Mets vs. Padres MLB Pick
After dropping the opener to the Padres last night, will the Mets rebound tonight when they visit San Diego again at 10:40PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Mets are -162 money line favorites versus the Padres, who have odds of +147 to pull off the upset tonight again at home. With Noah Syndergaard set to face Drew Pomeranz in the pitching matchup, the over/under for tonight's game is sitting at 6 runs.
The Mets are a perfect 6-0 in their last six road games versus a left-handed starter and are 5-0 in their last five games coming off a loss. They're also 9-0 in their last nine games played on Friday, 4-1 in their last five contests during Game 2 of a series and 10-3 in their last 13 games overall.
As for the Padres, they've lost five of their last 19 games when coming off a loss and are 7-19 in their last 26 contests when their opponent allows five runs or more in its previous game. San Diego has also lost 13 of 18 after scoring five runs or more in its previous game.
OUR PICK: The Mets have won five of Syndergaard's last six road games and are 4-0 in his last four road starts versus a team with a losing record. They've also won five of his last seven starts and are 7-2 in his last nine outings versus a team with a losing record. At +105 odds, take the Mets on the runline so you maximize the value of having "Thor" on the mound.
FRIDAY MLB FREE PICK: NEW YORK METS -1.5 (+105)