Mets vs. Red Sox Prediction
The New York Mets will send Noah Syndergaard to the mound tonight as they open an interleague series at the Boston Red Sox. Can New York notch the win tonight as the underdog with the more accomplished starting pitcher?
925 New York Mets at 926 Boston Red Sox
Friday, September 14, 2018
Fenway Park at 7:10PM ET
TV: MLB Network
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Red Sox are a -134 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Mets are a +124 underdog, while the total is set at 9 runs. As of Friday morning, 65 percent of public bets are being placed on host Boston. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Mets rally against Marlins
New York scored twice in the ninth inning at home yesterday to down Miami by a count of 4-3. Back-to-back home runs from Michael Conforto and Todd Frazier secured the win in the final inning. Frazier went 1-for-3 with the long ball plus a walk, while it was Conforto's only hit in four at-bats. Steven Matz helped his own cause by going 1-for-2 with a 2-run home run. Kevin Plawecki finished 0-for-1 with two walks and a run. Joey Blevins struck out the side in the top of the ninth inning to earn the win.
Red Sox hold off Blue Jays
J.D. Martinez went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in yesterday's 4-3 series finale home win over Toronto. It was his 41st homer of the season. Xander Bogaerts finished 2-for-4 with a double and a run. Rafael Devers was 1-for-2 with a solo homer off the bench. Craig Kimbrel struck out one in a spotless inning of work for his 40th save.
Syndergaard (11-3, 3.44 ERA) will start today for the Mets, while the Red Sox counter with Hector Velazquez (7-2, 3.29).
MLB Betting Trends
The over is 6-2-1 in the last nine Mets games overall. New York is 8-20 in its last 28 interleague games.
The Red Sox are 47-13 in their last 60 interleague games. Boston is 39-13 in its last 52 home games.
The Red Sox are dominant at home, but have a tough matchup today versus Syndergaard. He's capable of slowing down any offense and Boston actually has taken a step back offensively in recent games. Velazquez has overachieved somewhat this year and if there's ever an opportunity to get good value on a road team at Fenway Park, it might be tonight.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: NEW YORK METS +124