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 May 21st, 2015. At 1:10 PM EST.
The (26-13) St.Louis Cardinals of the National League Central Division will be in the “BIG APPLE” for the finale of the four-game set. St.Louis will take on the (23-17) New York Mets of the National League East in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Citi Field in the Queens section of New York, New York. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the St.Louis Cardinals are in familiar territory; that is among the best teams in baseball. The New York Mets are expecting a lot of progress in 2015. The opening betting line has St.Louis as a +105 road underdog; the betting total is at seven runs for Thursday’s game.
The 2015 St.Louis Cardinals have dropped three of their last five MLB contests. The “RED BIRD” won game two of the current series 10-2 on Tuesday May 19th. St.Louis is on top in the NL Central with a four and a half game lead on the second-place Cubs. The Cardinals are 11-8 on the road this season. Third Baseman Matt Carpenter and Left Fielder Matt Holliday are the team leaders at the plate. St.Louis has a .268 team batting average. Cardinals pitching allows opponents a .305 on-base percentage. St. Louis will travel back to the “SHOW ME STATE” for a nine-game homestand starting on May 25th. Center Fielder Jon Jay is on the 15-day disabled list with a wrist injury. The betting odds under the total are 9-2 St.Louis last eleven on Thursday’s. The betting odds under the total are 8-3 the Cardinals last eleven baseball games as an underdog. The betting odds under the total are 9-1 the last ten meetings between the teams. The St.Louis Cardinals are 4-6 their last ten MLB Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total four times and staying under the betting odds total six. The St.Louis Cardinals will have the Left Handed Jaime Garcia, who is (0-0) with a 0.00 ERA to the pitchers mound. Garcia is making his first start of the season after being on the disabled list with a shoulder injury. He last pitched on June 20th, 2014. The betting odds over the total are 19-7-2 Philadelphia last twenty-eight on Thursday’s. Bovada.Lv has the St.Louis Cardinals at 9/2 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant.
The 2015 New York Mets have won three of their last four MLB contests. The team play the trend game of the series on Wednesday May 20th. The Mets are in a tie for the NL East lead with Washington. New York is 16-5 at home this season. Right Fielder Lucas Duda has a team-high .289 batting average, a.386 on-base percentage and forty-one hits. Shortstop Wilmer Flores has a team-leading six home runs. Daniel Murphy has twenty-two RBI’S, which leads the team. The Met have a .236 team batting average. New York pitching allows the opposition a .377 slugging average. The betting odds under the total are 7-2-1 the Mets last ten overall. The Mets travel to Pittsburgh for a three-game series on May 22nd. The New York Mets are 4-6 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total four times, staying under the betting odds total four and has two pushes. Right, Hander Jacob deGrom, who is (4-4) with a 3.21 ERA, will be on the hill for the fourth game of the series. The 6’4″ 185 pound Florida native went six innings, allowing five hits and a run his last start on May 16th, a 14-1 win over Milwaukee. The betting odds under the total are 9-1-1 the last eleven meetings. The betting odds under the total are 7-1 the last eight between the teams. The New York Mets are 8/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Championship.
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