New York Mets vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds
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New York Mets vs Boston Red Sox Match Preview and Free Picks
The finale of a three-game series between the New York Mets and the host Boston Red Sox on Sunday features a pair of Cy Young Award candidates on the mound, although Jacob deGrom and Chris Sale are working toward very different goals. DeGrom is closing in on the National League ERA crown, a category he leads by a comfortable margin, for a Mets team that's playing out the string.
Sale is the unquestioned ace of Boston's staff but will be on a pitch count as he makes his second start since returning from a shoulder issue, hoping to slowly increase his work load in order to get ready for the playoffs. Both pitchers will be trying to lead their teams to a series win after they split the first two contests, with the American League East-leading Red Sox picking up a 5-3 win in Saturday's affair.
Brock Holt's two-run double capped a four-run fifth and proved to be the difference on the scoreboard as Boston picked up win No. 102, third-most in franchise history. The Mets are looking to pick up their fifth straight series win.
New York Mets vs Boston Red Sox Starting Pitchers Report
Mets RH Jacob deGrom (8-9, 1.71 ERA): DeGrom suffered another in a string of hard-luck losses after giving up two runs and three hits over seven innings against Miami on Tuesday. He had nine strikeouts in the outing to bump his season total to 239, tied with the career high established last year. The 30-year-old faced the Red Sox just once back in 2015, striking out 10 over six innings of two-run ball.
Red Sox LH Chris Sale (12-4, 1.96): Sale tossed 26 pitches in one scoreless inning on Tuesday in his first outing in nearly a month, which gave him 29 straight scoreless frames over an injury-marred stretch that began before the All-Star break. He is still in third place in the AL in strikeouts (221) and averages an eye-popping 13.7 per nine innings at home. Todd Frazier has three home runs in 10 career at-bats against Sale, who allowed three runs across eight innings in his one prior start versus the Mets in 2013.
New York Mets Betting Odds Trends
|NY Mets is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games|
|NY Mets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games|
|The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games|
|NY Mets is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road|
|NY Mets is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road|
|The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games on the road|
|NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston|
|The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets's last 9 games when playing Boston|
|NY Mets is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Boston|
|The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston|
Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends
|Boston is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games|
|Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games|
|The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games|
|Boston is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home|
|Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home|
|The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home|
|Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets|
|The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games when playing NY Mets|
|Boston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against NY Mets|
|The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing at home against NY Mets|
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