Marlins visit New York Mets in MLB clash
Miami Marlins vs New York Mets Odds
The Miami Marlins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Mets in New York at Citi Field on Saturday in baseball odds action.
New York hands the ball to starter Daisuke Matsuzaka in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-3 mark on the year. Miami counters with Henderson Alvarez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Mets bats at the same time.
Bettors looking to side with the Mets in this matchup found them as -105 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
This game puts the Mets, most recently No. 13 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Marlins, who rate a National League No. 9 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the National League's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 8.3 hits per game. The Marlins average 7.8 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the National League list.
Miami brings the National League's No. 7-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mets' league No. 11-ranked defense.
The Marlins were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -148 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Miami looks to rebound from a loss to the Mets, who beat them 4-3 on Friday behind a start from Jonathon Niese at Citi Field.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Marlins at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Miami is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing NY Mets
Miami is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Miami is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games at home
NY Mets are 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Miami
NY Mets are 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Miami
Miami at NY Mets, Saturday, September 14