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Mets Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 5/9/2021

The New York Mets (15-13) will try for a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks (15-18) on Sunday at Citi Field. The Mets lead 2-0, and are favored (-315) against the underdog Diamondbacks (+255) in the matchup, which starts at 1:10 PM ET. New York has Jacob deGrom starting things off, and Arizona counters Riley Smith.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 9, 2021, 6:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Mets vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

deGrom (NYM) Pitcher Smith (ARI)
2 – 2 W/L 1 – 1
35.0 IP 22.0
0.51 ERA 4.91
0.570 WHIP 1.500
15.2 K/9 4.5
1 BB/9 2.9

Mets Probable Starter Jacob deGrom

  • deGrom makes the start for the Mets, his sixth of the season. He is 2-2 with a .51 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 35 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Wednesday, April 28 against the Red Sox, when the righty tossed six innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • The opposing Diamondbacks offense has a collective .238 batting average, and is sixth in the league with 271 total hits and fourth in MLB action with 160 runs scored. They have the 12th-ranked slugging percentage (.401) and rank 13th in home runs (40) in all of MLB.
  • The Mets have been favored on the moneyline in five of deGrom’s starts this season, and they went 2-3 in those matchups.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 9, 2021 at 6:12 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs deGrom

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Asdrúbal Cabrera 11 .182 2 0 0 .250 .614
Nick Ahmed 8 .125 1 0 0 .125 .375
Christian Walker 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Eduardo Escobar 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
David Peralta 5 .200 1 0 1 .167 .367
Stephen Vogt 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Josh Rojas 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Josh VanMeter 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Carson Kelly 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Riley Smith

  • Smith (1-1) will take to the mound for the Diamondbacks and make his fourth start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed five hits in five innings pitched against the Marlins on Tuesday.
  • The Mets are batting .233 this season, 16th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .352 (28th in the league) with 22 home runs.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 3-3.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 9, 2021 at 6:12 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mets Betting Trends

  • The Mets score an average of 3.1 runs per home game and 3.8 per contest away from Citi Field.
  • The Mets have the No. 30 offense in baseball scoring 3.5 runs per game (97 total runs).
  • The Mets have been the moneyline favorite 19 total times this season. They’ve finished 10-9 in those games.
  • New York has never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -315 or shorter.
  • In the 28 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for New York, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 10 times (10-17-1).
  • New York has a 3-2 record over the five games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.

Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have scored the fourth-most runs in the league this season with 160.
  • They’ve scored 4.4 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 5.8 at home.
  • This season, the Diamondbacks have won 12 out of the 28 games, or 42.9%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Arizona has not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +255 odds on them winning this game.
  • Arizona’s games have gone over the total in 17 of their 33 chances.
  • Arizona has played as the underdog in six of its past 10 games and lost each of those contests.

Mets Players to Watch

  • Pete Alonso has a team-best five home runs and 17 runs batted in.
  • Alonso is not in the top 25 in SLG and OBP among qualified batters in MLB.
  • Michael Conforto is hitting .226 with six doubles, two home runs and 17 walks.
  • Conforto does not rank in the top 25 in home runs and hits among the qualified batters in MLB.

Mets Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Francisco Lindor 100 .190 14 2 6 .311 .581
Pete Alonso 100 .260 17 5 17 .359 .829
Dominic Smith 96 .219 6 2 10 .255 .578
Michael Conforto 93 .226 9 2 10 .368 .723
Jeff McNeil 88 .227 13 3 8 .327 .691
James McCann 77 .208 2 1 7 .274 .521
Jonathan Villar 59 .237 6 1 7 .318 .691
Kevin Pillar 55 .236 7 2 5 .276 .658
Tomás Nido 18 .278 3 1 3 .381 .937
Albert Almora Jr. 17 .059 1 0 0 .111 .170

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • Carson Kelly leads Arizona with a .329 batting average. He’s also hit six homers and has 18 RBI.
  • David Peralta leads Arizona in runs batted in with 23 while batting .270 with three homers.
  • Among qualified hitters, Peralta ranks 12th in RBI in the league.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Eduardo Escobar 124 .226 19 7 18 .281 .741
David Peralta 115 .270 15 3 23 .323 .775
Pavin Smith 112 .268 14 3 11 .305 .751
Asdrúbal Cabrera 98 .255 16 2 12 .368 .756
Nick Ahmed 84 .190 6 0 4 .227 .453
Josh Rojas 83 .277 16 5 11 .355 .861
Carson Kelly 70 .329 13 6 18 .474 1.088
Tim Locastro 62 .226 8 1 3 .324 .598
Christian Walker 56 .196 7 1 4 .270 .538
Josh VanMeter 52 .173 8 1 5 .306 .594

Mets vs Diamondbacks Player Props

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