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New York Mets host San Diego Padres in baseball action

San Diego PadresNew York Mets
Aug 11, 12:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

San Diego Padres vs New York Mets Odds

52-66TEAM RECORD58-58

The New York Mets will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the San Diego Padres invade Citi Field on Thursday.

The Mets will rely on Jonathon Niese to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Cory Luebke will be his counterpart for the Padres. Jonathon Niese is 11-8 this season, and Cory Luebke is 3-4.

View San Diego vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, New York sat as -120 favorites. The total was set at 7.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Mets at No. 7 in the National League and the Padres at No. 11 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the National League's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9.3 hits per game. The Padres average 8 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the National League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the National League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Padres own the National League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for San Diego, they were a 9-5 winner as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at +133 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Padres grabbed a win last time out, defeating R.A. Dickey and the Mets 9-5 on Wednesday at Citi Field.

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Padres at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 5 games on the road
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets' last 16 games when playing at home against San Diego
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Diego

Next up:
San Diego at Cincinnati, Friday, August 12
NY Mets at Arizona, Friday, August 12

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