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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.
Righthander Jeremy Hefner will take the mound for the Mets to start this game. Hefner is 2-6 this season with a 3.71 ERA.
The Rockies will counter Hefner with Tyler Chatwood. Righthander Chatwood has a 2.22 ERA to go along with a 4-1 record this season.
Last time out for New York, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +113 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Rockies were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -186 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Colorado has lost 2 straight games.
New York: 31-43 SU
Colorado: 39-40 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Chi White Sox are 2-4
After a win are 3-7
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
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 8 of NY Mets's last 11 games when playing Colorado
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
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
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
NY Mets home to Washington, Friday, June 28
Colorado home to San Francisco, Friday, June 28