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Oakland Athletics vs New York Mets 9/23/22 MLB Picks, Predictions, Odds

New York Mets (95-56) vs. Oakland Athletics (55-95)
September 23, 2022 9:40 pm EDT
The Line: Oakland Athletics +194 / New York Mets -240; Over/Under: +7
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The New York Mets and Oakland Athletics meet Friday in MLB action at Oakland Coliseum. The New York Mets look for a win after winning 6 of their last 7 games. The Oakland Athletics look for a win after splitting their last 10 games.

The New York Mets have scored 14 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 7 of their last 11 games. The Mets have won 24 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Francisco Lindor leads the Mets with 158 hits and 99 RBI, while Jeff McNeil and Pete Alonso have combined for 303 hits and 179 RBI. Chris Bassitt gets the ball, and he is 14-8 with a 3.32 ERA and 163 strikeouts this season. This will be Bassitt’s second career game against the Athletics.

The Oakland Athletics have scored 11 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 6 of their last 10 games. The Athletics have won 4 of their last 6 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Sean Murphy leads the Athletics with 125 hits and 66 RBI, while Tony Kemp and Seth Brown have combined for 213 hits and 106 RBI. Cole Irvin gets the ball, and he is 9-11 with a 3.79 ERA and 114 strikeouts this season. This will be Irvin’s second career game against the Mets.

The Mets are 4-1 in their last 5 Friday games and 6-1 in their last 7 overall. The Athletics are 21-46 in their last 67 home games and 6-13 in their last 19 overall. The over is 6-1 in Mets last 7 road games. The over is 9-4-1 in Athletics last 14 overall. The Mets are 10-4 in the last 14 meetings.

Chris Bassitt has had hiss issues on the road this season, but he’s still a top-25 pitcher overall with a 3.32 ERA and 1.14 WHIP. Cole Irvin has been dreadful this month, allowing 20 hits and 15 earned runs through 18.2 innings, and now he gets to go up against one of the top offenses in baseball. The New York Mets need to keep winning as they’re fighting for the NL East crown. Give me the Mets and the RL for max betting value.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
New York Mets -1.5

Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.
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