Arizona Diamondbacks vs New York Mets MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Diamondbacks vs New York Mets Prediction 6/2/2024

The Arizona Diamondbacks (26-32) travel to face off against the New York Mets (24-34) on Sunday, June 2nd. This game will be played at Citi Field in New York and televised on None. The Diamondbacks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Mets are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Diamondbacks. First pitch is set for 12:40 CT.

Diamondbacks vs Mets

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It was all Arizona in the last game of this series, as the Diamondbacks took down the Mets by a score of 10-5. The Diamondbacks offense only had one more hit than the Mets and struck out 13 times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were at +106 on the money line.

This game featured a starting pitching matchup between Slade Cecconi for the Diamondbacks and Sean Manaea for the Mets. Cecconi only went 4 2/3 innings but gave up just one hit and one earned run. On the other side, Manaea was tagged for five runs in 5 2/3 innings of work.

Pete Alonso did hit a home run for the Mets, going 2/4 with three RBIs, but it came in a losing effort. Mark Vientos also had a two-hit game and drove in a run.

Arizona is 26-32 overall this season, and they are 10 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. Currently, they are in 4th place in the division. The Diamondbacks are 11-9 in divisional matchups this year.

At home, the Diamondbacks are 13-15 and just below .500 at 13-17 on the road. So far, they have gone 3-4 as the road favorite and an even 13-13 as the favorite overall. Arizona has dropped two straight games as the favorite, and their overall series record is 6-11-1.

When the Diamondbacks are on the road, they have been a good bet against the run line, going 16-14 overall. They have covered the run line in their last two road games and are 18-14 against the run line as the underdog. Their average run differential in games they have won is +4.4, while it is -3.6 in games they have lost.

Arizona has gone over the total in two straight games and has an over/under record of 25-31 on the season. Their games have averaged 9.3 runs per game, and their games have had an average over/under line of 9 runs. When the line is set at 8.5 runs, the Diamondbacks have gone over the total in 9 of 17 games (52.9%).

Brandon Pfaadt Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Right-hander Brandon Pfaadt gets the start for the Diamondbacks today as he faces the Mets on the road. He has made 11 starts this season and has a record of 2-4 with an ERA of 4.16. Pfaadt’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.07. In his 11 appearances, he has turned in six quality starts and is coming off an outing in which he gave up four earned runs in seven innings of work. Before that, he had only given up a combined three earned runs in his previous three outings. Pfaadt has been hurt by the long ball, giving up seven homers this year.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

Arizona’s offense has been pretty consistent this season, averaging 4.6 runs per game, which is 8th in the league. They have been even better on the road, averaging 4.9 runs per game. As a team, the Diamondbacks are batting .243, which is 11th in the league, and they are also among the league leaders in on-base percentage and slugging. Arizona’s offense has been pretty balanced, as they are 16th in home runs and 15th in isolated power.

Christian Walker has been a big power threat for the Diamondbacks this season, as his 12 home runs are 9th in the league. He also comes into the game on a nice stretch of games, going 8/27 (.296) with two homers in his last seven games. Walker is also 11th in the league with 38 RBIs. Ketel Marte is 2nd on the team with 10 homers and is batting .261 for the season.

The Mets are 24-34 overall and trail the Phillies by 16.5 games in the NL East. So far, they are just 5-8 in divisional matchups. New York has lost four straight series and has an overall series record of 6-11-2 this year. At home, the Mets are 13-20 compared to 11-14 on the road.

As the home underdog, the Mets are 3-8 this season. They have an overall record of 13-16 as the favorite and are 11-18 when going into games as the underdog. New York has dropped seven of their last ten games but did pick up a win in the most recent game of this series vs. the Diamondbacks.

When it comes to the run line, the Mets have been a better bet on the road than at home. They are 14-11 against the run line on the road, compared to 10-23 at home. Their overall run line record is 24-34. They have an average run margin of -0.7 runs per game, with an average run margin of -0.4 on the road and -0.9 at home. They are 9-20 against the run line as the favorite and 15-14 as the underdog.

The New York Mets are playing at home against the Arizona Diamondbacks today, and the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The Mets’ games have averaged 9.1 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 30-27. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 8-5. This is the 10th time this season the Mets have had an over/under line set at 8.5 runs, and their games have gone over the line in their last two games.

Jose Quintana Gets The Start For The Mets

Jose Quintana gets the start for the Mets today and will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Dodgers. In that May 28th start, he took the loss, going 6 innings and giving up 3 earned runs on 8 hits. Looking back over his last three starts, Quintana has finished with a no-decision in each outing. He has made 11 starts this year and has a record of 1-5 with a 5.06 ERA. Opposing batters are hitting .266 off Quintana this season. Out of his 11 starts, he has three quality starts and is averaging 5.98 strikeouts per nine innings.

Mets Offense Breakdown

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Overall, the Mets are averaging 4.2 runs per game, which is 18th in the league. They have been a better offense on the road, averaging 5.2 runs per game. As a team, the Mets are batting .237, which is 14th in the league, and are 9th in home runs. Over their last seven games, Francisco Lindor has been hot, going 11/28 with two homers and five RBIs.

Brandon Nimmo, Pete Alonso, and Francisco Lindor are all tied for the team lead in RBIs, with 29. Alonso and Nimmo both have 13 homers, which is good for 8th in the league. Lindor is batting just .231 for the season, but his recent hot streak has helped his numbers.

Diamondbacks vs Mets Prediction

Our predicted final score for today’s Diamondbacks vs. Mets matchup is 5-4 in favor of the Diamondbacks. Given that the Diamondbacks are on the road, you can get them on the money line at -116, which is our recommended bet.

If you’re looking at the over/under line, we would take the under, as our model has this game finishing with a combined nine runs, and with the line sitting at 8.5, there isn’t a lot of wiggle room.

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