Interstate Game As Mets Take On Yanks
The New York Yankees and their fans feel like they put the New York Mets in their proper place with a 6-1 victory in Game 1 of this four-game series. This interstate and interleague rivalry is far from over, though, as this afternoon’s game offers up a marquee pitching match between two ace pitchers.
Matt Harvey will take the ball for the Mets. Harvey is 3-0 this season with a 3.50 ERA. In his last outing he was playing with flu-like symptoms and still picked up the win. He will be making his debut at Yankee stadium and baseball fans are anxious to see how the Yanks will react.
One way they will react his countering with an ace of their own in CC Sabathia. The left hander has a 4.35 but has yet to pick up a win this season. In his last outing he was able to hold the Tigers to just two runs over eight innings but the offense couldn’t get it done. Against the Mets, he is 3-1 with a 2.14 ERA over five starts.
The Mets are the favorites in this game with a -105 moneyline. The Mets are 11-1 straight up over 12 games with a 13-4 record.
The Yankees have won four straight games and are 7-1 straight up over their last eight.
The total for this game is set at 7 runs. The total was set during their first meeting. The series and the game was a PUSH for bettors. The Mets are four for five on the OVER, while the Yankees have gone over in five of their last six games.
The game starts at around 8 p.m. ET.