Shaun Marcum Mets at Home vs Cincinnati in MLB Clash
Cincinnati Reds vs New York Mets Odds
The New York Mets look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Reds arrive at Citi Field on Monday.
The Mets will rely on Shaun Marcum to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Johnny Cueto will be his counterpart for the Reds. Shaun Marcum is 0-3 this season, and Johnny Cueto is 1-0.
The visitors were 145 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
This game matches up the No. 14 (Mets) and the No. 3 (Reds) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between New York and its National League No. 6-rated batting order, averaging 4.2 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 2 lineup of the Reds at 4.8 runs per outing.
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 Reds own the National League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Cincinnati was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at +147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Cincinnati suffered a 3-2 loss against Philadelphia on Sunday, as Homer Bailey wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citizens Bank Park.
The Mets were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Mets grabbed a win last time out, defeating Travis Wood and the Cubs 4-3 on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 9-1
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
A few Reds at Mets trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Cincinnati is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
NY Mets are 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cincinnati at NY Mets, Tuesday, May 21