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New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates 07/18/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
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New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates 07/18/2021 – On Sunday, the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates will conclude their series from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Mets were expected to win their last game but the Pirates fought hard and won their third straight game. The Mets are still at the top of the NL East Division play despite their loss. New York is two-plus games ahead of the Phillies at the second. Pittsburgh Pirates are still at the bottom of the NL Central Division with a terrible record. The baseball betting websites have all the odds and lines available online for this exciting game.
New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates 07/18/2021
New York Mets
The New York Mets have won 47 games and dropped 42 in return. New York smashed seven runs from the plate in their last game and gave up nine to the Pirates. Pete Alonso is the leader in batting with an average of 253. Alonso is also the leader with 17 home runs and 49 RBIs. The other notable player from the plate is Francisco Lindor. The Mets are yet to name their starting pitcher in this game against the Pirates. New York will need to win several games to stay ahead of the Phillies.
Players to watch: F. Lindor SS (GP 87, AB 311, R 49, H 71, 2B 11, 3B 1, HR 11, RBI 36, TB 117, BB 41, SO 61, SB 8, AVG 0.228, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.376, OPS 0.702, WAR 2.1), D. Smith 1B (GP 84, AB 282, R 33, H 70, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 9, RBI 37, TB 108, BB 23, SO 76, SB 2, AVG 0.248, OBP 0.317, SLG 0.383, OPS 0.7, WAR 0.3).
Pittsburgh Pirates will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. The Pirates are nine games behind the Cardinals and are holding a 36-56 record on the season. Adam Frazier is the leader in batting with an average of .320. Frazier has an on-base percentage of .395. When it comes to home runs and RBIs Bryan Reynolds is the leader with 17 and 52. The Pirates will turn JT Brubaker to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 4-9 record on the season with an ERA of 4.47 and 88 Ks in total.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 90, AB 352, R 53, H 116, 2B 26, 3B 4, HR 4, RBI 31, TB 162, BB 33, SO 42, SB 5, AVG 0.33, OBP 0.395, SLG 0.46, OPS 0.856, WAR 2.7), B. Reynolds LF (GP 88, AB 321, R 51, H 98, 2B 21, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 52, TB 170, BB 42, SO 75, SB 3, AVG 0.305, OBP 0.391, SLG 0.53, OPS 0.921, WAR 3.4).
New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
New York Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets’ last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games.
New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates
The Mets will have no choice but to rebound and break their three-game losing streak. The best sportsbook is back in favor of the Mets to win this game and cover the spread. Look for New York to take out the Pirates with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Mets 7, Pirates 4.