MLB Picks: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. New York Mets

Jeff GrantContributor IJuly 3, 2013

MLB Picks: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. New York Mets

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    The New York Mets are averaging 4.9 runs over their last 10 games, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Wednesday as they continue a series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field.

    Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Mets are minus-168 home favorites in the pro baseball odds, while the total sits at seven in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this National League matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

Arizona Diamondbacks

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    The Arizona Diamondbacks have lost five games in a row, including a 9-1 setback to the New York Mets as minus-140 road favorites Tuesday night.

    Diamondbacks starting pitcher Randall Delgado is 0-2 with a 4.05 ERA in four games this season.

New York Mets

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    The New York Mets have won six of their last 10 games overall, with the offense averaging 4.9 runs over that span.

    Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey is 7-1 with a 2.00 ERA in 17 starts this season—leading the National League with 132 strikeouts.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the New York Mets in the first five innings as one of their MLB picks Wednesday, as they've won six of their last eight overall meetings with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

    MLB Pick: New York Mets minus-165 First Five Innings

     

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