Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets 9/14/23 - MLB Betting Picks and Odds
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. New York Mets
MLB: 4:10 PM EST
Sep. 14, 2023
Latest Odds : NYM -115 ; O/U 7.5
The Cincinnati Reds conclude a road trip Thursday afternoon in Detroit against the Detroit Tigers. Cincinnati is currently four games above .500 chasing a Wild Card spot in the National League. The Reds have yet to determine a starter for Thursday and could rely solely on their bullpen. As a unit Cincinnati has a 4.73 ERA on the year as opponents carry a .256 batting average in 2023. Alexis Diaz has been the best arm in the Cincinnati bullpen this season with a 2.19 ERA across 61.2 innings of work resulting in a team high 35 saves.
Offensively the Reds did just enough in their last game against Detroit compiling nine hits in 48 bats including four with runners in scoring position to score six runs in the game. Harrison Bader was huge for Cincinnati with two hits in our at bats to drive in two runs. A returning Jonathan India drove in two runs on one hit, while two other Reds players drove in one run each.
The Detroit Tigers remain at home Thursday 12 games below .500 following the loss to Cincinnati on Tuesday to end a 2 game win streak. Offensively Detroit has been below average this season with a .235 team average as the Tigers have scored 569 runs on 1143 hits. Matt Vierling is the top bat in the Detroit lineup with a .269 batting average and carries a .330 on base percentage. Spencer Torkelson leads the team with 27 home runs and 78 RBIs this year.
Reese Olson will take the mound for Detroit Thursday for his 19th appearance and 16th start of the year. Thus far this season Olson has given up 45 runs on 74 hits across 86 innings resulting in a 3-7 record overall and a 4.50 ERA. At home this season Olson is three games below .500 with a 4.89 ERA after giving up 31 runs in just 53.1 innings.
Recent Betting Trends:
* The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games.
* Arizona are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
* Arizona are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against NY Mets.
* The total has gone UNDER in 12 of NY Mets' last 18 games.
* NY Mets are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Free Betting Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks -105
The wins at this point in the season are much more important for Arizona then they are for New York. The Diamondbacks have a good pitcher on the mound and the urgency to win games coming into Thursday. Take Arizona to do the job and get the win in New York. Final Score Prediction, Arizona Diamondbacks win 7-1.