Cardinals at Mets 6/14/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Saint Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets
MLB: 7:10 PM EST
Jun. 14, 2019
Latest Odds : NYM -120 Total 8.5
The Saint Louis Cardinals are set to visit Citi Field in New York, New York for a National League clash against the New York Mets. The Saint Louis Cardinals come into this matchup with a 33-33 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent series finale against the Miami Marlins, 9-0. Miles Mikolas received the starting nod for the Saint Louis Cardinals, and he struggled as he gave up 5 earned runs in 5 innings. The Saint Louis Cardinals only compiled 3 hits as a team, and Paul DeJong was the lone Cardinal to record an XBH.
The Saint Louis Cardinals are set to start Daniel Ponce de Leon (0-0, 1.80 ERA) who had success in his latest start as he gave up 1 earned run in 5 innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. Daniel Ponce de Leon has never recorded a start against the New York Mets, but he struggled in 6 home appearances during the 2018 season as he posted a 5.06 ERA.
The New York Mets come into this matchup with a 33-34 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning a recent road game against the New York Yankees, 10-4. Jason Vargas received the starting nod for the New York Mets, and he had a decent outing as he gave up 3 earned runs in 6 innings. Pete Alonso had success from the plate for the New York Mets as he contributed 1 HR and 2 RBIs.
The New York Mets are set to start Steven Matz (5-4, 3.88 ERA) who had success in his latest start as he gave up 2 earned runs while striking out 10 batters in 6 innings against the Colorado Rockies. Steven Matz struggled in 2 starts against the Saint Louis Cardinals during the 2018 season as he went 0-2 with a 7.36 ERA.
Recent Betting Trends:
Cardinals are 0-4 in their last 4 road games vs. a left-handed starter.
Mets are 5-2 in their last 7 games on grass.
Over is 13-6-1 in Cardinals last 20 games vs. a left-handed starter.
Under is 6-0 in Mets last 6 vs. National League Central.
Free Betting Pick: New York Mets -120
The New York Mets have dominated the Saint Louis Cardinals at home as of recent as they have won 4 of their last 5 meetings. The Saint Louis Cardinals have been a disaster over the course of the last 4 weeks, and things won’t get much better on the road where they are 13-20 this year. The New York Mets are throwing Steven Matz who has performed well at home this season as he is 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA. The New York Mets have one of the best young sluggers in the MLB in Pete Alonso, and I believe he will do enough to support the left-handed starter. Final Score Prediction, New York Mets win 5-3.