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New York Mets vs Cincinnati Reds in MLB odds

Cincinnati RedsNew York Mets
May 16, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Cincinnati Reds vs New York Mets Odds

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The New York Mets look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Reds arrive at Citi Field on Wednesday.

Mike Leake, with a record of 0-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Reds, while the Mets trot Johan Santana to the mound in this one. He is 1-2 so far in 2012.

View Cincinnati vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Reds listed as underdogs of +-150 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 5-rated Reds taking on the National League's No. 15-rated Mets in this contest.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 5 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.9 per game. By contrast, the Reds are rated No. 13 in the same category at 8.1 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

The Reds were a 6-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. Cincinnati didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-2 to Atlanta on Tuesday at Turner Field.

New York lost its last outing, an 8-0 result against the Brewers on May 15. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. New York didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Zack Greinke in a losing cause, 8-0, against Milwaukee on Tuesday.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Reds at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 13 games
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets' last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
NY Mets are 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at NY Mets, Thursday, May 17