Mets vs. Reds MLB Prediction

Mets vs. Reds, 7/21/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The Reds snapped their losing streak last night with a win over the Mets and now the teams will play the rubber match of their series at 12:35 p.m. ET on Wednesday afternoon. With Marcus Stroman taking the hill for New York, will the Mets win the series or is there a better play on the board today?

Game Snapshot

953 New York Mets (-135) at 954 Cincinnati Reds (+125); o/u 10.5

12:35 p.m. ET, Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati, OH

New York Mets DFS SPIN

Pete Alonso went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in Tuesday's loss to the Reds. Alonso put the Mets up 1-0 with his solo home run off Wade Miley in the first inning, but the Reds would go on to take the lead back in the third inning, a lead which they then held through to the end of the contest. For the season as a whole, Alonso is hitting a fine-and-dandy .259/.336/.493 with 19 home runs and 53 RBI across 83 games played. He has homered in each of the first two games of this week's series against the Reds.

Cincinnati Reds DFS Spin

Joey Votto went 2-for-3 with a solo home run in Tuesday's win over the Mets. Votto bopped a solo home run off Stephen Nogosek in the third inning. It was his 12th long ball of the season. In addition, the veteran first baseman is slashing .262/.357/.468 with 42 RBI across 237 at-bats. Votto has collected multiple hits in each of his last two games.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Betting Prediction

The Mets are 16-7 in their last 23 meetings with the Reds in Cincinnati and are 26-10 in their last 36 games versus the Red Legs overall. They’re also 7-3 in their last 10 games versus a right-handed starter, are 5-2 in their last seven games coming off a loss and are 5-1 in their last six road games when facing an opponent with a winning record. On the other side, the Reds are just 1-4 in their last five home games, are 1-4 in their last five games overall and have dropped four of five at home when facing a righty.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: NEW YORK METS -135

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