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Pittsburgh Pirates Face the New York Mets Sunday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The New York Mets host Pittsburgh on Sunday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 63-54 mark against the 68-46 Pirates in MLB betting odds action at Citi Field.

Jeff Locke, with a record of 6-7 on the season, gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the New York Mets trot Matt Harvey to the mound in this one. He is 11-7 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the New York Mets as -158 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.6-4.4 result in favor of the Mets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (63-54) will face the 68-46 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The New York Mets sit at No. 2 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 17 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York Mets No. 28-rated offense, averaging 3.74 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense that ranks No. 4 at 3.68 in runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have averaged 7.99 hits per game so far, less than Pittsburgh Pirates batters have averaged on the year (9.02 hits per game).

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.05 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4.15 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates beat New York in extra innings, earning a 5-3 victory at Citi Field in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
  • NY Mets is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Arizona, Monday, August 17th
New York at Baltimore, Tuesday, August 18th

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