Seattle Mariners (15-18) vs. New York Mets (22-12)
May 14, 2022 7:10 pm EDT
The Line: New York Mets -161 / Seattle Mariners +120; Over/Under: -7.5
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The Seattle Mariners and New York Mets meet Saturday in MLB action at Citi Field. The Seattle Mariners look for a win after splitting their last six games. The New York Mets look for a win after splitting their last eight games.
The Seattle Mariners have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or fewer runs in five of their last six games. The Mariners have lost 10 of their last 12 games when scoring three or fewer runs. Ty France leads the Mariners with 42 hits and 25 RBI, while J.P. Crawford and Adam Frazier have combined for 69 hits and 24 RBI. George Kirby gets the ball, and he is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 7 strikeouts this season. This will be Kirby’s first career game against the Mets.
The New York Mets have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or fewer runs in five of their last eight games. The Mets have lost four straight games when scoring three or fewer runs. Jeff McNeil leads the Mets with 35 hits and 12 RBI, while Pete Alonso and Starling Marte have combined for 68 hits and 48 RBI. Chris Bassitt gets the ball, and he is 4-2 with a 2.45 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Bassitt is 1-4 with a 3.98 ERA and 50 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 1-7 in their last 8 road games and 3-12 in their last 15 overall. The Mets are 13-6 in their last 19 home games and 19-9 in their last 28 overall. The over is 5-2-1 in Mariners last 8 overall. The under is 4-1 in Mets last 5 overall. The Mariners are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in New York and 10-4 in the last 14 meetings.
George Kirby doesn’t have enough reps under his belt to be trusted in these spots on the road against a quality team. Chris Bassitt has been solid all year, allowing 26 hits and 10 runs through 36.2 innings. He also has a trustworthy offense backing him up. The Mariners are too hit or miss to like in these spots on the road. Give me the Mets and the somewhat reasonable price.