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

Posted: Aug 26, 2022Last updated: Aug 26, 2022

The Rockies (54-71) will once again pay a visit to the Mets (79-46) in Game 2 of this regular season double header on Friday, August 26 at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens. Each team will be eager to come out on top as they work their way through the final stretch of the regular season. Catch all the action at 7:10 p.m. ET!

This season, the franchises have played in four matchups and the Mets have earned a win against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Thursday, the score was 3-1 in favor of the Mets. The Mets had three runs to the Rockies one run. We’ll see what plays out when it all goes down at Citi Field.

Mets vs Rockies Prediction

The bookmakers at FanDuel think this should be a win for the Mets, giving them -335 odds for victory. Conversely, Colorado is listed at +270. The predicted number of total runs in this ball game is 8.

In their last game on Thursday, the Mets outplayed the Rockies to the tune of 3-1. So far this season, the team is currently batting .259 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Jeff McNeil, who has a batting average of .327. Defensively, they have an ERA of 3.56 and a .987 fielding percentage.

In their last game on Thursday, the Rockies lost to the Mets by a score of 3-1. So far this season, the team is currently batting .182, thanks in large part to their top hitter, Randal Grichuk, who has a batting average of .278. Defensively, they carry an ERA of 5.27 and a .982 fielding percentage. Be sure to take a look at our evaluation of the odds and make your choices based on the teams’ recent performances!

The latest squad news is that the Mets are missing Raymond Hunter (Back), John Curtiss (Elbow), Joseph Lucchesi (Elbow), Eduardo Escobar (Oblique), Luis Guillorme (Groin), Carlos Carrasco (Side), Andrew Smith (Back), Stephen Nogosek (Oblique), Tylor Megill (Shoulder) and Sean Reid-Foley (Elbow). And the Rockies will play without Antonio Senzatela (ACL), Scott Oberg (Arm), Kristopher Bryant (Foot), Tyler Kinley (Elbow), Alexander Colomé (Elbow), Helcris Olivarez (Shoulder), Yonathan Daza (Shoulder) and Ryan Rolison (Shoulder).

Moneyline Pick: Mets (-335) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite according to the betting market. In their previous encounter against these opponents, the Mets got the W 3-1.

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Mets vs Rockies Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: New York (-335), Colorado (+270) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: New York -1.5 (-144), Colorado 1.5 (+120) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8 Runs (-115), Over 8 Runs (-105) at FanDuel

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Mets vs Rockies Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Mets 0.79%, Rockies 0.19%
  • Win % as underdog: Mets 0.2%, Rockies 0.49%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: New York 5-5, Colorado 3-7

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.

Over/Under Pick: Under 8 Total Runs (-115) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Mets have averaged 4.3 runs per game over their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Rockies have recorded 4.3 runs during the same period of time.

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