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Matt Harvey vs Homer Bailey matchup featured in MLB action

New York MetsCincinnati Reds
Aug 16, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

New York Mets vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

55-62TEAM RECORD71-46

Cincinnati will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the New York Mets pay a visit to Great American Ball Park.

New York puts its faith in starter Matt Harvey to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-3. Getting the ball for the Reds is Homer Bailey, who owns a 10-7 record on the season with a 4.07 ERA.

View NY Mets vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-140 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Reds sit at No. 4 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mets sit at a National League No. 11 on the same chart.


How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Cincinnati and its National League No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4.3 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 7 lineup of the Mets at 4.3 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the National League's No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

New York lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Reds on August 15. Bettors who backed the Reds at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 6-1 on Wednesday behind a start from Mike Leake at Great American Ball Park.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 0-10
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

A few Mets at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Cincinnati is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games

Next up:
NY Mets at Washington, Friday, August 17
Cincinnati home to Chi Cubs, Friday, August 17