Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 5/23/2014
Saturday, May 24, 4:10 PM on FSAZ, WPIX
Citi Field, Flushing, New York
Arizona Diamondbacks - Collmenter, J (2-2) vs. New York Mets - Wheeler, Z (1-4)
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Saturday afternoon, the Arizona Diamondbacks will take the field behind Josh Collmenter as they take on the New York Mets and Zack Wheeler. Collmenter will be making his 8th start and 12 appearance as Wheeler makes his 10th start.
Josh Collmenter evened his record to 2 – 2 (with a save) with a 4.02 ERA after getting the win in his last start. In that outing, Collmenter allowed 3 runs on 4 hits (including 2 home runs) in 5.1 innings with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts. Last season, Collmenter was 5 – 5 with an ERA of 3.13 in 49 appearances out of the bullpen.
In 2013, Collmenter was 0 – 1 with a 3.00 ERA in 3 relief appearances against the Mets. This season, he took his first loss of the year against New York after allowing 3 runs on 5 hits in 4 innings of work.
Zach Wheeler saw his record fall to 1 – 4 with a 4.53 ERA after losing his last time out. In that outing, he gave up 5 runs on 6 hits through 6 innings as he issued 2 walks and struck out 5. During his rookie campaign in 2013, Wheeler went 7 – 5 with an ERA of 3.42 in 17 starts.
Last season, Wheeler won his only start against Arizona after allowing just a run on 6 hits in 6.1 innings of work. This season, Wheeler picked up his only win of the year after holding the Diamondbacks to 2 runs on 6 hits in 6.1 innings.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 25-20-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is 1
New York Mets Betting Trends
New York Mets are 19-17-9 against the Over/Under
Run differential for New York Mets is 0.8
Injuries to Watch
05/06/14 P J.J. Putz Elbow 15-day DL (5/4)
04/23/14 LF Mark Trumbo Foot 15-day DL (4/22)
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/31/14 P Daniel Hudson Elbow 15-day DL (3/29)
03/27/14 P Matt Reynolds Elbow 15-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
New York Mets
05/15/14 C Travis d'Arnaud Concussion 7-day DL (5/13)
05/14/14 P Dillon Gee Side 15-day DL (5/11)
05/13/14 P Gonzalez Germen Virus 15-day DL (5/12)
04/01/14 P Bobby Parnell Elbow 15-day DL (4/1), out for season
03/28/14 P Matt Harvey Elbow 60-day DL (3/30), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona
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