MLB Game Preview - Mets underdogs vs Brewers at New York


Milwaukee Brewers

New York Mets
74-87 September 29, 2013, 01:10 PM | Citi Field 73-88



The New York Mets host Milwaukee on Sunday, looking to build on their 73-88 mark against the 74-87 Brewers in MLB betting action at Citi Field.

Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Marco Estrada to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 7-4. Getting the ball for the Mets is Jonathon Niese, who owns a 8-8 record on the season with a 3.74 ERA.

View Milwaukee Brewers vs New York Mets Odds and Stats.

The Brewers were listed as -106 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

It's a baseball betting matchup between the No. 27-rated Mets and the league No. 16-ranked Brewers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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The Brewers were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Milwaukee won a close affair on Saturday in their last outing, defeating New York 4-2 in extra innings at Citi Field.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.17 hits per game. The Brewers average 8.54 hits per game, good for No. 17 on the list.

Defensively, Milwaukee features the No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.91 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 at home, scoring 3.31 runs per game.

A few Brewers at Mets trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games


Next up:
Milwaukee at , Wednesday, December 31st
New York at , Wednesday, December 31st