MLB Matchups  >>  Cincinnati Reds vs. NY Mets Mets Preview 05/20/2013

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

Johnny Cueto will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Righthander Cueto is 1-0 this season with a 2.60 ERA.

It'll be Shaun Marcum toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Marcum is 0-3 with a 6.41 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Reds listed as 155-moneyline favorites versus the Mets, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
In their last action, Cincinnati was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at +147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Mets were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Cincinnati: 26-18 SU
New York: 17-24 SU
CINCINNATI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 9-1
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

NEW YORK MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 2-8


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Cincinnati is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
NY Mets are 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

NEXT UP:
NY Mets home to Cincinnati, Tuesday, May 21