New York Mets at New York Yankees - 8/23/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

New York Yankees (74-48) vs New York Mets (79-44)

Game Info: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 7:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)

Frankie Montas (4-10) (3.87) vs Jacob deGrom (2-1) (2.31)

Betting Odds: New York Yankees -116 / New York Mets -116 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The New York Mets and New York Yankees face off on Tuesday in an MLB doubleheader at Yankee Stadium. On Monday it was the Yankees that were able to secure the 4-2 victory. 

The Mets come into this game with a 79-45 record overall and they had won three of four games before losing on Monday. On Sunday the Mets scored 10 runs but on Monday it was the lack of scoring that really let them down. Overall the Mets are averaging 4.79 runs per game which is 5th best in the league. Pete Alonso is having a big season hitting 30 home runs and driving in 102 RBIs. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Yankees who hope this series against the Yankees is what they need to get on the right track. The Yankees have won two games in a row and the pitching has been good giving up only four runs during the two games. Even though they have been winning, the Yankees offense still hasn’t had a breakout game. The Yankees are averaging 5.03 runs per game which is second in the league. Aaron Judge has hit 47 home runs and driven in 103 RBIs. 

On the mound for the Yankees will be Frankie Montas who sits with a 4-10 record and an ERA of 3.87. In his last start against the Toronto Blue Jays, he went six innings giving up eight hits and six runs. 

The Mets are 4-2 in their last six interleague games. The under is 5-0 in the Yankees last five during Game 2 of a series. The under is 8-1-2 in the Yankees last 11 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600.

Montas has been so bad since joining the Yankees and in his last start he gave up eight hits and six runs. Look for the Mets bats to get back on the right track in this game, and that is going to be the difference as the visiting team gets the job done with ease Back the Mets -1.5 to cash here. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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