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Mets visit Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB clash

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May 22, 7:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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The New York Mets will look to grab a road win when they take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh at PNC Park on Tuesday in baseball odds action.

R.A. Dickey, with a record of 5-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Mets, while the Pirates trot James McDonald to the mound in this one. He is 3-2 so far in 2012.

View NY Mets vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Mets listed as underdogs of +-130 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Pirates - Mets odds would favor the Mets if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 16 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 14 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Mets rank No. 6 in the National League at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with Pittsburgh’s No. 16 ranking in that category.

New York brings the National League's No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates' league No. 3-ranked defense.

Last time out for New York, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -114 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Pittsburgh on Monday at PNC Park.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 3-7
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few Mets at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets' last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
NY Mets are 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Pittsburgh's last 23 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against NY Mets

Next up:
NY Mets at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 23

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