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New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

The Pittsburgh Pirates pay a visit to New York on Friday, hoping to shut down the Mets bats in baseball betting action at Citi Field.

Gerrit Cole gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday; he's 2-5 on the season. The New York Mets, meanwhile, will counter with Matt Harvey, who will be looking to improve on his 4-3 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the New York Mets in this matchup found them as -119 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.2-4.6 result in favor of the Mets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

23-29 New York battles the Pirates, currently with a 24-30 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The New York Mets sit at No. 24 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 15 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, New York owns the No. 18 ranking for hits at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Pittsburgh Pirates are rated No. 26 in the same category at 7.94 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 30-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 20 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh lost in extra innings against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday as Arizona edged them 6-5 at PNC Park.

New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Milwaukee on Thursday at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • NY Mets is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • NY Mets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at New York, Saturday, June 3rd