Mets face Miami Marlins: MLB odds preview and stats
New York Mets vs Miami Marlins Odds
The visiting Mets hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at Marlins Park against the Miami Marlins.
The Marlins will rely on Henderson Alvarez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jenrry Mejia will be his counterpart for the Mets. Henderson Alvarez is 1-1 this season, and Jenrry Mejia is 1-0.
The Marlins sit at No. 11 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mets sit at a National League No. 12 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Miami's National League No. 15-ranked scoring average of 3.2 runs per game, against a Mets offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.2 runs per game in the league. The Marlins have averaged 7.8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Mets hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Miami has the National League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the National League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, New York was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Marlins. Bettors on New York at +121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. New York won a close affair on Tuesday in their last outing, defeating Miami 4-2 in extra innings at Marlins Park.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Miami are 3-7
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Mets at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets' last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing on the road against Miami
NY Mets are 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Miami's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games at home
Miami is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing NY Mets
NY Mets at Miami, Thursday, August 1