Arizona Diamondbacks vs New York Mets Free MLB Pick, 9–10–2019
Arizona Diamondbacks (75–69) New York Mets (73–70)
Date: September 10, 2019
Game Time: 7:10 pm
MLB Odds: Diamondbacks +115 | Mets -125, O/U 8
The New York Mets and the Arizona Diamondbacks will resume a four-game series Tuesday night from Citi Field in the Big Apple. The Mets grabbed Game 1 behind an 11 strikeout performance of Jacob deGrom. Both the Mets and Diamondbacks are in the NL Wild Card race with Arizona +2.5 games behind the Cubs while the Mets are +4.0 games out.
Arizona Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (3–4, 2.50 ERA)
New York Mets: Zack Wheeler (10–7, 4.33 ERA)
The Arizona Diamondbacks traded away some of their top players from 2018 and they weren’t expected to compete in 2019. However, the Diamondbacks have hung around all season and they won 14 of their last 20 games to put themselves in the NL Wild Card race. The D-Backs are scoring an average of 5.15 runs on the year, ranking them ninth in the big leagues while their pitching staff holds a 4.32 team ERA. Rookie Zac Gallen will make his 7th start of the season and is looking for his second straight win. Gallen was flawless in his previous start, recording seven shutout innings of one-hit ball against the Padres. The UNDER has hit in 9 of Gallen’s last 10 starts.
The Mets lost two of three to the Phillies over the weekend but they picked up a win in Game 1 vs. the Diamondbacks on Monday, 3–1. Zack Wheeler will get the call tonight, aiming for his 2nd straight win. Wheeler was solid in his last outing vs the Nationals, pitching 5.0 innings, allowing 1 ER on 7 hits. Wheeler conceded four runs in seven innings against Arizona earlier this season, and he features a 3–1 record and a terrific 2.82 ERA in six career starts against the D-Backs. The Mets are currently averaging 4.86 RPG while the pitching staff enters this one with a 4.42 team ERA. The UNDER is 8–2–1 in Mets last 11 vs. National League West.
Arizona starter Zac Gallen has been tremendous since joining the club at the deadline, compiling a 2.25 ERA and a 2–1 record in six starts. Wheeler has allowed only 2 ER over his last two starts. The Under is 5–1 in the last 6 meetings in New York and the Under is 4–1–1 in the last 6 meetings overall. The Under is 8–2–1 in Diamondbacks last 11 road games and the Under is 31–15–5 in Diamondbacks last 51 Tuesday games. Take the UNDER 8 runs in Game 2 of this series.