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2022 MLB Handicapping
(36-40-0) New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds (29-51-0)
Date: Sunday, July 3rd
Time: 06:40 ETPM ET
Venue: Nationals Park Cincinnati
Projected Pitchers: Taijuan Walker vs. Hunter Greene
MLB Moneyline Odds: Mets -160 Reds 134
MLB run line Betting Odds: Mets +1.5, Reds -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9.5
New York Mets
Heading into the game, the New York Mets have an overall record of 36-40-0. When playing on the road, the team has gone 18-24. In the NL East division, New York currently sits 4th So far, the team has gone 40-37-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 51.0% of their games. The Mets’ over-under record is 38-36-3.
For New York, Taijuan Walker gets the start with an overall record of 6-2. This includes a strong ERA of 2.72. So far, he is lasting an average of 5.55 innings per outing, as well as 6.44 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.6 per 9. In total, Walker has given up 3 home runs.
Throughout the season, the Mets have not had to turn to their bullpen for major innings. This group has one of the highest ERA’s among MLB bullpens at 4.22.
So far, the New York Mets have been scoring runs at a rate similar to the league average, at 4.39 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of 10.0. On offense, the Mets have a team batting average of 0.245, placing them 13th in the league. New York combined batting average on balls in play is just 0.238. Placing them 22nd. In terms of stolen bases, the Mets are doing so near the league average, at 0.82 per game.
New York has been strong on defense, ranking 8th in fewest errors at 0.46 per game. Currently, the team is ranked 0.82 in double plays turned.
Heading into the game, the Cincinnati Reds have an overall record of 29-51-0. When playing at home, the team has gone 14-30. In the NL East division, Cincinnati currently sits 5th So far, the team has gone 33-48-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 20.0% of their games. The Redss’ over-under record is 40-37-4.
For Cincinnati, Hunter Greene gets the start with an overall record of 3-9. He comes into the game with an elevated ERA of 5.72. So far, he is lasting an average of 4.93 innings per outing. as well as 11.31 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 3.89 per 9. In total, Greene has given up 20 home runs.
So far, the Reds bullpen has been one of the most used groups in the league. This group has one of the highest ERA’s among MLB bullpens at 4.38.
Throughout the season, runs have been hard to come by for the Cincinnati Reds, as they are averaging just 4.01 per contest. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of -114.0. The Reds come into the game with a strong team batting average of 0.253. Cincinnati combined batting average on balls in play is just 0.232. Placing them below average. With runners on base, the Reds are averaging just 0.6 stolen bases per game.
In the field, Cincinnati averages 0.55 errors per game, placing them near the league average. The team’s defense is turning double plays below the league average, at just 0.6 per contest.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas’s last 5 games when playing NY Mets
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets’s last 5 games when playing Texas
- NY Mets is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Prediction:
Heading into this game, the pitching matchup favors the New York Mets. In addition to holding the edge in ERA, Taijuan Walker he has the better WHIP of 1.17 compared to Hunter Greene at 1.34. Walker will be facing a Reds offense ranked 6th in batting average. Greene faces a Mets offense that has a batting average of 0.245 (13th).
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