Reds vs. Mets - 9/26/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Mets (86-67) at Cincinnati Reds (63-89)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 4:10 pm (Great American Ball Park)
J Niese (9-10) (4.16) vs. John Lamb (1-3) (4.60)
The Line: Cincinnati Reds +145 / New York Mets -155 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The New York Mets and Cincinnati Reds play game three Saturday.
The New York Mets look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Mets have scored 21 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Mets have won 13 straight when scoring more than three runs. Curtis Granderson leads New York with 142 hits and 68 RBI while Daniel Murphy and Wilmer Flores have combined for 129 RBI. The New York Mets have won nine straight road games. Matt Harvey gets the ball, and he’s 12-7 with a 2.80 ERA and 171 strikeouts this season. Harvey is 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA and 17 strikeouts in his career against the Reds.
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The Cincinnati Reds need a win to snap a six-game losing streak. The Reds have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Reds have split their last six when scoring more than three runs. Brandon Phillips leads Cincy with 165 hits and 68 RBI while Joey Votto and Todd Frazier have combined for 165 RBI. The Cincinnati Reds have split their last 10 home games. John Lamb takes the hill, and he’s 1-3 with a 4.60 ERA and 48 strikeouts this season. This is Lamb’s first career game against the Mets.
The Mets are 21-5 in their last 26 road games and 5-0 in Harveys last 5 starts with 5 days of rest. The Reds are 8-20 in their last 28 vs. a team with a winning record and 2-6 in Lambs last 8 starts. The Mets are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Cincinnati.
Hard to pick against the Mets with the way they're playing, especially on the road right now. Even tougher to back the Reds during this losing stretch. Give me the Mets to stay hot.