Moneyline favors Brewers in battle with Mets
New York Mets vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
The Brewers get a visit from the New York Mets in baseball action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
New York puts its faith in starter Shaun Marcum to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-7. Getting the ball for the Brewers is Yovani Gallardo, who owns a 6-8 record on the season with a 4.78 ERA.
Milwaukee was a -126 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.
This game matches up the No. 11 (Brewers) and the No. 14 (Mets) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 8.9 hits per game. The Mets average 8.1 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the National League list.
New York brings the National League's No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Brewers' league No. 15-ranked defense.
The Mets were a 12-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +115 on the moneyline, while the total score (17) was good news for OVER bettors. New York got the job done in their last match in a 12-5 victory over Milwaukee on Friday at Miller Park behind starter Zack Wheeler.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
A few Mets at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 15 of NY Mets' last 22 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Milwaukee's last 22 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 12 games
NY Mets at Milwaukee, Sunday, July 7