Mets Off Statement Series
The New York Mets made a five-game NL East showdown against the Atlanta Braves their own. New York won four of the games, including the last three. The now-70-win Mets’ team turns its attention to the visiting Cincinnati Reds, who are 44-63 this season, 20-31 on the road. The teams begin a three-game Citi Field set Monday night.
Reds On a Run
Flying under the radar (well under), the Cincinnati Reds have won six of their last eight. Cincy did take two of three in Milwaukee, and has won its last three series. Righthander Justin Dunn makes his seasonal debut for the Reds Monday evening. a season ago, Dunn had a 1-3 record with a 3.75 ERA.
Brandon Drury leads the Reds in RBIs (59) with a .274 batting average. Cincinnati is batting .239 as a team.
Mets Bidding Adieu to Rivals
The New York Mets are 12-2 in their last 14, opening a 6½-game lead over the Atlanta Braves atop the NL East.
Righty Chris Bassitt takes the mound for the Mets, 8-7 with a 3.61 ERA. Bassitt’s just 2-5 at home, however. while the Mets are 12-8 in his 20 starts this season.
Pete Alonso leads the Mets in RBIs with 95 and 114 hits. New York has a batting average of .259 with an OBP of .330. The Mets are averaging 4.83 runs at home.
Reds vs Mets Head-to-Head
It’s the first meeting of the season after splitting six games in 2021.
Reds vs Mets Game Information
- Game: Reds (44-63) vs Mets (70-39)
- Location: Citi Field, Flushing, NY
- Day/Time: Monday Aug., 8th, 7:10 p.m. ET
- Reds vs Mets Live Stream: MLB.tv
Reds vs Mets Betting Odds
J. Dunn -R
|New York Mets
C. Bassitt -R
Reds vs Mets Prediction
The under is 4-0-2 in the last six games in New York between the Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets.
The under is a safe play in this contest, despite the starting pitching suggesting a fair amount of runs, With the Reds’ offense fare from lethal, perhaps nine runs it too high in this one.
Head to the BetUS Sportsbook to place a wager on the under for this one.