Mets face Arizona Diamondbacks: MLB odds preview and stats

New York MetsArizona Diamondbacks
Aug 10, 8:10 PM | GrassChase Field

New York Mets vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

52-61TEAM RECORD59-55

Chase Field hosts an MLB battle between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the visiting New York Mets on Saturday.

Arizona hands the ball to starter Brandon McCarthy in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-5 mark on the year. New York counters with Zack Wheeler, who will try to quiet the fans and the Diamondbacks bats at the same time.

View NY Mets vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Arizona sat as -146 favorites earlier in the day at Sportsbook. The total was set at 9, according to Sportsbook.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Diamondbacks at No. 4 in the National League and the Mets at No. 12 in the National League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arizona's National League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Mets offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Diamondbacks have averaged 8.9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Mets hitters have managed (8.2 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Arizona has the National League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the National League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

New York lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Diamondbacks on August 9. Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks at -210 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Mets endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Diamondbacks on Friday, with Jeremy Hefner throwing 5 innings of 8-hit ball at Chase Field.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Arizona are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Mets at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Mets' last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Mets' last 12 games on the road
NY Mets are 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Arizona is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Arizona is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 10 games

Next up:
NY Mets at Arizona, Sunday, August 11

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