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New York Mets vs Cincinnati Reds Preview

Cincinnati RedsNew York Mets
May 21, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Cincinnati Reds vs New York Mets Odds

27-18TEAM RECORD17-25

The visiting Reds hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Citi Field against the New York Mets.

For the Mets, Jonathon Niese gets the ball, charged with keeping the Reds hitters off the base paths. He'll face Mike Leake, 3-2 on the year.

View Cincinnati vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Reds were listed as 115 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 3-rated Reds taking on the National League's No. 14-rated Mets in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the National League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 7.8 hits per game. The Reds average 8.7 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the National League list.

Defensively, Cincinnati features the National League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the National League at home, scoring 3.8 runs per game.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Cincinnati at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Cincinnati got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over New York on Monday at Citi Field behind starter Johnny Cueto.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 8-2
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

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

A few Reds at Mets trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing NY Mets
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Cincinnati is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
NY Mets are 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
NY Mets are 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Cincinnati at NY Mets, Wednesday, May 22