San Diego Padres vs. New York Mets - 6/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Mets (29-23) at San Diego Padres (25-28)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)
N Syndergaard (2-2) (2.55) vs. I Kennedy (2-5) (7.15)
The Line: San Diego Padres +113 / New York Mets -123 --- Over/Under: 6.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MLB TV
The San Diego Padres and the New York Mets face off on Tuesday at PETCO Park for game two of their MLB series.
The San Diego Padres never got the offense going on Monday as they were blanked by the Mets at home. Will Middlebrooks and Clint Barmes wee the only Padres to have hits as San Diego failed to score a run on two hits. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner allowed 11 hits and six runs, five earned, while striking out 12 over 4.2 innings to take the loss and fall to 2-8 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Padres start Ian Kennedy who has allowed 44 hits and 31 earned runs while striking out 37 over 39 innings for a 2-5 record and a 7.15 ERA.
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The New York Mets moved into a tie for first place in the NL East as they beat the Padres on Monday in game one of their series. Daniel Murphy had four hits including a home run, Ruben Tejada had three hits, and Wilmer Flores and Juan Lagares each had two hits as the Mets scored seven runs on 13 hits. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom allowed two hits and struck out eight over 8.0 scoreless innings to earn the win and go to 6-4 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Mets start Noah Syndergaard who has allowed 22 hits and seven earned runs while striking out 22 over 24.2 innings for a 2-2 record and a 2.55 ERA.
San Diego is 3-8 in their last 11 home games, 9-4 in their last 13 Tuesday games, and 2-5 in Kennedy’s last seven starts against the NL East. New York is 5-0 against the NL West, 39-13 as a favorite, and 1-7 in their last eight road games. New York is 2-4 in their last six games in San Diego.
With the total set at 6.5 the play here is the over and that is my free pick. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that pick in the Premium Area as well as on the App.