Today’s matinee at Citi Field features an interleague matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Mets. First pitch is set for 12:10 PM ET, and you can catch the action on BSDET. The Mets come in as slight favorites with a money line of -130 compared to the Tigers’ +109.

Casey Mize will be on the mound for the Tigers, while the Mets will counter with Adrian Houser. The over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, with the over paying out at -106 compared to -117 for the under.

NEW YORK METS VS DETROIT TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New York Mets Moneyline -130

This game will be played at Citi Field at 12:10 ET on Thursday, April 4th.

HOW TO BET THE TIGERS VS METS:

  • We have the Mets winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you’re looking for a run line pick, we like the Tigers to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

The Tigers and Mets needed extra innings to decide the previous game of this series, with the Tigers coming out on top by a score of 5-0. Heading into the game, the Tigers were the underdog at +118 on the money line.

Neither team scored in regulation, but the Tigers exploded for five runs in the 10th inning. Detroit’s only home run came from Carson Kelly, who drove in three runs. Starling Marte had a two-hit game for the Mets, but he didn’t score or drive in a run.

Jason Foley picked up the win for the Tigers, while Michael Tonkin took the loss for the Mets. Reese Olson got the start for Detroit and didn’t give up a run in 5 2/3 innings of work, while Sean Manaea went six innings and gave up just one hit for the Mets.

Tigers Records & Stats

Casey Mize takes the mound for the Tigers in today’s game versus the Mets. It’s his opportunity to start the season on the right foot, as this will be his first outing of the year.

For the Tigers, we like Spencer Torkelson to have a big game at the plate. He has the highest home run projection on the team and the 4th highest in the league today. Kerry Carpenter is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits and home run projections, with his home run projection being 5th best in the league. Riley Greene has the highest total hits projection on the team.

Mets Records & Stats

Adrian Houser is coming off a season in which he made 21 starts and went 8-5. His ERA for the season was 4.12, and he finished the year with six quality starts. Houser’s WHIP for the season was 1.39, and he allowed a batting average of .271. In terms of power, Houser gave up 13 home runs and finished the season with an OPS allowed of .724. For the season, Houser averaged 7.76 strikeouts per nine innings and 2.75 walks per nine.

For the Mets, Pete Alonso is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but he also has the best odds to hit a home run out of any player in today’s games. Brandon Nimmo has the 9th best odds to hit a home run in the league today. Jeff McNeil is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits, while Francisco Alvarez has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Mets.