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2021 MLB Handicapping
(49-42) New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds (48-46)
Date: Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
Time: 12:35 PM ET
Venue: Great American Ball Park Cincinnati, OH
Projected Pitchers: Marcus Stroman (NYM) vs. Jeff Hoffman (CIN)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Mets -147 Reds +115
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Mets -1.5, Reds +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 10.5
The Mets will be in Cincinnati to take on Reds for game 3 of this series Wednesday at 12:35 ET. Game 2 is Tuesday at 7:10 ET.
The Mets took the first game 15-11.
Marcus Stroman is going for the Mets and Jeff Hoffman gets the start for the Reds.
New York Mets
The Mets are playing good baseball so far this year.
They are 1st in the National League East with a record of 49-42. They lead the Phillies by 2.5 games.
New York lost 2 out of 3 against the Pirates before this series. In those games, the Mets scored 15 runs and allowed 19 runs.
Jerad Eickhoff went 3.2 innings and allowed 2 earned runs on Monday.
Despite having a losing record, Marcus Stroman has been good this year. He has an ERA of 2.79. His last start was on Friday against the Pirates where he went 5 innings and allowed 2 earned runs. Pittsburgh won this game 4-1.
The pitching for this team has been pretty good. They have an ERA of 3.52 which is 5th best in baseball.
It was good to see their offense break out on Monday because it has really struggled to score runs this year. They are scoring 3.92 runs per game which is 29th best in baseball.
They have hit 100 home runs which is 24th best in baseball.
The Reds have played ok this year, but have been struggling lately. They have lost 4 games in a row.
Their 48-46 record puts them 2nd in the National League Central. The Brewers lead them by 7.5 games.
Cincinnati got swept in a 3 game set against the Brewers this weekend. They scored 10 runs and allowed 26 runs in those games.
Vladamir Gutierrez went 4 innings and allowed 6 earned runs on Monday night.
Jeff Hoffman is 3-4 with a 4.61 ERA so far this year.
This team has not done a great job pitching so far. They have an ERA of 4.57 which is 22nd best in baseball.
Cincy is scoring 4.85 runs per game which is 9th best in the game.
They have hit 115 home runs which is 13th best in the game.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Mets are 5-0 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Mets are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Mets are 5-2 in their last 7 Wednesday games.
- Mets are 7-3 in their last 10 games vs. a right handed starter.
- Reds are 0-4 in their last 4 games overall.
- Reds are 0-4 in their last 4 games on grass.
- Reds are 0-4 in their last 4 games vs. a right handed starter.
- Reds are 0-4 in their last 4 home games.
New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Prediction:
The Mets offense really seemed to click on Monday. This may be a good sign for what is to come in the future for their offense. I look for them to win this game on Wednesday.
At the moment, New York is the better team. I think they will show that in this one.
Marcus Stroman is the better pitcher here and I think he will be solid in this outing. I look for the Mets to do enough against Hoffman to get a win.
I like the Mets on the moneyline in this game.
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