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New York Yankees vs New York Mets Betting Preview

New York MetsNew York Yankees
May 21, 7:10 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

New York Mets vs New York Yankees Odds

22-22TEAM RECORD23-20

New York travels to New York for inter-league play on Saturday, hoping to secure a victory over the Yankees.

New York hands the ball to starter AJ Burnett in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-3 mark on the year. New York counters with Chris Capuano, who will try to quiet the fans and the Yankees bats at the same time.

View NY Mets vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-185 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 4-ranked Yankees and the National League No. 11-rated Mets in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 2-rated American League offense, averaging 5.1 runs per game, against a Mets defense that ranks No. 8 in the National League at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The Yankees have averaged 8.5 hits per game so far, more than Mets batters have averaged on the year (8.1 hits per game).

New York owns the American League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 8-rated defense.

Last time out for New York, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +185 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Mets enjoyed a 2-1 victory at the expense of the Yankees on Friday, with R.A. Dickey throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Mets at Yankees trends to consider:
NY Mets are 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 8 games at home
NY Yankees are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Mets

Next up:
NY Mets at NY Yankees, Sunday, May 22

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