GAME: New York Mets At San Francisco Giants
DATE/TIME: Friday, June 6 – 10:15 PM EST
WHERE: AT&T Park, San Fransico, CA
PITCHERS: Mets Jonathon Niese (L) - Giants Matt Cain (R)
LATEST ODDS: Giants -148 Total 7
MLB Pick of the Day Record: 2-2 +0,
The San Francisco ended the month of May with a 19 and 9 (.679) record, the best in the National League and the second-best mark in the Major League Baseball right behind the red hot the Toronto Blue Jays 21 and 9, (.700) San Francisco lost only 1 series the entire month, dropping 2 of the 3 games to the Pirates at Pittsburgh, May 5th to 7th. To start this month the Giants are playing around .500 ball. However, returning home tonight will be a breath of fresh air where the Giants are 19 and 9 and currently are 7 and 1 in their last 8 home encounters. The Giants will have their work cut out when they see the New York Left Handed starting pitcher Jon Niese. In his last outing, the lefty decreased his earn run average to an outstanding 2.69 and cut his WHIP to 1.17 with the vastly impressive start versus the Philadelphia Phillies. In Sunday’s appearance, Jon Niese needing just 91 pitches to deliver 8 frames of work only allowing 2 runs. In his last start against the Giants in September, Niesse limited them to 2 runs in 7 innings of work.
The New York Mets are a .500 team on the road, but have a 13 and 17 record at home. Since May 27th the Mets have tallied 43 runs in 9 road appearances. They will meet Right Hand starter Matt Cain who has not took to the hill since May 21st due t hamstring injury. Overall Cain has not been effective for most of this season allowing 19 earned runs on 40 hits along with 17 walks and 7 home runs in just 46 and 2 thirds innings. “Citizen” Cain is 5 and 5 versus New York.
Pick: New York +130