Milwaukee Brewers at New York Mets
|Date & Time||Sunday April 28, 2019, 1:10 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers +100 / New York Mets -120 -- Over/Under: 8
The Milwaukee Brewers and New York Mets meet Sunday in MLB action at Citi Field.
The Milwaukee Brewers could use a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Brewers have scored 20 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Milwaukee Brewers have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Christian Yelich leads the Brewers with 35 hits and 34 RBI while Lorenzo Cain and Yasmani Grandal have combined for 56 hits and 21 RBI. Zach Davies gets the ball, and he is 2-0 with a 1.65 ERA and 19 strikeouts this season. Davies is 2-2 with a 5.76 ERA and 21 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
The New York Mets also need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Mets have scored eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The New York Mets have won seven of their last 10 games when scoring four or more runs. Jeff McNeil leads the Mets with 33 hits and 11 RBI while Pete Alonso and Robinson Cano have combined for 56 hits and 35 RBI. Steven Matz gets the ball, and he is 2-1 with a 4.03 ERA and 25 strikeouts this season. Matz is 3-1 with a 3.33 ERA and 21 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 9-3 in their last 12 Sunday games, 1-4 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series and 0-4 in Davies' last 4 starts with 4 days of rest. The Mets are 0-5 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series, 4-0 in Matz's last 4 home starts and 6-1 in Matz's last 7 starts. The Brewers are 4-9 in the last 13 meetings in New York and 4-0 in the last 4 meetings. The over is 3-1-1 in Matz's last 5 starts overall. The under is 24-7-1 in Davies' last 32 starts overall.
Outside of getting rocked by the Phillies on the road, Matz has been very impressive this season, which includes a 0.82 ERA and allowed batting average of .143 in 11 innings at home. Matz has always been a consistent pitcher at home and has been solid against the Brewers, which includes a .196 batting average with eight strikeouts in 56 at bats against current hitters. The Mets are due for a breakout home performance, and they have the pitcher to get it done.