New York Mets vs. Kansas City Royals World Series Game 5 - 11/1/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas City Royals (104-72) at New York Mets (98-76)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 8:15 pm (Citi Field)
E Volquez (14-11) (3.67) vs. M Harvey (15-8) (2.90)
The Line: New York Mets -134 / Kansas City Royals +124 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The New York Mets and Kansas City Royals butt heads in game five of the World Series at Citi Field.
The Kansas City Royals moved within a game of winning the World Series with a 5-3 victory on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead. Starter Chris Young allowed a pair of runs on two hits and a BB over four frames before Danny Duffy gave up a solo homer but three relievers threw four scoreless innings to secure the win. The Royals totaled nine hits and walked twice with Lorenzo Cain and Salvador Perez driving in runs and scoring while Ben Zobrist scored twice. Kansas City sends Edinson Volquez to the hill for his second start against the Mets. Volquez threw the ball well in a 5-4 victory with three runs plated on six hits over six innings pitched.
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The New York Mets had built an early lead in game four but lost it and instead of the series being knotted at two games apiece the New Yorkers are down 3-1 heading to game five and now face elimination. Rookie Steven Metz gave up a pair of runs on seven hits through five frames with Tyler Clippard allowing two more to absorb the loss. The offense mustered six hits and a free pass with Michael Conforto going 2-2 with a pair of solo homers while Curtis Granderson driving in Wilmer Flores.Matt Harvey toes the rubber in game five of the World Series on Sunday. Harvey did not get a decision in a 5-4 game one defeat where he gave up three runs on five hits and a pair of BB in six frames.
Kansas City are 13-3 in their last 16 games on grass and are 2-6 in their last 8 playoff road games while the over is 6-2 in their last 8 overall. New York are 6-2 in their last 8 overall and are 6-2 in their last 8 playoff games while going 6-2 in their last 8 games on grass. It’s do or die time for the Mets and I’m going to ride the over again…