New York Mets vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 6/10/14
Milwaukee Brewers (38-26) at New York Mets (28-35)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)
Marco Estrada (R) (5-2) (4.191) vs. Daisuke Matsuzaka (R) (1-0) (5.227)
The Line: New York Mets -101 / Milwaukee Brewers -109 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Wisconsin, SNY
The New York Mets and the Milwaukee Brewers face off on Tuesday at Citi Field for game one of their MLB series.
The New York Mets are in a slump as they return home from and unsuccessful trip to the West Coast five games back in the NL East. The Mets are 13-17 at home, 3-7 in their last 10 games, and they have lost six games in a row. As a team the Mets are hitting .235 with Daniel Murphy hitting .305, David Wright hitting .279, and Lucas Duda hitting .242. The Mets pitching staff has an ERA of 3.70 with the starters at 3.80 and the bullpen at 3.53. For game one against the Brewers New York starts Daisuke Matsuzaka who has worked as a starter and in relief this season. For the year Matsuzaka has allowed 18 hits and 12 earned runs while striking out 34 over 33.2 innings for a 2-0 record and a 3.21 ERA.
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The Milwaukee Brewers continue to lead the NL Central and are tied for the third best overall record in baseball this season. The Brewers are 19-13 on the road, 6-4 in their last 10 games, and have won their last two. As a team the Brewers are hitting .257 with Jonathan Lucroy hitting .335, Carlos Gomez hitting .307, and Scooter Gennett hitting .283. The Milwaukee pitching staff has a 3.61 ERA with the starters at 3.66 and the bullpen at 3.48. For game one against the Mets the Brewers start Marco Estrada who has won three of his last four decisions. For the season Estrada has allowed 65 hits and 34 earned runs while striking out 66 over 73 innings for a 5-2 record and a 4.19 ERA.
New York is 5-21 following an off day, 0-6 in their last six games, and 5-1 in Matsuzaka’s last six starts. Milwaukee is 6-1 following an off day, 15-7 in game one of a series, and 5-1 in Estrada’s last six starts with five days of rest. Milwaukee is 10-2 in their last 12 games in New York.
The total is set at 7.5 and I have this one going over that number and the over is my free pick. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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