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Gerrit Cole Pirates at Home vs New York Mets in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Pittsburgh Pirates battle the visiting New York Mets on Friday in MLB betting odds action at PNC Park.

Noah Syndergaard, with a record of 1-1 on the season, gets the ball for the New York Mets, while the Pittsburgh Pirates trot Gerrit Cole to the mound in this one. He is 5-2 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Pittsburgh Pirates as -150 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7 at shops such as Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4-3.8 result in favor of the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates bring a 18-22 record to the battle against the 24-18 Mets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New York injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Pittsburgh Pirates and the league No. 20-ranked New York Mets, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh Pirates No. 22-rated offense, averaging 3.85 runs per game, against a New York Mets defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.38 in runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have averaged 8.35 hits per game so far, more than New York Mets batters have averaged on the year (7.71 hits per game).

Pittsburgh owns the No. 7 defense, allowing 3.85 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's No. 2-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jacob deGrom chucked 8 shutout innings at the Cardinals in their last game, striking out 11 in a 5-0 win against St. Louis in baseball action at Citi Field.

Pittsburgh lost in extra innings against the Twins on Wednesday as Minnesota edged them 4-3 at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing NY Mets

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 23rd