New York Mets at St Louis Cardinals Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 6/15/2014
Monday, June 16, 2014 7:10 PM on ESPN, SNY, FSMW
Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
New York Mets - deGrom, J (0-3) vs. St Louis Cardinals - Wainwright, A (9-3)
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On Monday night, rookie Jacob deGrom will look to get his first Major League win for the New York Mets when he faces current National League wins leader Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, Jacob deGrom gave up three earned runs in 5.2 innings and ended up suffering his third loss of the year. He allowed nine hits in that start and walked one while striking out four. deGrom has yet to pick up his first Major League win this season, but that has more to do with limited run support than his production on the mound.
The Cardinals will be facing deGrom for the first time on Monday night. So far, right-handed hitters are batting .211 against him, while left-handed hitters have a .241 batting average.
Last Tuesday, right-hander Adam Wainwright won his ninth game of the season by defeating the Tampa Bay Rays on the road. He pitched seven scoreless innings in that outing and gave up seven hits while walking two and striking out two, which is a season-low for him. Wainwright has been fantastic so far this year, going 9-3 through 14 starts and allowing just four home runs in 100.1 innings.
Second baseman Daniel Murphy has had more success against Wainwright than any of the other Mets, going 7-for-14 against him with two doubles, a triple and two RBI.
New York Mets Betting Trends
New York Mets are 29-27-10 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for New York Mets is -0.1
St Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St Louis Cardinals are 29-33-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for St Louis Cardinals is 0.2
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
06/12/14 RF Curtis Granderson Calf questionable
06/02/14 CF Juan Lagares Ribs 15-day DL (6/1)
05/14/14 P Dillon Gee Side 15-day DL (5/11)
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
St Louis Cardinals
05/24/14 P Kevin Siegrist Forearm 15-day DL (5/24)
05/13/14 P Tyler Lyons Shoulder 15-day DL (5/12)
04/17/14 P Joe Kelly Hamstring 15-day DL (4/17)
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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