New York Mets at Colorado Rockies Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 5/1/2014
Friday, May 2, 8:40 PM on SNY, ROOT
Coors Field, Denver, Colorado
New York Mets - Wheeler, Z (1-2) vs. Colorado Rockies - De La Rosa, J (2-3)
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Friday night, the New York Mets will give the ball to Zack Wheeler as they take on the Colorado Rockies and Jorge De La Rosa. It will be Wheeler’s 6th start and De La Rosa’s 7th.
Zack Wheeler pitched to his second straight no decision in his last start despite a solid effort. In 6 innings of work, Wheeler gave up a run on 4 hits with 3 walks and 10 strikeouts. His ERA dropped to 3.99 as his record remained at 1 – 2. In 2013, Wheeler was 7 - 5 with a 3.42 ERA in 17 starts during his rookie campaign.
Last season, Wheeler didn’t get to face the Rockies and he has only seen one batter on the Colorado roster. The Rockies’ Drew Stubbs is 1 for 2 against Wheeler.
Jorge De La Rosa stretched his winning streak to 2 games after winning his last start. In 7 innings of work, De La Rosa allowed a run on 4 hits with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts. The win gave him a 2 – 3 record with an ERA of 5.23. Last season, De La Rosa was 16 - 6 with an ERA of 3.49 in 30 starts.
In 2013, De La Rosa didn’t start against the Mets and his experience against New York hitters is limited to just 5 players on the roster. New York’s Chris Young has seen De La Rosa the most, with 26 at-bats. In those plate appearances, Young is batting .192 with 2 home runs and 2 RBIs.
New York Mets Betting Trends
New York Mets are 10-11-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for New York Mets is 0
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado Rockies are 16-9-2 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Colorado Rockies is 0.9
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
04/15/14 CF Juan Lagares Hamstring 15-day DL (4/14)
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
04/29/14 C Wilin Rosario Hand questionable
04/21/14 RF Michael Cuddyer Hamstring 15-day DL (4/21)
04/15/14 P Brett Anderson Finger 60-day DL (4/13)
03/28/14 P Jhoulys Chacin Shoulder 15-day DL (3/21)
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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