Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Mets Prediction, Pick and Preview, September 7 (9/7): MLB
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- Sep 7, 2022, 8:50:41 AM
|Time||12:35 p.m. EST|
|Pirates money line||+190|
|Pirates run line||+1.5 (+110)|
|Mets money line||-230|
|Mets run line||-1.5 (-130)|
|Over / under||8.5|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||New York Mets|
|Home / road record||27-39||39-28|
|Last 10 record||4-6||6-4|
|Over / under record||60-66-8||68-61-7|
|Runs / game||3.52||4.67|
|Runs allowed / game||5.09||3.70|
The New York Mets visit the Pittsburgh Pirates will play the 2nd game of the series at the Citi Field on Wednesday. The Pirates outscored the Mets 8-2 in the first game of the series. Mitch Keller scattered five hits over six shutout innings and Rookie shortstop Oneil Cruz had three hits for Pittsburgh, including a 421-foot home run in the 8th.
The Pirates get to this game with a 50-84 record and have lost 7 of their last 10 games. The team is averaging 3.52 runs per game. They're batting for .221 AVG, 464 runs scored in 952 hits and 128 home runs, ranking #28 in offense in the league behind the Washington Nationals. Bryan Reynolds leads the team in home runs with 21, 48 RBI and batting for an average of .251.
Defensively they are allowing 5.09 runs per game and ranking #27 in the league. JT Brubaker leads the pitching staff with a 4.35 ERA, 137 strikeouts and 3 wins with the Pirates.
Probable Pitcher: Bryse Wilson (2-8, 6.12 ERA)
Wilson will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Pirates. Wilson allowed three runs on five hits and two walks over three frames Monday against the Brewers. He struck out two and did not factor in the decision. He has not allowed any runs on 4 hits with 1 walk and 2 strikeouts in 3 innings versus the Mets in his career.
New York Mets
The Mets get here with a 85-50 record and have lost their last 3 games. The team is averaging 4.67 runs per game. They're batting for .257 AVG, 626 runs scored in 1166 hits and 135 home runs, ranking #6 in offense in the league behind the Philadelphia Phillies. Jeff McNeil is batting for .321 AVG while Pete Alonso leads with 32 home runs and 106 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 3.70 runs per game and rank #5 in the league. Chris Bassit leads the pitching staff with a 3.32 ERA, 143 strikeouts and 12 wins recorded with the NY Mets.
Probable Pitcher: Chris Bassitt (12-7, 3.32 ERA)
Bassit will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Mets. Bassitt took the win Thursday, allowing two runs on six hits and three walks over six innings against the Dodgers. He struck out four. He has given up 3 runs on 5 hits with 2 walks and 6 strikeouts in 5 innings versus the Pirates in his career.
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Pittsburgh.
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games against NY Mets.
The Pirates offense woke up in the first game of the series scoring 8 runs to beat the Mets. For this game they'll send Bryse Wilson to the mound who has been up and down this season and has allowed at least 3 runs in 6 of his last 7 starts. The Mets will send Chris Bassit who's doing a good job on the mound and the Mets have won in his last 7 starts. The Mets are by far the better team here and have the better pitcher on the mound so expect them to bounce back and tie this series.
PICK: Mets -1.5 (-130)
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