Mets vs. Rockies - 8/12/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (47-63) at New York Mets (60-52)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)
J De La Rosa (7-4) (4.85) vs. J deGrom (10-6) (2.13)
The Line: New York Mets -180 / Colorado Rockies +170 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: RTRM, SNY
The Colorado Rockies and New York Mets play game three Wednesday night.
The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Rockies have scored eight 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 127 hits and 44 RBI while Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado have combined for 127 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have lost seven of their last 10 road games. Jorge De La Rosa gets the nod, and he’s 7-4 with a 4.85 ERA and 93 strikeouts this season. De La Rosa is 5-1 with a 4.54 ERA and 32 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
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The New York Mets look to remain hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Mets have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Mets have won eight of their last 10 games when scoring more than three runs. Curtis Granderson leads New York with 107 hits and 46 RBI while Lucas Duda and Wilmer Flores have combined for 99 RBI. The New York Mets have won five straight home games. Jacob deGrom takes the hill, and he’s 10-6 with a 2.13 ERA and 142 strikeouts this season. This will be deGrom’s second career game against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series and 11-4 in De La Rosas last 15 starts. The Mets are 7-3 in their last 10 during game 3 of a series and 5-0 in deGroms last 5 starts. The Rockies are 4-1 in De La Rosas last 5 starts vs. Mets.
De La Rosa has allowed a combined 18 runs in his last four starts. deGrom has allowed a combined four runs in his last three starts. With the way the Mets are playing, it's hard to back away from New York. Look for the Mets to remain on fire.