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New York Mets vs. San Francisco Giants 8/3/14 MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction

San Francisco Giants (59-51) at New York Mets (53-57)

MLB Baseball: Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 1:10 pm (Citi Field)

Madison Bumgarner (L) (12-8) (3.414) vs. Bartolo Colon (R) (10-8) (3.875)

The Line: New York Mets +109 / San Francisco Giants -119 --- Over/Under: 6.5 See the Latest Odds


The New York Mets and the San Francisco Giants face off on Sunday at Citi Field as they close out their series.

The New York Mets bounced back from Friday’s two hit effort getting the win on Saturday. David Wright, Daniel Murphy, and Juan Lagares each had hits as the as the Mets scored four runs on four hits. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom allowed four hits and two runs while striking out seven over 7.1 innings to get the win to go to 6-5 for the season and Jenry Mejia earned his 16th save. For Sunday’s game the Mets start Bartolo Colon who has won his last two starts. For the season Colon has allowed 145 hits and 61 earned runs while striking out 1-6 over 141.2 innings for a 10-8 record and a 3.88 ERA.

New York Mets vs. San Francisco Giants 8/3/14 MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction


The San Francisco Giants outhit the Mets on Saturday but couldn’t get runs as they took a loss. Brandon belt had two hits and Buster Posey and Pablo Sandoval each had hits as the Giants scored two runs on six hits. Starting pitcher Jake Peavy allowed four hits and four runs while striking out four over 7.0 innings to fall to 0-2 since being traded to the Giants. For Sunday’s game the Giants start Madison Bumgarner who lost last time out after putting together three consecutive wins. For the season Bumgarner has allowed 142 hits an 55 earned runs while striking out 143 over 145 innings for a 12-8 record and a 3.41 ERA.

New York is 10-3 in their last 13 home games, 7-14 against the NL West, and 5-2 in Colon’s last seven home starts. San Francisco is 4-2 in their last six road games, 2-7 in their last nine games, and 5-1 in Bumgarner’s last six stats. San Francisco is 5-2 in their last seven games in New York.

This should be a good one but the Giants have outhit the Mets in both games and I expect them to do it again here and for that to be the difference. 

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