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May 12, 1:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Mets Odds

20-16TEAM RECORD14-19

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between New York and Pittsburgh on Sunday, with the host Mets trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Pittsburgh puts its faith in starter Jeanmar Gomez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-0. Getting the ball for the Mets is Matt Harvey, who owns a 4-0 record on the season with a 1.28 ERA.

View Pittsburgh vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Mets were listed as -170 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 12-rated Mets and the league No. 6-ranked Pirates, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 11 ranking for hits in the National League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Pirates are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.2 per game.

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the National League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 11-2 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Pittsburgh rolled to a 11-2 win against New York on Saturday, as Francisco Liriano and the Pirates' bats led the team to victory at Citi Field.

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Pirates at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Pittsburgh's last 25 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Pittsburgh is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 8 games
NY Mets are 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 18 of NY Mets' last 25 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
NY Mets are 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Milwaukee, Monday, May 13
NY Mets at St. Louis, Monday, May 13