Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Thursday April 16th, 2015. At 7:10 PM EST.
The (3-6) Miami Marlins of the National League East Division will travel to the “BIG APPLE” for a four-game set. Miami will play the (5-3) New York Mets also of the National League East in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Citi Field in Queens, New York. The Best Sports Handicapper believes Miami is has improved their roster, but it’s going to take time for them to gel. The New York Mets are going to be better than expert thinks this season. The opening betting line has Miami as a +105 road underdog; the betting total is at seven runs for Thursday’s game.
The 2015 Miami Marlins are on a two-game win streak. Miami beat Atlanta in the final game of their three-game series 6-2 on April 15th. The Marlins offense have scored thirty-four runs through the first nine games, 16 of the runs were at Atlanta. Second baseman Dee Gordon is the leader with a .378 batting average and has fourteen hits. Slugger Giancarlo Stanton leads the team with seven Runs Batted In. The Marlins finish their road trip on April 23rd at Philadelphia, before traveling back to South Florida. Miami will have Right Hander Jarred Cosart on the mound for game one of the 2015 baseball betting predictions four-game series at the New York Mets. Cosart is (0-1) with a 1.50 ERA. The Texas native went six innings on April 11th against Tampa Bay in a 2-0 home loss. Left Fielder Christian Yelich has missed the last two games and is questionable with a back injury. The Marlins are 9-1-1 the last eleven meetings between the teams. Sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore has the Miami Marlins at 25/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant.
The 2015 New York Mets are on a three-game winning streak and are trying to sweep at Philadelphia on Wednesday April 15th. The Mets have scored twenty-eight runs through eight games this season. Catcher Travis d’Arnaud has a team-leading .357 Batting Average. Third Baseman David Wright has eleven hits. The Mets are at home until the 23rd of this month and then they start an Interleague series at the Yankees. The Mets will send Right Hander Dillon Gee (0-1) with a 9.00 ERA to the Hill Thursday. Gee threw five innings in a 3-5 loss at Atlanta on April 11th. Wright is on the 15-day disabled list with a hamstring injury and is expected back early next month. The New York Mets are 2-8 their last ten baseball games on Thursday’s. The Washington Nationals are 7/2 to win the 2015 National League Championship.