San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets - 7/6/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Mets (42-41) at San Francisco Giants (42-41)
MLB Baseball: Monday, July 6, 2015 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
J Niese (3-8) (3.90) vs. C Heston (8-5) (3.78)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -148 / New York Mets +138 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Bay, SNY
The San Francisco Giants and the New York Mets face off on Monday at AT&T Park for game one of their MLB series.
The San Francisco Giants continue to hang around in contention for the National League West and the NL Wildcard. The Giants are 3-7 in their last 10 games, 21-20 at home, and they are 4.5 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West and 3 games behind the Cubs for the final National League Wildcard spot. As a team the Giants are hitting .269 with Nori Aoki hitting .317, Joe Panik hitting .308, and Buster Posey hitting .304. The Giants pitching staff has an ERA of 3.92 with the starters at 4.08 and the bullpen at 3.60. For game one against the Mets the Giants start Christopher Heston who has allowed 94 hits and 41 earned runs while striking out 80 over 97.2 innings for an 8-5 record and a 3.78 ERA.
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The New York Mets are showing some signs of life beating the Dodgers two of three games in LA heading into this series. The Mets are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 13-27 on the road, and they are 4 games behind the Nationals in the National League East. As a team the Mets are hitting .232 with Wilmer Flores hitting .258, Juan Lagares hitting .257, and Curtis Granderson hitting .253. The Mets pitching staff has an ERA 3.38 with the starters at 3.61 and the bullpen at 2.84. For game one against the Giants the Mets start Jon Niese who has allowed 103 hits and 39 earned runs while striking out 63 over 90 innings for a 3-8 record and a 3.90 ERA.
San Francisco is 4-1 as a home favorite, 17-5 against a left-handed starter, and 7-3 in Heston’s last 10 starts. New York is 8-22 in their last 30 road games, 7-21 as a road underdog, and 0-5 in Niese’s last five road starts. New York is 2-9 in their last 11 games against San Francisco.
The total in this one is set at seven and while both of these teams have struggled at the plate some I expect to see some offense here so it[s just a lean but my free pick is the over. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.