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MLB BASEBALL

New York Mets vs. Colorado Rockies

The New York Mets and the Colorado Rockies will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Coors Field.

The Mets will give the ball to starter Jonathon Niese in this one. Lefthander Niese is 2-0 this season with a 3.57 ERA.

Starting this game for the Rockies will be Jon Garland. The righthander has a 3.75 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.

Last time out for New York, they were a 9-8 loser as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at -134 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
New York has lost 2 straight games.
Colorado has won 5 straight games.

Team records:
New York: 7-6 SU
Colorado: 10-4 SU

New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Arizona are 1-9
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets's last 10 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets

Next up:
NY Mets home to Washington, Friday, April 19
Colorado home to Arizona, Friday, April 19