Mets vs. Tigers Prediction
The Mets are a rare underdog with their ace on the mound tonight in Detroit. Will they beat the Tigers?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Tigers are -115 money line favorites versus the Mets, who have odds of +105 to pull off the upset in Detroit. With Noah Syndergaard set to oppose Justin Verlander in the pitching matchup, the over/under for tonight's game is sitting at 7.5 runs.
NEW YORK: The Mets have lost 10 of their last 11 games coming off a win, are 0-6 in their last six games after allowing two runs or less in their previous game, and are 1-6 in their last seven games versus a starter with WHIP less than 1.15. They're also 1-5 in their last six road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.
DETROIT: The Tigers have won eight of nine overall and five of six at home. They're also 17-4 in their last 21 home games versus a team with a winning road record, are 4-1 in their last five games versus National League East opponents and are 6-0 in their last six game playing in the opener of a series.
OUR PICK: The Mets have won four of Syndergaard's last five road starts, are 10-4 in his last 14 starts overall, and are 7-3 in their last 10 starts coming off four days of rest. They're also 5-1 in Syndergaard's last six starts after allowing two runs or less in their previous game and have won 11 of his last 15 starts versus a team with a winning record. This is a rare opportunity to bet the Mets as an underdog with Syndergaard on the mound. Jump on them.
FRIDAY MLB FREE PICK: NEW YORK METS +105