Mets vs. Mariners Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 5/14/2022

by | May 14, 2022

The New York Mets will look to pick up their 23rd win of the season when they take on the Seattle Mariners (15-18) Saturday. The game begins at 7:10 PM ET, with the Mets listed as -168 favorites on the moneyline. Chris Bassitt starts for New York while George Kirby is Seattle’s starter for the contest.

Mets vs. Mariners Spread and Betting Line

Mets vs Mariners Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Mets -168 +144 7.5 +102 -123 -1.5 +129 -154

Computer Predictions for Mets vs. Mariners

Our computer pick: Seattle Mariners (+144) and Over (7.5)

Mets vs. Mariners Game Info

  • New York Mets probable starting pitcher: Chris Bassitt
  • Seattle Mariners probable starting pitcher: George Kirby
  • Game Day: Saturday, May 14, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Queens, New York
  • Stadium: Citi Field

New York Mets vs Seattle Mariners Pitching Matchup

Bassitt Kirby
6 GS 1
4-2 W-L 0-0
2.45 ERA 0.00
36.2 IP 6.0
9 BB 0
38 SO 7

Mets Starter Chris Bassitt

  • The Mets will send Bassitt (4-2) to the mound to make his seventh start of the season. He is 4-2 with a 2.45 ERA and 38 strikeouts through 36 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent outing on Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies, the right-hander threw 5 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run while surrendering five hits.
  • The 33-year-old has a 2.45 ERA and 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings in six games this season, while giving up a batting average of .197 to his opponents.
  • Bassitt is trying to collect his fifth quality start of the season.
  • Bassitt will look to extend a seven-game streak of lasting five or more innings (he’s averaging 6.0 innings per appearance).
  • He meets a Mariners offense that ranks 19th in the league with 127 runs while batting .227 as a unit. It has a collective .364 slugging percentage (18th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 31 home runs (11th in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 33-year-old’s 2.45 ERA ranks 15th, .955 WHIP ranks 12th, and 9.3 K/9 ranks 21st.

Mariners Starter George Kirby

  • Kirby heads to the mound for the Mariners to make his second start of the season, seeking his first win.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Sunday, when he threw six scoreless innings while allowing four hits against the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • He has an ERA of .00, a strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of .667 in one games this season.
  • The Mets rank seventh in MLB with 148 runs scored this season. They have a .251 batting average this campaign with 27 home runs (22nd in the league).

Mets Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Mets have entered the game as favorites 30 times this season and won 20, or 66.7%, of those games.
  • New York has a record of 4-2 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -168 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 62.7% chance of a victory for the Mets.
  • New York and its opponents have hit the over in 14 of their 35 games with a total this season.
  • In 34 games with a spread this season, the Mets are 21-13-0 ATS.

Mariners Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Mariners have won in eight, or 36.4%, of the 22 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • Seattle has been listed as an underdog of +144 or more on two occasions this season and split those games.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Mariners have a 41% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Seattle and their opponents have hit the over in 16 of their 33 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Mariners have posted a record of 17-16-0 against the spread this season.

Mets Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Pete Alonso is the Mets best power hitter, launching eight long balls this season in addition to collecting 28 RBI, both team highs.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Alonso ranks 50th in batting average, 56th in on-base percentage, and 25th in slugging.
  • Francisco Lindor is batting .229 with six doubles, five home runs and 14 walks.
  • Lindor is 34th in homers and 31st in RBI among all batters in MLB.
  • Brandon Nimmo is hitting .301 with five doubles, a triple, three home runs and 20 walks.
  • Nimmo will look to build on his nine-game hitting in this game. In his last 10 games he is batting .371 with two doubles, eight walks and two RBI.
  • Jeff McNeil has a club-leading .318 batting average.
Pete Alonso 34 .271 .342 .496 8 28 35
Francisco Lindor 34 .229 .313 .389 5 19 30
Brandon Nimmo 29 .301 .419 .456 3 9 31
Jeff McNeil 32 .318 .385 .436 1 12 35
Starling Marte 31 .246 .295 .362 3 20 32

Mariners Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Ty France has sent home a team-leading 25 runs batted in.
  • France’s home run total puts him 34th in MLB, and he ranks seventh in RBI.
  • France has collected a hit in three straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .333 with a double, two walks and four RBI.
  • J.P. Crawford is hitting .330 to lead the lineup.
  • Crawford ranks 57th in homers and 132nd in RBI among all hitters in the big leagues.
  • Adam Frazier has eight doubles, a triple, a home run and 14 walks while batting .264.
  • Eugenio Suarez has swatted a team-high six long balls.
Ty France 33 .326 .401 .473 5 25 42
J.P. Crawford 31 .330 .414 .523 4 11 36
Adam Frazier 32 .264 .343 .368 1 13 33
Eugenio Suárez 32 .203 .304 .424 6 18 24
Jesse Winker 33 .207 .316 .276 1 10 24

Betting Tips for Mets vs. Mariners

Our best bet is the Mariners on the moneyline at +144 after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will over the total of 7.5 runs.

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