New York Mets vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Preview


Milwaukee Brewers

New York Mets
73-87 September 28, 2013, 04:10 PM | Citi Field 73-87



Citi Field hosts an MLB battle between the New York Mets and the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

Aaron Harang will take the mound for New York, and he'll carry a 5-12 record into the contest. Jimmy Nelson gets the ball for Milwaukee; he's 0-0 so far this season.

View Milwaukee Brewers vs New York Mets Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Mets in this matchup found them as -118 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.

The Mets - Brewers odds would favor the Brewers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 27 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Milwaukee is at No. 16.

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Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at -108 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Brewers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Carlos Torres and the Mets 4-2 on Friday at Citi Field.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 23-rated offense, averaging 3.84 runs per game, against a Brewers defense that ranks No. 19 at 4.26 in runs allowed per game. The Mets have averaged 8.19 hits per game so far, less than Brewers batters have averaged on the year (8.52 hits per game).

New York owns the No. 17 defense, allowing 3.84 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Milwaukee's No. 19-rated defense.

A few Brewers at Mets trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Milwaukee is 8-1-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
NY Mets is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
NY Mets is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
NY Mets is 1-8-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games


Next up:
Milwaukee at New York, Sunday, September 29th
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