MLB Matchups  >>  Miami Marlins vs. NY Mets Mets Preview 04/06/2013

 
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The Miami Marlins and the New York Mets will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Citi Field.

The Marlins will give the ball to starter Ricky Nolasco in this one. Righthander Nolasco is 0-1 this season with a 3.00 ERA.

It'll be Jonathon Niese toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Lefthander Niese is 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mets listed as 165-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
The Marlins were a 7-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Miami at +138 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
New York has lost 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Miami: 1-3 SU
New York: 2-2 SU
MIAMI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 2-8
After playing NY Mets are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

NEW YORK MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Miami is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing NY Mets
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games at home
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
NY Mets are 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
NY Mets are 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Miami

NEXT UP:
NY Mets home to Miami, Sunday, April 7