Mets vs. Diamondbacks Prediction

New York Mets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks 6/17/18, Prediction & Odds

The New York Mets snapped a four-game losing skid Saturday night with a win at the Arizona Diamondbacks. Will New York manage to secure a series split in today's getaway game?

Game Snapshot

911 New York Mets at 912 Arizona Diamondbacks

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Chase Field at 4:10PM ET

TV: FS-A (ARI)

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Diamondbacks are a -130 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Mets are a +120 underdog, while the total sits at 8.5 runs. As of Sunday morning, 80 percent of public bets are pouring in on host Arizona. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Matz stellar in win

New York lefty Steven Matz played a major role in helping his squad to a 5-1 road win at the D-backs Saturday night as he allowed one earned run on six hits with three strikeouts and a walk over 6 2/3 innings. He dropped his ERA to 3.31. Michael Conforto had a big night at the plate as he finished 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and four RBIs. Brandon Nimmo and Devin Mesoraco both went 2-for-4 and scored a run.

Ahmed scores lone run

Arizona shortstop Nick Ahmed was the only player on the home team with multiple hits as he went 2-for-4 with a run in the loss to the Mets. Paul Goldschmidt had the RBI, which cut the D-backs' deficit to 5-1 in the sixth inning. Patrick Corbin suffered the loss as he allowed five earned runs on eight hits with seven strikeouts and two walks over six innings.

Zack Wheeler (2-5, 4.98 ERA) draws the start today for New York, while the Diamondbacks counter with Clay Buchholz (1-1, 3.21).

MLB Betting Trends

New York

The under is 8-2-1 in the last 11 Mets games overall. New York is 8-17 in its last 25 Sunday games.

Arizona

The Diamondbacks are 7-2 in their last nine games overall. The over is 6-2-2 in the last 10 meetings in Arizona.

Prediction:

I don't trust either of these pitchers to shut the door. Wheeler has been inconsistent and faces a very good Arizona offense that wants to rebound after an off night. Buchholz looked great for a couple starts with Arizona, but imploded his last time out. I think the over is the safest play here as I expect some fireworks.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: METS/DIAMONDBACKS OVER 8.5

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