Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Tuesday July 7th, 2015. At 10:15 PM EST.
The (42-41) New York Mets of the National League East Division will be in “NORTHERN CALIFORNIA”. For the second of a three-game series. New York will take on the (42-41) San Francisco Giants of the NL West in 2015 Baseball action. The teams will play at AT&T Park on the Bay in San Francisco, California. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the New York Mets are right where they are supposed to be. The Mets still have time to catch up with Washington in the Division. The San Francisco Giants are trying to get back to the postseason and defend their World Series title. The opening betting line has San Francisco as a -145 Home Favorite Against The Spread. The betting odds total is seven runs for Tuesday’s game.
The 2015 New York Mets have won two of three and plays the first game at San Francisco on July 6th. The Mets are second in the Division, four and a half games out of first-place. The Mets are 13-27 on the road this season.
*Shortstop Wilmer Flores leads the offense with a .258 batting average and has thirty-eight RBI S.
*Right Fielder Curtis Granderson leads the batting order with thirteen homers and has seventy-six hits.
*The Mets have a .358 slugging percentage.
*Starting Pitcher Jacob deGrom leads the rotation with a 2.30 earned run average and has one hundred and two strikeouts.
*Relief Pitcher Jeurys Familia has twenty-two saves to his credit.
*The Mets pitching averages 7.97 strikeouts per nine innings.
*Toronto will finish out the first half of the season at Arizona on Friday July 10th.
*Notable injuries: Third Baseman David Wright is still on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury.
*The betting odds under the total are 8-2 the Mets last ten as underdogs.
*The betting odds under the total are 14-5 the Mets last nineteen overall.
*The New York Mets are 6-4 their last ten Baseball Betting Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total four times and staying under the betting odds total six.
*The New York Mets will have Right Hander Bartolo Colon. Who is (9-6) with a 4.55 earned run average on the pitchers mound for game two of the series? The Altamira native went seven innings, giving up three hits and no runs his last start on July 1st, a 2-0 no decision to the Cubs.
*Bovada.Lv lists the New York Mets at 14/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Crown.
The 2015 San Francisco Giants are slumping, losing six in a row. The Giants are second in the NL West, four games from the top spot. San Francisco is 21-20 at AT&T Park this season.
*Catcher Buster Posey leads the batting order in home runs and runs batted in.
*Second Baseman Joe Panik has a team-high ninety-three hits.
*The Giants offense have hit sixty-eight homers this season.
*Starting Pitcher Madison Bumgarner leads the staff with eight wins, a 3.34 era and has one hundred and fourteen strikeouts.
*Relief Pitcher, Santiago Casilla has a team-high twenty saves.
*Notable injuries: Outfielders Hunter Pence and Nori Aoki are on the disabled list.
*The Giants close out the first half of the season with a homestand against Philadelphia.
*The Giants are 8-3 their last eleven baseball games on Tuesday’s.
*San Francisco is 9-2 the last eleven between the teams.
The San Francisco Giants are 3-7 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total eight times and staying under the betting odds total twice.
*Right Hander Matt Cain, who is (0-1) with a 9.00 earned run average, will be on the hill. The 6’3″ 230 pound Dothan, Alabama native went five innings, giving up seven hits and five runs his last start, a 5-4 loss at Miami on July 2nd.
*The San Francisco Giants are 6/1 to win the 2015 MLB NL Pennant.