Reds vs. Mets Tuesday Prediction
The Reds took Game 1 of their series with the Mets on Monday night and are favored in Game 2 on Tuesday. Will Cincinnati make it two in a row against the Mets at Citi Field when these teams meet again at 7:10 p.m. ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Monday, April 29, 2019
7:10 p.m. ET, Citi Field, New York, NY
Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Baseball Odds & Betting Page.
Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 59% of the betting tickets are on the Mets to beat the Reds on the moneyline.
Cincinnati Reds Fantasy Spin
Jesse Winker homered off Edwin Diaz in the top of the ninth to propel the Reds to a 5-4 win over the Mets on Monday. It was Winker's eight homer in 88 at-bats this season, overtaking his total of seven from 121 at-bats in 2017 and seven in 281 at-bats last season. He's been a disappointment from an OBP perspective this year, but that's only a problem if the homers stop coming.
New York Mets Fantasy Spin
Todd Frazier went 0-for-5 and struck out twice Monday against the Reds. Frazier has been starting since coming off the IL and he hit a grand slam in his second game back, but he wouldn't seem to be a part of the Mets' best lineup once Jed Lowrie returns and perhaps even not now. He has a couple of weeks to show what he can do, though.
MLB Betting Trends
The Reds are just 7-21 in their last 27 games versus the Mets.
The Mets are 13-4 in their last 17 games versus the Reds at Citi Field.
I like the Mets on Monday night with Zack Wheeler on the hill versus Tanner Roark but the Reds jumped Wheeler early and then still produced a win despite blowing a 4-1 lead. I love Cincinnati on Tuesday night. Luis Castillo is quietly becoming one of the better young arms in baseball and the Reds are 5-2 in his last seven starts versus an opponent with a winning record. Meanwhile, this Cincinnati offense might finally be heating up and the Reds lineup gets a great matchup versus gas can Jason Vargas.
The Pick: Cincinnati Reds -141