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The New York Mets and the Miami Marlins will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Marlins Park.

The Mets will give the ball to starter Zack Wheeler in this one. Right hander Wheeler is 9-9 this season with a 3.33 ERA.

Wheeler's opponent in this one will be Henderson Alvarez. The Marlins right hander has a 2.75 ERA to go along with a 10-6 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Marlins as -129-moneyline favorites versus the Mets, while the game's total opened at 7

Last time out for Miami, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -161 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 6-5 winner at home against the Phillies. Bettors on New York at -103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

New York:
Team record: 64-73
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games on the road
NY Mets is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Miami
NY Mets is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Miami

Miami:
Team record: 66-69
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Miami is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets

Next up:
NY Mets at Miami Tuesday, September 2