MLB Matchups  >>  Pittsburgh Pirates vs. NY Mets Mets Preview 05/26/2014

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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Mets will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Citi Field.

Brandon Cumpton will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Right hander Cumpton is 0-1 this season with a 4.26 ERA.

Cumpton's opponent in this one will be Jacob deGrom. The Mets right hander has a 2.77 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 105-moneyline favorites versus the Mets, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 5-2 loser at home against the Nationals. Bettors on Washington at +111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 22-27
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
New York:
Team record: 22-27
NY Mets is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
NY Mets is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
NY Mets is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
Next up:
Pittsburgh at NY Mets Tuesday, May 27