Mets at Yankees 6/11/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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New York Mets vs. New York Yankees
MLB: 7:00 PM EST
Jun. 11, 2019
Latest Odds : NYY -185 Total 9
In the second game of a day-night doubleheader, the New York Mets and New York Yankees will battle in the Bronx. On Sunday, 3B Todd Frazier crushed a three-run homer to power New York to a 6-1 home victory versus Colorado. SP Noah Syndergaard (4-4) allowed one hit in seven shutout innings for the Mets, who are five games out of first place.
Thirty-six year old southpaw Jason Vargas (2-3 3.57 ERA) will take the mound for the Mets in this matchup. In his last start, Vargas went the distance and allowed just five hits during a 7-0 home victory versus San Francisco.
The New York Yankees have lost five of their previous seven games and have fallen into a first place tie with Tampa Bay. On Sunday, New York salvaged the final game of their three-game series in Cleveland by a 7-6 final score in ten innings. Brett Gardner homered and drove in two runs for the Yankees, who are 16 games above .500 overall.
Hard-throwing southpaw James Paxton (3-2 3.11 ERA) will get the nod for the Yankees on Tuesday. Through 46 plus innings, Paxton has struck out 63 batters and owns a 1.17 WHIP.
Recent Betting Trends:
Mets are 1-4 in Vargas' last 5 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
Yankees are 4-0 in Paxtons last 4 home starts.
Under is 5-0-2 in Vargas' last 7 starts overall.
Under is 7-2-1 in Yankees last 10 home games vs. a left-handed starter.
Under is 14-5 in Yankees last 19 second games of a double-header.
Free Betting Pick: UNDER 9
New York 2B Robinson Cano is currently on the 10-day injured list with a left quad strain. Through 65 games, the Mets rank 16th in OPS and 18th in runs scored. For the season, the Yankees rank 8th in OPS and 9th in runs scored. Take the under in the nightcap. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win 4-2.