Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets - 9/4/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Mets (74-59) at Miami Marlins (55-79)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 4, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Marlins Park)
J deGrom (12-7) (2.32) vs. T Koehler (8-13) (4.18)
The Line: Miami Marlins +170 / New York Mets -180 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Florida, SNY
The Miami Marlins and the New York Mets face off on Friday in Miami for game one of their MLB series of National League East teams.
The Miami Marlins have been riddled by injuries this season but they have won their last three games. The Marlins are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 30-36 at home, and they trail the Mets by 19.5 games in the standings. As a team the Marlins are hitting .255 with Dee Gordon hitting .328, Adeiny Hechavarria hitting .281, and Martin Prado hitting .276. The Marlins pitching staff has an ERA of 3.96 with the starters at 4.24 and the bullpen at 3.44. For Friday’s game the marlins start Tom Koehler who has allowed 144 hits and 69 earned runs while striking out 107 over 150.2 innings for a 8-13 record and a 4.12 ERA.
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The New York Mets have been playing strong baseball and they lead the NL East. The Mets are 7-3 in their last 10 games, 29-35 on the road, and they have a six game lead on the Nationals. As a team the Mets are hitting .245 with Yoenis Cespedes hitting .295, Daniel Murphy hitting .282, and Wilmer Flores hitting .263. The Mets pitching staff has an ERA of 3.37 with the starters at 3.43 and the bullpen at 3.23. For game one at Miami the Mets start Jacob deGrom who has allowed 120 hits and 42 earned runs while striking out 171 over 163 innings for a 12-7 record and a 2.32 ERA.
Miami is 4-1 in game one of a series, 7-17 against the NL East, and 0-6 in Koehler’s last six starts as an underdog. New York is 10-3 in their last 13, 9-2 in game one of a series, and 8-1 in deGrom’s last nine starts. New York has won their last five games against Miami.
With the total set at 7.0 I don’t see that much offense here so my free pick is Under the total.