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The division rival Miami Marlins and New York Mets are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Citi Field.
The Marlins will give the ball to starter Jose Fernandez in this one. Righthander Fernandez is 3-3 this season with a 3.34 ERA.
It'll be Matt Harvey toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Harvey is 5-0 with a 2.17 ERA so far this season.
The Marlins were a 6-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -225 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for New York, they were a 10-1 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +143 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Miami has lost 3 straight games.
Miami: 16-44 SU
New York: 23-33 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing NY Mets are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Miami are 2-8
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
Miami is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games
NY Mets are 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games at home
NY Mets are 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets home to Miami, Sunday, June 9