Rockies vs Mets Prediction -MLB PIcks 5/6/23

New York Mets (16-16) vs Colorado Rockies (12-20)

Game Info: Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 4:10 pm (Citi Field)

Tylor Megill (3-1) (4.11) vs Austin Gomber (2-4) (7.57)

Betting Odds: New York Mets -235 / Colorado Rockies +212 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Colorado Rockies and New York Mets face off on Saturday in an MLB showdown at Citi Field. On Friday it was the Mets that were able to secure the 1-0 victory. 

Rockies Betting Preview

The Rockies sit with a 12-21 record overall and on Friday the offense was awful. Antonio Senzatela went five innings and gave up only a run, but it wasn’t enough as they were defeated. The Rockies are averaging 4.06 runs while their pitching is giving up 5.42 runs per game. C.J Cron has hit six home runs and driven in 16 RBIs. On the mound for the Rockies will be Austin Gomber who sits with a 2-4 record and an ERA of 7.57. In his last start against the Arizona Diamondbacks he went six innings giving up three hits and one run. 

Mets Betting Preview

On the other side of this matchup is the Mets who sit with a 17-16 record overall and even though they won on Friday, there has to be some concerns about the offense. The Mets are averaging 4.3 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.3 runs per game. The offense is ranked 17th in baseball. On the mound for the Mets will be Tylor Megill who sits with a 3-1 record and an ERA of 4.11. In his last start against the Atlanta Braves he went 5.2 innings giving up four hits and three runs. 

Rockies vs Mets Trends

Mets are 4-0 in Megill's last 4 home starts. Rockies are 4-0 in their last 4 games on grass. Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 overall. Rockies are 0-7 in their last 7 Saturday games. Rockies are 0-6 in Gombers last 6 starts following a Quality Start in his last appearance.

Shane’s Free Pick

The Mets have won the last four home starts by Megill and it’s not going to be any different in this game. Gomber has been awful this season for the Rockies sitting with an ERA of 7.57. Look for the Mets to score five or six runs just off of him, and this is going to be an easy victory for the Mets. Back the Mets -1.5 to cash. 

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

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