York duelling Florida on Monday at Sun Life Stadium.

The match puts starter Chris Capuano for the Mets on the hill facing Javier Vazquez for the Marlins. Capuano brings a 10-11 mark to the game, while Vazquez is 8-11 to date on the season.

View NY Mets vs Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Marlins as -135 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 13-ranked Marlins and the National League No. 6-rated Mets in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida's No. 10-rated National League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Mets defense that ranks No. 13 in the National League at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Marlins have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, less than Mets batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Florida has the National League's No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the National League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for New York, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +119 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Mets grabbed a win last time out, defeating Livan Hernandez and the Nationals 6-3 on Sunday at Nationals Park.

Last time out for Florida, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Phillies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +188 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Florida needed extra innings to get the job done against the Phillies on Sunday as the Marlins defeated them 5-4 at Sun Life Stadium.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Florida Marlins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

A few Mets at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets' last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing Florida
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 6 games when playing NY Mets
Florida is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets at Florida, Tuesday, September 6

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