New York Mets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/16/2022

by | Apr 15, 2022

The New York Mets (5-2) and Francisco Lindor (2 HR in his last game) are favored (-157) on the moneyline for their matchup with the Arizona Diamondbacks (2-5) on Saturday at 1:10 PM ET. New York’s Carlos Carrasco gets the start, and he’ll go against Arizona’s Zac Gallen.

New York Mets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Mets vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Mets -157 +135 7.5 -117 -103 -1.5 +131 -155

Computer Predictions for Mets vs. Diamondbacks

Our computer pick: Arizona Diamondbacks (+135) and Over (7.5)

Mets vs. Diamondbacks Game Info

  • New York Mets probable starting pitcher: Carlos Carrasco
  • Arizona Diamondbacks probable starting pitcher: Zac Gallen
  • Game Day: Saturday, April 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:10 PM ET
  • Location: Queens, New York
  • Stadium: Citi Field

New York Mets vs Arizona Diamondbacks Pitching Matchup

Carrasco Gallen
1 GS 0
0-0 W-L 0-0
1.59 ERA
5.2 IP 0
0 BB 0
5 SO 0

Mets Starter Carlos Carrasco

  • Carrasco (0-0) gets the start for the Mets, his second of the season.
  • In his most recent time out on Sunday, the right-hander threw 5 2/3 innings against the Washington Nationals, allowing one earned run while surrendering two hits.
  • He has a 1.59 ERA and 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings while opponents are batting .105 against him over his one appearances this season.
  • He will face off against a Diamondbacks offense that ranks last in MLB with 28 total hits (on a .135 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .250 (30th in MLB) with six total home runs (16th in MLB).

Diamondbacks Starter Zac Gallen

  • Gallen has been named the starter for the Diamondbacks and will make his first start this season.
  • The 26-year-old righty last pitched Sunday, Oct. 3 against the Colorado Rockies, tossing six innings as the starter.
  • He ended last season with a 4.30 ERA and a 1.294 WHIP in 23 games, finishing with a 4-10 record.
  • The Mets rank seventh in MLB with a .254 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks sixth in the league (.418) and nine home runs.

Mets Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Mets have been favorites in five games this season and won four (80%) of those contests.
  • New York has played as a favorite of -157 or more once this season and won that game.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 61.1% chance of a victory for the Mets.
  • Games involving New York have gone over the total set by bookmakers in two of seven chances this season.
  • In seven games with a spread this season, the Mets are 6-1-0 ATS.

Diamondbacks Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Diamondbacks came away with 39 wins in the 137 contests they were listed as the underdogs in last season.
  • Last season, Arizona came away with a win 20 times in 82 chances when named as an underdog of +135 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Diamondbacks have an implied victory probability of 42.6% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Arizona’s games went over the total in 88 of its 159 opportunities.
  • In 116 games with a line last season, the Diamondbacks had a mark of 56-60-0 against the spread.

Mets Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Lindor has left the yard three times this season, the highest mark on the Mets, while hitting .308 with seven RBI.
  • Lindor’s home runs rank him second in MLB, and he ranks ninth in RBI.
  • Lindor has collected a hit in six games in a row. During his last seven outings he is batting .308 with two doubles, three home runs, six walks and seven RBI.
  • Pete Alonso has put up 12 runs batted in to lead his team.
  • Alonso ranks 11th in home runs and second in RBI on the year.
  • Alonso enters this game looking for his third game in a row with a hit. In his last five games he is batting .235 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and eight RBI.
  • Starling Marte has a home run while hitting .269.
  • Eduardo Escobar is batting .238 with three doubles, a triple and six walks.
Francisco Lindor 7 .308 .438 .731 3 7 8
Pete Alonso 7 .269 .344 .577 2 12 7
Starling Marte 6 .269 .321 .385 1 5 7
Eduardo Escobar 6 .238 .407 .476 0 2 5
Robinson Canó 4 .200 .250 .400 1 1 3

Diamondbacks Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Cooper Hummel has a home run and seven walks while batting .167.
  • Among all hitters in the big leagues, Hummel ranks 43rd in homers and 79th in RBI.
  • Christian Walker has collected a team-high two home runs.
  • Walker ranks 11th overall in homers and 121st in RBI this year.
  • Seth Beer paces the Diamondbacks with five runs batted in.
  • Ketel Marte is batting .160 with two doubles and two walks.
Cooper Hummel 7 .167 .474 .417 1 3 2
Christian Walker 7 .136 .296 .409 2 2 3
Seth Beer 6 .294 .333 .529 1 5 5
Ketel Marte 7 .160 .267 .240 0 2 4
David Peralta 7 .160 .250 .360 1 2 4

Betting Tips for Mets vs. Diamondbacks

After digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup, our best bet is the Diamondbacks on the moneyline at +135. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 7.5 runs.

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