Marlins open as moneyline underdog vs Mets
Miami Marlins vs New York Mets Odds
New York will look to improve on its 2-1 record when take on Miami, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Friday.
Jeremy Hefner will take the mound for New York, and he'll carry a 0-0 record into the contest. Alejandro Sanabia gets the ball for Miami; he's 0-0 so far this season.
The Mets were listed as -165 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier on Monday.
This game matches up the No. 11 (Mets) and the No. 14 (Marlins) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 1-rated National League offense, averaging 6.7 runs per game, against a Marlins defense that ranks No. 8 in the National League at 3.7 in runs allowed per game. The Mets have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, more than Marlins batters have averaged on the year (5 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Miami owns the National League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 3.7 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.
Miami lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Nationals on April 4. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -220 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Marlins endured a 6-1 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Thursday, with Wade LeBlanc throwing 5 innings of 5-hit ball at Nationals Park.
In their last action, New York was a 2-1 loser at home against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at +137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Mets endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Padres on Thursday, with Dillon Gee throwing 6 1/3 innings of 3-hit ball at Citi Field.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing NY Mets are 3-7
After playing Washington are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Marlins at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Miami's last 15 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Miami is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing NY Mets
Miami is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games
NY Mets are 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Miami
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
NY Mets are 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games at home
Miami at NY Mets, Saturday, April 6