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R.A. Dickey out to silence Diamondbacks bats in MLB contest

Arizona DiamondbacksNew York Mets
May 6, 1:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Arizona Diamondbacks vs New York Mets Odds

14-14TEAM RECORD14-13

The visiting Diamondbacks hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Citi Field against the New York Mets.

The Mets will rely on R.A. Dickey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Trevor Cahill will be his counterpart for the Diamondbacks. R.A. Dickey is 3-1 this season, and Trevor Cahill is 2-2.

View Arizona vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
New York opened as -101 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Mets rated this week at No. 8 and the Diamondbacks sitting at No. 16.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 6 ranking for hits in the National League at 9 per game. By contrast, the Diamondbacks are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.3 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the National League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Diamondbacks own the National League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Arizona, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at -138 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Arizona suffered a 4-3 loss against New York on Saturday, as Patrick Corbin wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citi Field.

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Diamondbacks at Mets trends to consider:
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets' last 9 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 8 games

Next up:
Arizona home to St. Louis, Monday, May 7
NY Mets at Philadelphia, Monday, May 7

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