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Reds vs Mets Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 9, 2022Last updated: Aug 9, 2022

The Mets (70-39) will clash with the Reds (44-63) in Flushing, Queens on Tuesday, August 9 at Citi Field. Each of the rivals will of course be searching for a win so don’t miss the first pitch at 7:10 p.m. ET!

For this matchup, the Mets have claimed victory against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Monday, the score was 5-1 in favor of the Mets. In that game, the Mets put up five runs to the Reds one run. We’ll see what happens in this one when it all goes down at Citi Field.

Mets vs Reds Prediction

The bookmakers at FanDuel think this should be a win for the Mets, giving them -320 odds for victory. Conversely, Cincinnati is listed at +260. The predicted number of total runs in this ball game is 8.5.

The last time they played, the Mets beat the Reds on Monday by a 5-1 margin. Led by their top hitter, Starling Marte, who has a batting average of .295, the team is currently batting .259 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team holds an ERA of 3.57 and a .987 fielding percentage.

In their last game on Monday, the Reds were beaten by the Mets by a score of 5-1. So far this season, the team is currently batting .257, thanks in large part to their top hitter, Nicholas Senzel, who has a batting average of .259. Defensively, they carry an ERA of 5.1 and a .985 fielding percentage. Be sure to take a look at our evaluation of the odds and make your choices based on the teams’ recent performances!

Going into this clash, the Mets will play without Dominic Smith (Ankle), Raymond Hunter (Back), John Curtiss (Elbow), Joseph Lucchesi (Elbow), Andrew Smith (Back), Tylor Megill (Shoulder) and Sean Reid-Foley (Elbow). Then, the Reds will play without Antonio Santillan (Back), Lucas Sims (Back), Christian Greene (Shoulder), James Farmer (Neck), Arthur Warren (Elbow), Connor Overton (Back), Michael Moustakas (Calf), Robert Dugger (Shoulder), Jeffrey Hoffman (Forearm), Aramis Garcia (Finger), Tyler Stephenson (Clavicle), Justin Wilson (Elbow), Vladimir Gutierrez (Forearm), Daniel Duarte (Elbow), Jonathan India (Hamstring) and Tejay Antone (Elbow).

Moneyline pick: New York (-320) at FanDuel

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Mets vs Reds Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: New York (-320), Cincinnati (+260) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: New York -1.5 (-144), Cincinnati 1.5 (+118) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8.5 Runs (-105), Over 8.5 Runs (-115) at FanDuel

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Mets vs Reds Betting Trends

  • Favorite team win %: Mets 72.22%
  • Underdog win %: Reds 27.78%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: New York 8-2, Cincinnati 6-4

Runline Pick: Mets -1.5 Runs (-144) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Mets will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

The Mets are 56-6077 covering the spread in their past 10 games whereas the Reds are 32-5857 against the spread.

Over/Under Pick: Under 8.5 Total Runs (-105) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Mets have averaged 4.8 runs per game so far this season. By comparison, the Reds have recorded 4.8 runs during the same timeframe.

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