Marlins at Mets - 5/29/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Marlins (18-30) at New York Mets (27-21)
MLB Baseball: Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)
D Haren (4-2) (3.09) vs. M Harvey (5-2) (2.91)
The Line: New York Mets / Miami Marlins --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-FL, SNY
The Miami Marlins and New York Mets begin a three-game series Friday night.
The Miami Marlins need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Marlins have scored five runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last nine games. The Marlins have lost six of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. Dee Gordon leads Miami with 73 hits and 14 RBI while Giancarlo Stanton and Martin Prado have combined for 62 RBI. The Miami Marlins have lost six of their last seven road games. Dan Haren gets the nod, and he’s 4-2 with a 3.09 ERA and 39 strikeouts this season. Haren is 4-3 with a 4.82 ERA and 60 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
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The New York Mets look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Mets have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of thei last eight games. The Mets have won six straight when scoring more than three runs. Lucas Duda leads New York with 51 hits and 23 RBI while Daniel Murphy and Wilmer Flores have combined for 46 RBI. The New York Mets have won four straight home games. Matt Harvey takes the hill, and he’s 5-2 with a 2.91 ERA and 60 strikeouts this season. Harvey is 1-1 with a 4.03 ERA and 33 strikeouts in his career against the Marlins.
The Marlins are 16-35 in their last 51 games vs. a right-handed starter and 0-5 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series. The Mets are 22-6 in their last 28 home games and 4-0 in Harveys last 4 home starts. The Marlins are 7-19 in the last 26 meetings in New York and 5-13 in the last 18 meetings overall.
The Marlins are playing lousy baseball and looking like a team that's checked out. Fade the Marlins until they actually start to look like a MLB team.