It’s been 2 weeks since the baseball betting season began and some teams are already showing their dominance. However, this week’s baseball betting pick will not be a battle of the titans. Instead, we take a look at the baseball matchup between the New York Mets and the Oakland Athletics! Thus, let’s take a look at what our experts have to say in their Mets vs Athletics Betting Pick.
In tonight’s baseball game, the Mets are travelling to the Oakland Coliseum to take on the Athletics. Despite being the visiting team, the sports betting sites are keeping the Mets as a -210 favorite. At moment, the public sentiment is that the Mets can overcome a 1.5 run line. However, keep in mind that the sportsbooks run line began at -172 to settle at -148 today.
Mets vs Athletics Baseball Betting Odds
New York Mets -210
Oakland Athletics +180
Over 8 at -110
Under 8 at -110
Mets vs Athletics Betting Prediction and Analysis for 04/14/2023
This weekend, baseball fans will be watching a lot of interleague matchups. However, the most intriguing one will probably be the Mets and Athletics matchups. This is because the Mets are coming into game one of this series at 7-6 while Oakland is currently at 3-10. Therefore, to many fans, this looks like it will be a blowout game.
The New York Mets are 3-4 on the road and won the series over the Padres. In addition, they had a chance to rest after defeating the Padres 5-2 last Wednesday. For the Mets, this was their fourth victory in 6 games and currently rank second in the NL East. During their last game, New York got three hits from Brandon Nimmo while Pete and Pham got 2 each.
Tonight, Koda Senga will be the starting pitcher for the Mets. He will be on the mound with a current 2-0 record, a 1.59 ERA and 1.06 WHIP over 11.1 innings
On the other hand, Oakland was barely able to avoid a sweep in their series against the Orioles. They were hoping to come on strong last night but fell short after losing 8-4 to Baltimore. According to the latest betting odds, this latest loss puts them in last place in the AL West. In addition, they are currently the worst team in the league.
While the season is just beginning, it is still a hard blow to get over. However, James Kaprielian will be pitching his third start of the season for the Athletics. He is 0-1 with an 11.19 ERA, a 1.966 WHIP, five walks and 11 strikeouts over 9.2 innings this season.
Mets vs Athletics Betting Pick
Game time: 04/14/2023 at 9:47 PM EDT
Bet on the New York Mets at -1.5
While the Mets are just two games behind Atlanta, they have been a disappointment this year in term of offense. At the moment, they rank 24 in runs this year with a 0.218 batting average. However, it should not be a problem against Oakland.
Without sounding too overconfident, te Mets will easily win this game. This is because the Athletics are not showing a lot of strength this year. In addition, the Mets have the pitching advantage for this matchup. Therefore, we predict the New York Mets will win and cover the spread with a final score of 4-1.