Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets - 8/25/20 MLB Game 2 Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets - 8/25/20 MLB Game 2 Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

New York Mets (12-14) at Miami Marlins (11-11)

MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 8:10 pm (Citi Field)

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The New York Mets and Miami Marlins meet Tuesday in game two of an MLB doubleheader at Citi Field.

The New York Mets look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Mets have scored 24 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Mets have won seven of their last nine games when scoring four or more runs. Michael Conforto leads the Mets with 29 hits and 13 RBI while Pete Alonso and J.D. Davis have combined for 46 hits and 25 RBI. The New York Mets didn’t list a starting pitcher at the time this article was published.

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The Miami Marlins look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Marlins have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Marlins have split their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Jonathan Villar leads the Marlins with 27 hits and nine RBI while Jesus Aguilar and Corey Dickerson have combined for 46 hits and 25 RBI. The Miami Marlins didn’t list a starting pitcher at the time this article was published.

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It's tough to predict the second game of a doubleheader without knowing what took place in the first contest. It's even tougher to make a prediction when you have no idea who the starting pitchers are going to be. Yet here we are. We only have to go off of current form, and both of these teams have been hit or miss over the last couple of weeks. However, I do think the Marlins are the better team overall and have more upside, and they're showing flashes of getting back on track wit iso many of their players returning from COVID. The Mets have had a lot of time off and being thrown right into a doubleheader probably isn't the best thing in the world. The Mets pitching staff overall has left a lot to be desired at this point.

I'll take a shot in the dark by backing the Marlins in game two. 

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Randy’s Pick Miami Marlins

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.