New York Mets vs. San Diego Padres Betting Pick
- Updated: July 20, 2014
Time: 4:10 PM EST Sunday July 20, 2014
Location: Petco Park, San Diego, California
The San Diego Padres host the New York Mets in a National League match up.
In their last games: In yesterday’s Game 2 in this 3 game series the Padres beat the Mets 6-0.
In yesterday’s game San Diego All-Star Tyson Ross threw 7 shutout innings in the Padres 6-0 win.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
The Mets are 1-4 in Zach Wheeler’s last 5 starts as a road underdog.
The Mets are 6-1 in Wheeler’s last 7 road starts facing a team with a losing record.
On the last 4 games between these 2 teams in San Diego the Over record is 3-0-1.
Pitching Match Up
New York: Zach Wheeler (5-8, 3.90 ERA)
San Diego: Odrisamar Despaigne (2-1, 1.35 ERA)
Money Line: Mets +107 / Padres -103
Run Line: San Diego -1.5 +200
Total Line: 6.5 Over -125
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
New York Mets 46-50 SU / O/U 44-41 / Run Line W/L 58-38
San Diego Padres: 41-55 SU / O/U 30-62 / Run Line W/L 41-55
Key Betting Trends
• NY is 4-0 in their last 4 overall.
• NY is 5-0 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record.
• NY has an Over record of 4-0 in their last 5 games.
• SD is 4-14 in their last 18 vs. a team with a losing record.
• SD is 1-6 in their last 7 overall.
• SD has an Under record of 8-1 in their last 9 vs. a team with a losing record.
Key Player Injuries
Matt Harvey Recovery from right elbow surgery on 60-day DL(3/30)
Jonathon Niese Strained left shoulder on 15-day DL(7/5)
Bobby Parnell Torn MCL, right elbow on 60-day DL(4/1)
Taylor Teagarden Strained left hamstring on 15-day DL(6/22)
Yonder Alonso Right wrist tendinitis on 15-day DL(6/17)
Everth Cabrera Strained left hamstring on 15-day DL(7/1)
Andrew Cashner Right shoulder soreness on 15-day DL(6/21)
Robbie Erlin Left elbow soreness on 60-day DL(5/18)
Jedd Gyorko Plantar fasciitis, left foot on 15-day DL(6/4)
Josh Johnson Strained flexor, right forearm on 60-day DL(3/21)
Casey Kelly Recovery from right elbow surgery on 60-day DL(3/21)
Cory Luebke Left elbow surgery – out for season on 60-day DL(3/7)
Troy Patton Left shoulder soreness on 60-day DL(6/14)
Joe Wieland Recovery from right elbow surgery on 60-day DL(3/21)
New York Mets vs. San Diego Padres
The NY Mets Zach Wheeler has looked real good in his last 3 holding the opposition to 1 run in three consecutive games. He had a mediocre outing early this season against the Padres allowing 4 earned runs in 5 innings. San Diego sends out Odrisamer Despaigne for his 5th lifetime start and he has been impressive in his previous 4 with a 0.98 WHIP and 1.35 ERA.
Take the UNDER 6.5