Yankees vs Mets Matchup

At 7:10 PM ET, the Yankees and Mets face off in an interleague matchup. This one is being played at Citi Field in New York, NY, and the Yankees are the favorites on the money line (-152). The Mets are 38-39, while the Yankees have the best record in the AL East (52-29).

Wednesday's forecast in New York calls for overcast skies and temperatures in the low 90s. AMZP is carrying this one on TV, and the over/under line is currently at 8.5 runs. Luis Gil is starting for the Yankees, while the Mets have Sean Manaea on the mound. New York is on a two-game winning streak, and the Yankees have lost two straight.

New York vs. New York Matchup At A Glance

  • Teams: Yankees at Mets
  • Where: Citi Field New York
  • Date: Wednesday, June 26th
  • Betting Odds NYY -152 | NYM +128 O/U 8.5

Yankees vs Mets Last Game Recap

New York picked up a 9-7 win over the Yankees in the most recent game of this series. The Mets had a two-run lead going into the 8th inning, and the Yankees could only muster one run in the 9th. Heading into the game, the Mets were at +122 on the money line.

David Peterson got the start for the Mets, going just 4 1/3 innings while giving up one run and striking out eight. Dedniel Núñez got the win out of the bullpen. Gerrit Cole had a rough outing for the Yankees, giving up six runs in four innings of work.

At the plate, the Mets were led by Mark Vientos, who homered twice and went 2/4 with two RBIs. Harrison Bader also had a two-hit game and drove in three runs. For the Yankees, Aaron Judge hit a home run and went 2/3 with five RBIs.

Yankees Preview

Overall, the Yankees have struggled recently, losing two straight games and going 3-7 in their last 10. They are currently 1st in the AL East, holding a 2-game lead over the Orioles.

On the road, the Yankees have a run line record of 26-17, and their games have averaged 8.7 runs per game this season. When the over/under line is 8.5 runs, their O/U record is 19-14. Heading into today's game, the Yankees have a run line losing streak of 3 games on the road and have failed to cover the run line in 2 straight games as favorites.

New York is sending right-hander Luis Gil to the mound today vs. the Mets. He has made 15 starts this season and has a record of 9-2. Gil's ERA is an impressive 2.77, and he is coming off a rough outing in which he gave up seven earned runs in 1 1/3 innings of work. Before that outing, he had gone three straight starts without giving up a home run. Gil's batting average allowed this season is .160, and his ERA at home is 7.4 compared to 2.75 on the road.

Anthony Volpe has been a nice surprise for the Yankees this season, as he is hitting .270 and has gone deep six times. Aaron Judge and Juan Soto are the top power threats in the lineup, as Judge leads the MLB in homers (29) and Soto is 6th in the league with 19 long balls. Judge has also driven in 75 runs, which is the best mark in the league.

As a team, the Yankees are 4th in the league in runs per game (5) and have been even better on the road, averaging 5.3 runs per contest. They are also one of the best home run hitting teams in the MLB and have the league's best team walk rate.

Mets Preview

New York has been the best team in the NL East over the last 10 games, going 8-2, and they've won five straight series. The Mets are 38-39 overall and trail the Phillies by 13 games in the NL East.

On the run line, the Mets are 36-41 this season, with a 15-27 record at home and 21-14 on the road. Their games have averaged 9.4 runs, and their over/under record is 39-36. The O/U record for games with an 8.5 run total is 10-9.

Left-hander Sean Manaea gets the start for the Mets today as he faces the Yankees at home. He has made 14 starts this season and has a record of 4-3 with an ERA of 4.16. Manaea's WHIP for the season is 1.29, and opponents are batting .229 off him this year. In his last outing, Manaea finished with a no-decision, giving up three earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of work. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Manaea has allowed at least one homer in four straight outings.

Brandon Nimmo has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 7/24 in his last six games with four homers and seven RBIs. Overall, he is batting .245 for the season and is 3rd on the team with 46 RBIs. Nimmo also comes into the game on a 10-game hitting streak. Francisco Alvarez is also swinging a hot bat, going 9/19 in his last six games, with two homers and four RBIs.

As a team, the Mets are 8th in the league in runs per game at 4.7. They have been even better on the road, averaging 5.7 runs per contest. Overall, they are 5th in homers and have the league's 10th best team batting average. Pete Alonso leads the team with 16 homers and is 2nd on the club with 43 RBIs.

Yankees vs. Mets Prediction: Mets ML +128

Our predicted score for this Yankees vs. Mets game is 6-5 in favor of the Mets. With the Mets at +128 on the money line, we see this as a great opportunity to take advantage of the higher payout.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Luis Gil finishing with six strikeouts, which is higher than Mets starter Sean Manaea, who we have finishing with five K's.

Offensively, the Yankees are projected to finish with nine hits compared to the Mets with eight. However, the Yankees are only projected to finish with the sixth most runs in the league today.

For the Mets, they are predicted to finish with the eighth most home runs in the league today.

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