Mets at Diamondbacks - 6/4/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Mets (29-24) at Arizona Diamondbacks (25-27)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)
M Harvey (5-3) (3.10) vs. J Hellickson (3-3) (5.08)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks +135 / New York Mets -145 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: SNY, FSN-AZ
The New York Mets and Arizona Diamondbacks begin a four-game series Thursday night.
The New York Mets look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Mets have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four of more runs in six of their last nine games. The Mets have won five of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Daniel Murphy leads New York with 55 hits and 29 RBI while Lucas Duda and Michael Cuddyer have combined for 48 RBI. The New York Mets have lost nine of their last 10 road games. Matt Harvey gets the nod, and he’s 5-3 with a 3.11 ERA and 71 strikeouts this season. Harvey is 1-1 with a 3.97 ERA and 20 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Diamondbacks have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Diamondbacks have won four of their last five games when scoring more than three runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads Arizona with 66 hits and 44 RBI while A.J. Pollock and Mark Trumbo have combined for 46 RBI. The Arizona Diamondbacks have won five of their last eight home games. Jeremy Hellickson takes the hill, and he’s 3-3 with a 5.08 ERA and 39 strikeouts this season. This will be Hellickson’s second career game against the Mets.
The Mets are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. National League West and 1-4 in Harveys last 5 starts. The Diamondbacks are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. National League East and 1-4 in Hellicksons last 5 home starts. The Mets are 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Arizona and 6-2 in the last 8 meetings overall.
I'm not picking the Mets on the road until they actually prove they can win away from home. I don't care who's pitching. Give me Arizona at home and the plus money.