Mets vs Rockies Prediction MLB Picks Today 5/5

Mets vs Rockies Prediction MLB Picks Today 5/5

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Preview

The Colorado Rockies will face off against the New York Mets on May 5, 2023, at 4:10 PM at Citi Field in New York City. The Rockies come into this game with a 12-20 record and a 5-11 record on the road, while the Mets have a 16-16 record and a 6-6 record at home. The game is expected to be close, with the Mets listed as -240 favorites and a 8.5 over/under. In this article, we will provide an extensive review of each team, pitching analysis, hitting analysis, and injuries to help you understand why the Rockies will cover the +1.5 spread.

 

Colorado Rockies

The Rockies have been on a hot streak, winning their last four games. They are currently fifth in the National League West standings, trailing the Giants, Padres, Diamondbacks, and Dodgers. The Rockies have been hitting the ball well this season, with C.J. Cron leading the team with 6 home runs and 16 RBIs. However, their pitching has been a bit of a concern with a team ERA at 5.10.

 

Probable Pitcher: Antonio Senzatela (0-0, -.-- ERA, -.-- WHIP)

Senzatela has not pitched this season due to injury, but he has been effective against the Mets in his career.

 

Hitting Analysis

The Rockies have been hitting the ball well this season, with a team batting average of .253. They have been led by C.J. Cron, who has been hitting the ball well with 6 home runs and 16 RBIs. They will be facing a Mets pitching staff that has a 4.69 team ERA.

 

Injury Report

The Rockies have a few players on the injured list, including German Marquez, Antonio Senzatela, Zac Veen, and Kyle Freeland. Dinelson Lamet is also listed as day-to-day.

 

New York Mets

The Mets have been struggling recently, losing their last three games. They are currently third in the National League East standings, trailing the Braves and Marlins. The Mets have been hitting the ball well this season, with Pete Alonso leading the team with 11 home runs and 28 RBIs.

 

Probable Pitcher: Kodai Senga (3-1, 4.15 ERA, 1.58 WHIP)

Senga has been solid this season, with a 3-1 record and a 4.15 ERA. However, he has struggled with control, with 18 walks in 26 innings pitched.

 

Hitting Analysis

The Mets have been hitting the ball well this season, with a team batting average of .241. They have been led by Pete Alonso, who has been hitting the ball well with 11 home runs and 28 RBIs. However, they will be facing a Rockies pitching staff that has a 5.10 team ERA.

 

Injury Report

The Mets have a few players on the injured list, including Stephen Ridings and Omar Narvaez.

 

Prediction

Although the Mets have a better record than the Rockies, the Rockies have been on a hot streak lately and have been hitting the ball well. The Mets have also been struggling, losing their last three games. Additionally, the Rockies have a solid chance of covering the +1.5 spread, as they have lost only six of their last 19 games by two runs or more. The Rockies have the potential to win this game outright, but even if they lose, they have a solid chance of keeping the game close and covering the +1.5 spread.

 

Pick: Rockies +1.5

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