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Rockies are Struggling as Road Dogs

It’s becoming impossible to predict what the Mets will do on a night-to-night basis and yesterday’s 14-2 beatdown of the Rockies is a good example of that after they went just 39-47 in the first half. They’ll likely close as slight home faves this evening but if the Mets want to cash out for their backers, they’ll have to get to one of the best road hurlers in baseball.

  • The Mets are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at Citi Field.
  • The total has gone UNDER in all of Tyler Chatwood’s last 4 starts on the road.
  • The Rockies are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games as road underdogs.

Coors Field is known for its volatile pitching conditions and no one knows that better than Rockies starter Tyler Chatwood (6-10, 4.42 ERA). At home, he’s 2-5 with an ERA over 6. On the road, he’s limited opposing lineups to a .196 batting average. He’ll look to bring some more of that road stuff tonight when he faces a Mets team that assaulted Jon Gray the night before.

Seth Lugo will get the ball for the home team tonight as he tries to build on a season that’s seen him regress violently. The 27-year-old had a terrific debut season with New York but he hasn’t been able to replicate his results in 2017.

The Mets’ climb back up the standings will have to be keyed by starting pitching and Lugo will be a big part of the effort whichever way their journey goes.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -110 for the New York Mets in this one over at Bovada. The OVER/UNDER number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

OddsShark prediction models pick the Mets to win this game 5.6-4.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (40-47) will face the 52-40 Rockies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Colorado injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 23-rated New York Mets and the league No. 27-ranked Colorado Rockies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at OddsShark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York Mets No. 10-rated offense, averaging 4.83 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies defense that ranks No. 16 at 4.71 in runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have averaged 8.63 hits per game so far, less than Colorado Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.21 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 16 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado was routed on Friday at Citi Field, having a 14-2 loss put on them by the New York Mets in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 6-14 ATS in its last 20 games
  • Colorado is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 10 games
  • Colorado is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • NY Mets is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • NY Mets is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • NY Mets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at New York, Sunday, July 16