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Boston Red Sox vs New York Mets Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Boston Red Sox will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Mets in New York at Citi Field on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

New York sends Jacob deGrom out against Joe Kelly for the Boston Red Sox in this game. deGrom is 12-6 with a 2.29 ERA on the season, while Kelly is 7-6 on the year and has a 5.18 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

New York was a -190 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 7.4-6.5 win for the Mets on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (71-57) will face the 59-69 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 4-ranked New York Mets and the No. 5-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York Mets No. 17-rated offense, averaging 4.09 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox defense that ranks No. 28 at 4.85 in runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have averaged 8.31 hits per game so far, less than Boston Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.2 hits per game).

Defensively, Boston features the No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.78 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 at home, scoring 4.09 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston needed extra innings to get the job done against the Mets on Friday as the Red Sox defeated them 6-4 at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Boston's last 18 games
  • Boston is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games
  • NY Mets is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at New York, Sunday, August 30th