New York Mets vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, Pick and Preview, August 26 (8/26): MLB
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- Aug 26, 2022, 6:07:48 AM
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|Time||7:10 p.m. EST|
|Rockies money line||+260|
|Rockies run line||+1.5 (+125)|
|Mets money line||-330|
|Mets run line||-1.5 (-145)|
|Over / under||8|
|Colorado Rockies||New York Mets|
|Home / road record||18-40||41-19|
|Last 10 record||3-7||4-6|
|Over / under record||61-58-7||63-56-7|
|Runs / game||4.54||4.76|
|Runs allowed / game||5.54||3.78|
The New York Mets and the Colorado Rockies will play the 2nd game of the series at the Citi Field. The Mets took the win 3-1 in the first game of the series. Degrom pitched 6 solid innings allowing only 1 run and Pete Alonso hit a 2-run home run.
The Rockies get here with a 54-72 record and have lost 3 of their last 4 games. The team is averaging 4.54 runs per game and they're batting for .263 AVG, have 567 runs scored in 1130 hits and 113 home runs, ranking #12 in offense in the league behind the Minnesota Twins. CJ Cron is leading the team with 24 home runs and 83 RBI and a batting average of .268.
Defensively they are allowing 5.54 runs per game and rank #30 in the league. German Marquez leads the pitching staff with a 5.22 ERA, 115 strikeouts and 6 wins recorded for the Rockies.
Probable Pitcher: Chad Kuhl (6-7, 5.33 ERA)
Kuhl will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Rockies. The right-hander shouldn't face any major restrictions with his pitch count this weekend after covering five scoreless innings and striking out six in his lone rehab start with Triple-A Albuquerque on Aug. 20. He has a 1-1 record with an ERA of 4.73 and 10 strikeouts in 3 appearances versus the Mets in his career.
New York Mets
The Mets get here with a 80-46 record and have lost 3 of their last 5 games. The team is averaging 4.76 runs per game. They're batting for .259 AVG, 594 runs scored in 1094 hits and 126 home runs, ranking #5 in offense in the league behind the Atlanta Braves. Jeff McNeil is batting for .321 AVG while Pete Alonso leads with 30 home runs and 102 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 3.78 runs per game and rank #4 in the league. Chris Bassit leads the pitching staff with a 3.26 ERA, 138 strikeouts and 11 wins recorded with the NY Mets.
Probable Pitcher: Chris Bassitt (11-7, 3.26 ERA)
Bassit will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Mets. Bassitt picked up the win in Friday's 7-2 victory over the Phillies, allowing two runs on seven hits over six innings. He struck out four without walking a batter. He has allowed 1 run on 5 hits with 3 strikeouts in 5 innings against the Rockies in his career. He has been charged with the loss.
Colorado Rockies are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Colorado Rockies are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Mets.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Mets' last 9 games against Colorado.
NY Mets are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home.
The Rockies continue to struggle on the road this season with a 18-40 record and have also lost 6 of the last 7 games vs Mets on the road. Chad Kuhl is back with the team after 20 days of abscence in the majors. Kuhl was struggling in their last starts allowing 5 or more runs in each of his last 3 starts. The Mets will send Chris Bassit to the mound who has been pretty solid lately as he has allowed only 2 runs in his last 26 innings pitched. The Mets should continue to dominate the Rockies so go with them again to win this game.
PICK: Mets -1.5 (-145)
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