No team has had more difficulties facing Jose Fernandez then the New York Mets. Fernandez is 3-0 with a 1.54 ERA and a 0.95 WHIP in seven career starts against the Mets. This season alone, Fernandez has a 1.42 ERA with a 26-to-5 K/BB ratio in three outings against New York. The Miami Marlins and the Mets kick off a four-game set at Citi Field Monday.
– Shark Bites
- The Marlins are 1-3 in their past four games against the Mets.
- The UNDER is 4-1 in the past five games between the Marlins and the Mets.
- The Marlins are 17-5 in their past 22 games following consecutive losses.
Rafael Montero will make his first start of the season in place of Jacob deGrom. Montero has only pitched out of the bullpen for the Mets this season but has a 5.15 ERA in 24 minor leagues starts between Triple-A and Double-A.
Bettors should take note of the Mets and their tendency to go OVER. The OVER has cashed in 11 of the Mets last 13 games with an average combined score of 12 runs per game in that span.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The New York Mets were listed as 160 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7 earlier at Bodog.
Odds – Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-4.2 victory for the Marlins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Miami Marlins vs New York Mets Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Mets bring a 66-64 record to the battle against the 67-63 Marlins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Miami injuries news.
The Odds – Shark MLB Power Rankings have the New York Mets at No. 21 and the Miami Marlins at No. 20 heading into this contest.
The game also pits New York Mets No. 28-rated offense, averaging 3.92 runs per game, against a Miami Marlins defense that ranks No. 6 at 4.08 in runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have averaged 8.11 hits per game so far, less than Miami Marlins batters have averaged on the year (9.33 hits per game).
Defensively, Miami features the No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.43 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 at home, scoring 3.89 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Miami didn’t get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to San Diego on Sunday at Marlins Park.
The Mets endured a 5-1 loss at the hands of the Phillies on Sunday, with Robert Gsellman throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Citi Field.
- Miami is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
- Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami’s last 8 games
- Miami is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- NY Mets is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
- NY Mets is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
- The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets’s last 13 games
- NY Mets is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Miami at New York, Tuesday, August 30th
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