Marlins at Mets - 4/16/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Marlins (3-6) at New York Mets (5-3)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)
J Cosart (0-1) (1.50) vs. D Gee (0-1) (9.00)
The Line: New York Mets -119 / Miami Marlins +109 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-FL, SNY, MLB Network
The Miami Marlins and New York Mets begin a four-game series late Thursday night.
The Miami Marlins are starting to find their groove by splitting their last six games. The Marlins, who couldn’t score a run out of the gate, have produced 14 runs in their last two games. Dee Gordon leads Miami with 14 hits and six stolen bases, while Michael Morse and Adeiny Hechavarria have combined for 11 RBI. The Marlins have won 10 of their last 11 when scoring four or more runs dating back to last season. The Marlins pitching staff has allowed three or less runs in four of their last five games. The Miami Marlins have won two of their three games on the road. Jarred Cosart takes the hill, and he’s 0-1 with a 1.50 ERA and one strikeout this season. This will be Cosart’s second career game against the Mets.
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The New York Mets look to build on their four-game winning streak after sweeping the Phillies. The Mets are another team that’s found their offense, producing 12 runs in their last two games and 18 runs during this winning streak. Lucas Duda is one of three New York players with double-digit hits, while Travis d'Arnaud and Michael Cuddyer have combined for 12 RBI. The Mets have allowed three or less runs in six of their first nine games. The New York Mets have won five straight home games dating back to last season. Dillon Gee gets the ball, and he’s 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA and two strikeouts this season. Gee is 3-1 with a 2.84 ERA and 28 strikeouts in his career against the Marlins.
The Marlins are 16-7 in their last 23 during game 1 of a series and 1-4 in Cosarts last 5 starts. The Mets are 5-0 in their last 5 home games and 7-3 in Gees last 10 starts as a favorite. The Marlins are 3-8 in the last 11 meetings in New York.
The Mets beat up one of the worst teams in the Phillies, congrats. The Marlins are starting to swing the bats well, which is bad news with the way they're pitching and playing defense. Look for Miami to be the team that keeps rolling here.