New York Mets vs Houston Astros 6/19/2023 – The New York Mets are set to embark on a three-game interleague series against the Houston Astros as the 2023 Major League Baseball season continues on Monday, June 19. The Mets, who currently hold a 33-37 record, will be looking to bounce back from their 5-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, which ended their two-game winning streak. The upcoming matchup between the Mets and Astros will take place at Minute Maid Park, and the Houston Astros are predicted to win here according to the latest MLB betting trends.
New York Mets vs Houston Astros 6/19/2023
|When:||Monday, June 19, 8:10 PM EDT|
|Where:||Minute Maid Park.E|
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New York Mets
The New York Mets suffered a setback in their recent game, falling to a 33-37 record after a 5-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. This defeat ended their two-game winning streak and further exacerbated their struggles, as they have now lost 10 of their last 13 games. Currently in fourth place in the National League East, the Mets are 11 ½ games behind the division-leading Atlanta Braves.
Center fielder Brandon Nimmo is leading the offensive charge for the Mets, who boasts a .285 batting average and holds team highs in hits with 75 and on-base percentage with .380. With Pete Alonso sidelined due to injury, Francisco Lindor has stepped up as the leader in home runs with 12, leading the team in RBIs with 44. The formidable Max Scherzer will take the Mets mound on Monday as a right-handed pitcher with a 5-2 record, a 4.45 ERA, and 60 strikeouts.
The Mets try to build on their offense.
Despite the Mets’ recent struggles, their offense has shown signs of life, scoring 16 runs in their last three games and putting up four or more runs in 10 of their last 12 contests. However, they have difficulty translating those offensive outputs into wins, as they have lost seven of their last ten games when scoring four or more runs.
Alongside Brandon Nimmo, Jeff McNeil and Starling Marte have made significant contributions, combining 129 hits and 39 RBIs. As the Mets face the Houston Astros, Max Scherzer will be entrusted with leading the pitching staff. Scherzer’s season statistics are a 5-2 record, a 4.45 ERA, and 60 strikeouts. Notably, he holds an impressive career record against the Astros, with a 4-1 record, a 3.27 ERA, and 69 strikeouts.
Players to watch: Francisco Lindor SS (GP 71, AB 268, R 40, H 57, 2B 17, 3B 0, HR 13, RBI 45, TB 113, BB 26, SO 68, SB 7, AVG 0.213, OBP 0.294, SLG 0.422, OPS 0.715, WAR 1.6, Brandon Nimmo CF (GP 69, AB 268, R 39, H 77, 2B 12, 3B 4, HR 7, RBI 32, TB 118, BB 35, SO 68, SB 3, AVG 0.287, OBP 0.38, SLG 0.44, OPS 0.82, WAR 1.9
Houston is in a rough patch, losing eight of their last eleven games. The Astros are positioned second in the American League West, trailing the division-leading Texas Rangers by 4 ½ games.
Leading the offensive charge for Houston is second baseman Mauricio Dubon, who boasts a .290 batting average. Right fielder Kyle Tucker leads the team in hits with 70, while Alex Bregman takes the lead in home runs with nine. With Yordan Alvarez sidelined due to injury, Tucker steps up as the RBI leader with 40. As the Astros face the upcoming game on Monday, they will send Hunter Brown to the mound. The right-hander has compiled an impressive 6-3 record, with a 3.35 ERA and 83 strikeouts.
Houston steps up on their performance.
Despite their recent struggles, the Astros have shown glimpses of offensive prowess, scoring 11 runs in their last three games and producing four or more runs in five of their last ten contests. The team has won ten of their last thirteen games when scoring four or more runs.
Alongside Kyle Tucker’s contributions, Alex Bregman and Mauricio Dubon have combined for 131 hits and 55 RBIs, further fortifying Houston’s offensive capabilities. Taking the mound, Hunter Brown will rely on his 6-3 record, 3.35 ERA, and impressive 83 strikeouts to lead the Astros against their opponents. This will mark Brown’s first career game against the New York Mets.
Players to watch: Alex Bregman 3B (GP 71, AB 274, R 39, H 66, 2B 9, 3B 2, HR 9, RBI 40, TB 106, BB 39, SO 39, SB 2, AVG 0.241, OBP 0.339, SLG 0.387, OPS 0.725, WAR 1.2, Jose Abreu 1B (GP 70, AB 269, R 21, H 61, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 33, TB 84, BB 19, SO 70, SB 0, AVG 0.227, OBP 0.282, SLG 0.312, OPS 0.595, WAR -0.9
New York Mets vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
New York Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Mets’ last seven games.
NY Mets are 3-11 SU in their last 14 games.
NY Mets are 0-7 SU in their last seven games against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Mets’ last six games against an opponent in the American League.
NY Mets are 1-7 SU in their last eight games on the road.
NY Mets are 0-8 SU in their last eight games when playing on the road against Houston.
Houston is 1-4 SU in their last five games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last five games played on a Monday.
Houston is 2-5 SU in their last seven games at home.
Houston is 8-0 SU in their last eight games when playing at home against NY Mets.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston’s last seven games against an opponent in the National League East Division.
New York Mets vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
As the Houston Astros strive to bounce back from their recent losses, they confront a crucial matchup against the Mets. Their recent offensive success is a source of optimism, and they aim to capitalize on their scoring abilities. The New York Mets will emerge as the winners of this game as per the most recent baseball betting stats.
Score Prediction: Astros 5, Mets 2.