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New York Mets home to Padres in baseball betting action

San Diego PadresNew York Mets
May 24, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

San Diego Padres vs New York Mets Odds

16-29TEAM RECORD24-20

San Diego pays a visit to New York on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Mets bats in baseball action at Citi Field.

Jeremy Hefner gets the call for the New York Mets and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Eric Stults brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Padres as he tries to quiet the Mets bats.

View San Diego vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
New York opened as -130 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 14-ranked Mets and the National League No. 13-rated Padres in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 7 ranked National League offense (4.1 runs per game) against a Padres defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 10 in the National League at 4 runs allowed per game. The Mets have been averaging 8.7 hits per game, more than the Padres have managed so far this season (7.2 hits on average).

New York owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's National League No. 10-rated defense.

The Padres were a 6-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -215 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. San Diego looks to rebound from a loss to the Cardinals, who beat them 6-3 on Wednesday behind a start from Lance Lynn at Busch Stadium.

New York was a 3-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Pirates. They won as -104 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Mets enjoyed a 3-1 victory at the expense of the Pirates on Wednesday, with Jonathon Niese throwing 7 2/3 innings of 5-hit ball at PNC Park.

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Padres at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
San Diego is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Mets' last 16 games
NY Mets are 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
San Diego at NY Mets, Friday, May 25