posted on April 30, 2012 17:35
Mets vs. Astros Free MLB Pick
MLB NY Mets vs. Houston Picks for Monday, April 30, 2012
This is the first game of a three-game series. Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey takes on Bud Norris of the Astros. The first game starts at 8:05pmET on Monday from Houston.
Current Odds: The oddsmakers have installed the Mets as -113 favorites. The Mets are 13-9 overall and 11-11 Over/Under, while the Astros are 8-14 overall and 16-6 Over.
Line Moves: The Mets opened as a -110 favorite and moved to -113. The total has remained at 8 in most books.
ATS MLB FREE PICK, TRENDS & ANALYSIS: Take OVER 8 Houston/NY Mets: According to the latest MLB trends, the Over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings. Houston is 11-3 Over is 11 last 14 home games with the total set at 7.0-8.5, 20-6 Over last 26 overall, 10-3 Over last 13 home games, and 20-6 Over last 26 games as an underdog. NY Mets are 13-4 Over last 17 road games with the total set at 7.0-8.5, 21-8-1 Over last 30 road games vs. a right-handed starter and 36-15-1 Over is 36-15-1 last 52 road games. Dickey takes the mound for the Mets though the Astros have done well again the knuckleballer, last year winning 7-4 in their last game. Norris has really struggled this year, as Houston has gone over in 3 of his 4 starts. He’s also given up 29 hits in 24.2 innings. In his last three games, he has a 1.70 W WHIP and a 7.13 ERA. Dickey owns a 4.91 ERA in his last three starts. This should be a good nigh for both lineups.
ATS MONDAY MLB FREE PICK: OVER 8 Houston/NY Mets