The New York Mets are 5-2 in Matt Harvey’s last seven trips to the mound as the righthander returns to the rotation off a 10-day break on Friday night to get the ball at home in baseball betting action against the Boston Red Sox.
Harvey (11-7, 2.57 ERA) last pitched on August 16, holding the Pirates to one run on seven hits over six innings of work in a no-decision that the Mets lost. Henry Owens (2-1, 4.50 ERA) is scheduled to start for the Red Sox on Friday.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, New York sat as -200 favorites earlier in the day at Bodog. The over/under total was set at 7, according to MyBookie.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 7.9-6.3 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.
Boston Red Sox vs New York Mets Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Mets bring a 71-56 record to the battle against the 58-69 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.
It’s a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 4-rated New York Mets and the league No. 5-ranked Boston Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds – VSB
At the plate, New York owns the No. 25 ranking for hits at 8.31 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 4 in the same category at 9.2 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
R Porcello silenced the White Sox bats in a 3-0 victory last time out versus Chicago at U.S. Cellular Field.
New York won a close affair on Thursday in their last outing, defeating Philadelphia 9-5 in extra innings at Citizens Bank Park.
- Boston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
- The total has gone OVER in 14 of Boston’s last 17 games
- Boston is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 7 games on the road
- NY Mets is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Mets’s last 11 games
- NY Mets is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
- NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
Next Betting Matchups
Boston at New York, Saturday, August 29th