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New York Mets vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Preview

Cincinnati RedsNew York Mets
Sep 28, 1:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Cincinnati Reds vs New York Mets Odds

79-82TEAM RECORD76-85

Citi Field hosts an MLB battle between the New York Mets and the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday.

Miguel Batista will take the mound for New York, and he'll carry a 1-0 record into the contest. Edinson Volquez gets the ball for Cincinnati; he's 5-6 so far this season.

View Cincinnati vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Mets as +105 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 8-rated Reds taking on the National League's No. 7-rated Mets in this contest.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 5-rated National League offense, averaging 4.4 runs per game, against a Reds defense that ranks No. 12 in the National League at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Mets have averaged 9.1 hits per game so far, more than Reds batters have averaged on the year (8.9 hits per game).

Defensively, Cincinnati features the National League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the National League at home, scoring 4.1 runs per game.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at +105 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Cincinnati needed extra innings to get the job done against the Mets on Tuesday as the Reds defeated them 5-4 at Citi Field.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few Reds at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets' last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games at home
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati