Mets vs. Diamondbacks Prediction
The Arizona Diamondbacks had their five-game winning streak snapped with a loss yesterday afternoon at home. Will Arizona start a new winning streak tonight as it opens a four-game home series against the struggling New York Mets?
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Chase Field at 9:40PM ET
TV: FS-A (ARI)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Diamondbacks are listed as a -145 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Mets are a +135 underdog, while the total is set at 9 runs. As of Thursday morning, 75 percent of public bets are pouring in on host Arizona. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Mets waste deGrom start
New York has now lost 10 of its last 11 games including both games of a series at Atlanta, dropping Wednesday afternoon's finale by a count of 2-0. The Mets were no-hit until the seventh inning, with Jacob deGrom being the hard-luck losing pitcher as he gave up only one earned run in seven strong innings. He gave up seven hits, struck out seven and did not walk a batter. Brandon Nimmo had a double to lead the Mets offense, while Michael Conforto added a single.
D-backs edged in finale by Pirates
Arizona lost 5-4 Wednesday afternoon at home against Pittsburgh to see its five-game win streak come to a close. Zack Greinke had a subpar outing as he surrendered five earned runs on five hits with seven strikeouts and four walks over 4 2/3 innings to take the loss. Jon Jay went 2-for-4 with a walk, a run and two RBIs to help lead the offense. David Peralta was 1-for-4 with a 2-run homer that gave the Diamondbacks a 2-0 lead in the first before the Pirates scored four in the second and one in the fourth to take control. Ketel Marte was 2-for-4 in the loss.
MLB Betting Trends
The Mets are 1-8 in their last nine games following a loss. The under is 7-1 in the last eight New York games overall.
The Diamondbacks are 16-5 in their last 21 Thursday games. The under is 6-2 in Koch's last eight home starts.
New York is playing awful baseball right now and is struggling to generate offense, while Arizona's offense has been cooking as of late and nearly generated a comeback yesterday. Matz should give the Mets a fighting chance, but I can't see it being enough against an Arizona squad that is 21-14 at home.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS -145