Mets vs. Brewers - 5/22/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (18-25) at New York Mets (24-18)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm (Citi Field)
C Anderson (2-5) (5.32) vs. N Syndergaard (4-2) (2.19)
The Line: New York Mets -240 / Milwaukee Brewers +220 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The New York Mets look to sweep the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday afternoon.
The Milwaukee Brewers look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Brewers have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 14 games. The Milwaukee Brewers offense has been struggling big time but they’ve won eight of their last 11 games when scoring more than three runs. Ryan Braun leads Milwaukee with 48 hits, Chris Carter has 31 RBI and Jonathan Lucroy has six home runs. Chase Anderson gets the ball, and he’s 2-5 with a 5.32 ERA and 33 strikeouts this season. Anderson is 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA and 10 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
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The New York Mets look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Mets have allowed 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last nine games. The New York Mets have an ERA of 3.15 and have lost six of their last seven games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Asdrubal Cabrera leads New York with 43 hits, Yoenis Cespedes has 35 RBI and Neil Walker has 10 home runs. Noah Syndergaard takes the hill, and he’s 4-2 with a 2.19 ERA and 65 strikeouts this season. This will be Syndergaard’s second career game against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 4-0 in their last 4 Sunday games and 1-5 in Andersons last 6 starts. The Mets are 13-3 in their last 16 vs. National League Central and 7-3 in Syndergaards last 10 starts. The Brewers are 13-6 in the last 19 meetings in New York.
The Mets are feeling good after their walkoff win on Saturday and now have their ace on the mound in Syndergaard. The Brewers will likely get swept on the road.