Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 5/3/14
New York Mets (15-12) at Colorado Rockies (17-13)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:10 pm (Coors Field)
Jenrry Mejia (R) (3-0) (3.493) vs. Franklin Morales (L) (3-1) (4.552)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -144 / New York Mets +134 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SNY, ROOT Rocky Mountain.
The Colorado Rockies and the New York Mets face off on Saturday at Coors Field for game three of their four game series.
The Colorado Rockies jumped all over the Mets early on Thursday and Friday winning both of the first two games of this series. On Friday Charlie Blackmon ad three hits including a home run, Troy Tulowitzki had three hits. And Justin Morneau had two hits as the Rockies scored 10 runs on 13 hits. Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa allowed eight hits and three runs while striking out four over 6.0 innings to get the win and go to 3-3 fort the year. For Saturday’s game the Rockies start Franklin Morales who has won his last three starts. For the season Morales has allowed 32 hits and 15 earned runs while striking out 23 over 30.2 innings for a 3-1 record and a 4.40 ERA.
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The New York Mets were looking strong prior to their trip to Colorado bit they haven’t even been competitive in their first two games of this series. On Friday Curtis Granderson had two hits including a home run and David Wright and Juan Legares each had two hits as the Mets scored three runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler allowed seven hits and six runs while striking out one over 4.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 1-3 for the season. For Saturday’s game the Mets start Jenry Meinjia who had a no decision in his last start. For the season Mejia house allowed 24 hits and 11 earned runs while striking out 31 over 28.1 innings for a 3-0 record and a 3.49 ERA.
Colorado is 6-1 in their last seven games, 7-2 as a home favorite, and 5-2 in Morales’ last seven starts. New York is 4-0 in games three of a series, 13-7 in their last 20 road games, and 4-1 in Menjia’s last five starts. New York is 4-10 in the last 14 meetings of these two teams.
The Rockies have just been pounding the Mets here and it is tough to get off of that horse with few problems on the horizon.
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