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The fans at Progressive Field will be treated to a interleague game between the New York Mets and the Cleveland Indians when they take their seats on Sunday.
Daisuke Matsuzaka will be the starting pitcher for the Mets on this day. Righthander Matsuzaka is 0-3 this season with a 10.95 ERA.
Starting this game for the Indians will be Danny Salazar. The righthander has a 3.00 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
Last time out for New York, they were a 9-4 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -160 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York has lost 2 straight games.
Cleveland has won 4 straight games.
New York: 63-77 SU
Cleveland: 76-65 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas City are 8-2
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
NY Mets home to Washington, Monday, September 9
Cleveland home to Kansas City, Monday, September 9