Mets vs. Cardinals - 5/21/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Louis Cardinals (27-13) at New York Mets (23-18)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 1:10 pm (Citi Field)
J Garcia (0-0) (0.00) vs. J deGrom (4-4) (3.21)
The Line: New York Mets -128 / St. Louis Cardinals +118 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-MW, SNY
The St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets end their four-game series Thursday afternoon.
The St. Louis Cardinals look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Cardinals have scored 20 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last nine games. The Cardinals have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Kolten Wong leads St. Louis with 46 hits and 22 RBI while Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday have combined for 47 RBI. The St. Louis Cardinals have won four of their last six games on the road. Jaime Garcia gets the nod, and he was 3-1 with a 4.12 ERA and 39 strikeouts last season. Garcia is 2-0 with a 0.96 ERA and 19 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
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The New York Mets look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Mets have scored four runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Mets have lost six of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. Lucas Duda leads New York with 43 hits and 15 RBI while Daniel Murphy and Michael Cuddyer have combined for 39 RBI. The New York Mets have won five of their last eight home games. Jacob deGrom takes the hill, and he’s 4-4 with a 3.21 ERA and 43 strikeouts this season. This will be deGrom’s second career game against the Cardinals.
The Cardinals are 6-1 in their last 7 during game 4 of a series and 4-0 in Garcias last 4 road starts. The Mets are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 4 of a series and 9-2 in deGroms last 11 home starts. The under is 9-1-1 in the last 11 meetings.
The Cards have crushed the Mets in this series by scoring runs by the boatload. I'll take the better team and the plus money.