Mets vs. Rockies - 8/11/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (47-62) at New York Mets (59-52)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)
C Rusin (3-4) (4.66) vs. M Harvey (10-7) (2.96)
The Line: New York Mets -240 / Colorado Rockies +220 --- Over/Under: 6.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: RTRM, SNY
The Colorado Rockies and New York Mets play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Rockies have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Rockies have won four of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 126 hits and 44 RBI while Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado have combined for 127 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have lost five of their last eight road games. Chris Rusin gets the ball, and he’s 3-4 with a 4.66 ERA and 53 strikeouts this season. This will be Rusin’s first career game against the Mets.
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The New York Mets look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Mets have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Mets have won six of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Curtis Granderson leads New York with 107 hits and 45 RBI while Lucas Duda and Wilmer Flores have combined for 99 RBI. The New York Mets have won four straight home games. Matt Harvey takes the hill, and he’s 10-7 with a 2.76 ERA and 131 strikeouts this season. Harvey is 1-0 with a 0.60 ERA and 15 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 9-23 in their last 32 during game 2 of a series and 2-5 in Rusins last 7 starts. The Mets are 6-14 in their last 20 during game 2 of a series and 4-1 in Harveys last 5 starts. The Rockies are 16-36 in the last 52 meetings in New York.
The Mets are still on fire and Harvey is still one of the top pitchers in the world who has had great success as of late. Hard to fade the Mets with the way they're playing right now.