The fans at Citi Field will be treated to a interleague game between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Mets when they take their seats on Tuesday.
The White Sox will trot Hector Santiago out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Santiago has a 1-0 record and a 1.69 ERA this season.
The Mets will counter Santiago with Matt Harvey. Righthander Harvey has a 1.56 ERA to go along with a 4-0 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Mets listed as 171-moneyline favorites versus the White Sox, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
The White Sox were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +122 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
The Mets were a 9-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -157 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors.
Chicago: 13-17 SU
New York: 12-16 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 2-1
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 1-2
After playing Atlanta are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 8-16 SU in their last 24 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of NY Mets's last 22 games
NY Mets are 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
NY Mets are 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
NY Mets home to Chi White Sox, Wednesday, May 8