Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Mets Prediction MLB Picks 4/15/24

New York Mets (6-8) vs Pittsburgh Pirates (10-5)

Game Info: Monday, April 15, 2024 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)

Adrian Houser (0-1) (5.40) vs Martin Perez (1-0) (1.89)

Betting Odds: New York Mets -123 / Pittsburgh Pirates +105 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets meet Monday in MLB action at Citi Field. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Pirates vs Mets prediction.

Pirates Betting Preview

The Pirates are 11-5 after wins over the Tigers and Phillies. The Pirates have scored 17 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 4 of their last 8 games. The Pirates are 10-0 this season when scoring 4 or more runs. Ke'Bryan Hayes leads the Pirates with 18 hits and 7 RBI, while Bryan Reynolds and Oneil Cruz have combined for 33 hits and 17 RBI. Martin Perez gets the ball for the Pirates, and he is 1-0 with a 1.89 ERA and 15 strikeouts this season. Perez is 4-0 with a 2.88 ERA and 25 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.

Mets Betting Preview

The Mets look to get to a .500 record after wins over the Braves and Royals. The Mets have scored 15 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 6 games. The Mets are 3-4 this season when scoring 4 or more runs. Starling Marte leads the Mets with 17 hits and 4 RBI, while Brett Baty and Pete Alonso have combined for 33 hits and 19 RBI. Adrian Houser gets the ball for the Mets, and he is 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA and 4 strikeouts this season. Houser is 4-3 with a 3.79 ERA and 40 strikeouts in his career against the Pirates.

New York Mets Player Prop Facts

  • Pete Alonso has hit at least one home run in three of the Mets' last four games as home favorites.
  • Brandon Nimmo has recorded an RBI in each of the Mets' last seven games as favorites against the Pirates.
  • Adrian Houser has recorded five strikeouts in each of his last four appearances with his team as a home favorite against NL opponents.
  • Pete Alonso has scored at least one run in each of the Mets' last six games.
  • Brett Baty has recorded at least one hit in each of the Mets' last nine games against NL opponents that held a winning record.
  • Brett Baty has recorded at least one total base in each of the Mets' last nine games against NL opponents that held a winning record.
  • Brett Baty has recorded at least one Single in each of the Mets' last seven games against NL opponents that held a winning record.
  • Adrian Houser has recorded a win in four of his last five appearances with his team as a favorite against NL Central opponents .
  • Pete Alonso ranks T3rd in the league in Home Runs (6) this season.

Pittsburgh Pirates Player Prop Facts

  • Michael A. Taylor has recorded at least one RBI in six of his last seven appearances against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Martin Perez has recorded four or more strikeouts in each of his four previous appearances with his team as an underdog against the Mets.
  • Connor Joe has recorded at least one total base in each of his last nine road appearances against NL East opponents that held a losing record.
  • Connor Joe has recorded at least one hit in each of his last nine road appearances against NL East opponents that held a losing record.
  • Bryan Reynolds has recorded a Single in nine of the Pirates' last 10 road games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Martin Perez has recorded a win in three of his last four appearances at Citi Field.
  • Joey Bart has hit a home run in each of his two previous appearances with the Pirates as underdogs.
  • Ke'Bryan Hayes has recorded a Double in three of the Pirates' last four games at Citi Field.
  • Connor Joe has scored at least one run in each of his 11 previous road appearances against NL East opponents that held a losing record.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The New York Mets rank 2nd in the league for strikeouts against this season (109).
  • The New York Mets rank T27th in the league for doubles this season (16).
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates rank 2nd in the league for walks this season (74).
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates rank 5th in the league for hits this season (151).

Pirates vs Mets prediction

The Pirates keep getting disrespected by oddsmakers, and they continue to win games. Martin Perez has also been great through 19 innings, allowing 18 hits and 4 runs while striking out 15. The Mets have underachieved up to this point, and Adrian Houser has allowed 11 hits and 6 runs through 10 innings. The value is with the Pirates and the plus money, as they've been the better team up to this point and have the pitching edge. Give me the road dog.

Randy’s Pick Pittsburgh Pirates +105

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