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MLB BASEBALL

Detroit Tigers vs. New York Mets

The Detroit Tigers and the New York Mets will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Citi Field in an interleague contest.

The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Max Scherzer in this game. Scherzer has a 18-1 record and a 2.82 ERA this season.

Scherzer's opponent in this one will be Matt Harvey. The Mets righthander has a 2.25 ERA to go along with a 9-4 record this season.

In their last action, Detroit was a 6-1 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Detroit at -182 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
New York has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Detroit: 75-53 SU
New York: 58-68 SU

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Detroit is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Detroit is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games at home
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets home to Detroit, Sunday, August 25