CLICK TO JOIN

Remember me Reset Password

      

Yankees Mets Betting – Can Mets Keep Up In Subway Series?

Posted by Dale ‘Skip’ Lalonde on 5/20/2010 2:36:11 PM
yankees mets betting

The New York Yankees are battling for first place in the American League East. The New York Mets are in last place in the National League East. Clearly, the chance of a World Series between two teams connected by a subway ride is unlikely. Instead, we’ll get a taste of their regular season matchup as interleague play begins this weekend.

The Story Before You Bet The Yankees Or Mets

The New York Yankees have been one of the best teams in baseball this year but online betting fans know that right now, they are not at full strength. The Yankees are battling a ton of injuries right now, including a third of their regular lineup (Curtis Granderson, Jorge Posada and Nick Johnson). On top of that, the Yankees are already without Nick Swisher and Alfredo Aceves. That’s contributed to losses in five of their last eight games.

Meanwhile, MLB betting fans know that the Mets have been even worse and they don’t even have injuries to blame. They have lost seven of their last eight games and they are one of the worst-hitting teams in the Majors, even though they have the likes of Jose Reyes, Jason Bay and David Wright. Speaking of the latter, Wright leads the Majors with 55 strikeouts so far.

New York Yankees @ New York Mets
Javier Vazquez vs Hisanori Takahashi
Friday, 7:10 PM ET

One start after coming out of the bullpen, Javier Vazquez will get another start as he goes up against Hisanori Takahashi. Meanwhile, Takahashi will be making his first Major League start.

What does that add up to? Probably a high-scoring affair.

Vazquez has been rocked regularly as a Yankees starter, posting an ERA of 8.01 this season. Maybe facing a National League team will remind him of how well he pitched in there last year but he has been awful as a member of the Yankees staff this year.

As for Takahashi, he has been very effective out of the bullpen so far. He’s given up just nine earned runs in 26 innings pitched with 33 strikeouts and 14 walks.

It should be an interesting contest with some pitching dynamics in play on Friday night.

Pick: Bet the Mets
New York Yankees @ New York Mets
Phil Hughes vs Mike Pelfrey
Saturday, 7:10 PM ET

Saturday’s matchup between Hughes and Pelfrey is going to be a fantastic matchup as the two pitchers have been fantastic this year.

Combined, they are 10-1 while Hughes is fourth in the American League in earned run average.

Pelfrey’s 5-1 record is a bit misleading as he consistently gets good run support. In May, he’s just 1-1 and he’s given up 15 earned runs in his last four starts – 24.2 innings pitched – which brings his ERA this month to 5.58.

Meanwhile, Hughes is also coming off a rough outing where he gave up five earned runs in five innings against the Red Sox. The entire rest of the season, Hughes had given up just six earned runs in his other 39 innings pitched.

Look for Hughes to bounce back as he has been tough to beat all season.

Pick: Bet the Yankees
New York Yankees @ New York Mets
C.C. Sabathia vs Johan Santana
Sunday, 8:10 PM ET

In the feature matchup on Sunday night, the two teams from New York will send their aces to the mound and sports betting fans will be in for a treat.

Aside from two rough outings, Sabathia has been unhittable for the Yankees this year. Aside from one bad start against Detroit and Boston, Sabathia has given up just 12 earned runs in 49 innings pitched (2.20 ERA).

Meanwhile, Santana has been virtually the same. He had two bad outings, which resulted in 15 earned runs in 8.2 innings pitched, but in his other starts, Santana has allowed just eight earned runs in his other 47 innings pitched (1.53 ERA).

Expect a pitcher’s duel in this one and while the under might be the play, expect the Mets to earn at least one win in this series.

Pick: Bet the Mets

Archives

Twitter


↑ Back to page content
Media Logos

At BetOnline, our company’s guiding principle is to establish long-lasting, positive relationships with our customers. BetOnline is perfect for those who like to stay on top of all the latest sports & horse racing odds or play a few games in the online casino. We have built our reputation on giving our clients nothing but high-quality service and once you have worked with us, you will realize why we are regarded as a leader.

From our customer service to our cutting-edge technology, enticing contests and dedication to putting the best product out on the marketplace, BetOnline is always striving to improve and we take the wants and needs of our customers very seriously. We are always looking for suggestions to make our product better, and client input allows us to build a relationship that will last for a lifetime.

Trust is tough to create and it is even tougher to maintain, which is why we always keep the lines of communication open with our clients at BetOnline, and the best part is that it will not cost you a dime.

Head over to our world-famous sportsbook, where you will find live lines for all major sporting events, but that is not all because at BetOnline, you will also find the Betting Edge, which is a constant stream of advice from people that spend countless hours looking over trends and statistics, so you don’t have to. You get an honest and educated opinion for people that truly love sports, and we are always updating the section to keep you up on what’s happening in current in the world of sports.

The racebook is another fantastic section at BetOnline, as you can get a headstart on the Triple Crown season by reading over our articles to give you an idea of the winning horses. We don’t just focus on the Triple Crown at BetOnline; you can find information on races all year around and that will help you out when it comes time to watch the major thoroughbred horse races.

You can also check out our casino, where you can play the latest games powered by the latest technology. From poker to card games, slots and everything in between, we have you covered at BetOnline.

We have contests and promotions galore as BetOnline is all about what our clients want, so check it out and if you have any inquiries, never hesitate to get in touch with us. Betonline because your can!


↑ Back to top