Mets vs. Marlins Sunday Prediction
Following a successful weekend in D.C., will the Mets open their new series against the Marlins with a victory on Monday night? The National League East rivals will meet at 7:10 p.m. ET with New York listed as moneyline favorites.
Game Snapshot & Odds
Monday, September 10, 2018
7:10 p.m. ET, Marlins Park
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetNow.eu, the Mets are a -128 favorite. As of this writing, 71% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Mets to beat the Marlins on the moneyline.
This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.
New York Mets Fantasy Spin
Keon Broxton went 2-for-2 with a walk and two stolen bases in a loss to the Nationals on Sunday. Drawing a start in center field, Broxton reached base in all three of his plate appearances before being lifted late in the game. The steals were his first attempts of the young season. The Mets like Broxton's abilities, as evidenced by them sending three players to the Brewers in exchange for the 28-year-old this past winter, but he's currently a part-time player in a crowded Mets outfield. If he gets regular at-bats he could be an interesting fantasy asset, but for now he's just a guy to remember.
Miami Marlins Fantasy Spin
J.T. Riddle went 1-for-3 with a solo homer in the Marlins' victory over the Rockies on Sunday. Riddle swatted his second long-ball of the season off Rockies' starter Jon Gray in the seventh inning to extend the Marlins' lead to three runs. The 27-year-old shortstop has two hits in seven plate appearances this year, and both have left the yard. He can be safely ignored in standard mixed leagues, but could be a valuable pickup in NL-Only formats.
MLB Betting Trends
The Mets are 18-5 in their last 23 games following a loss.
The Marlins are 9-24 in their last 33 games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600.
The Mets have had plenty of success in against the Marlins, winning five of their last six meetings with the Marlins. They’re also a perfect 5-0 in Matz’s last five starts versus the Marlins and are 5-1 in his last six outings after allowing five runs or more in their previous game. The Marlins, meanwhile, have dropped 39 of their last 58 games overall and are just2-8 in their last 10 home games when facing a lefty starter.
The Pick: New York Mets -128