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Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets Betting Pick

The Arizona Diamondbacks and New York Mets are set to start the first of a four game series at Citi Field on Thursday. The Diamondbacks are 25-30 on the season. They have lost three straight games, all to the Rangers. They have dropped to fourth place in the National League West.

For New York, they are 22-33 on the season. The Mets have lost three straight as well, all to the Dodgers. New York is in fourth place in the National League East.

This game has the Arizona Diamondbacks at -120 over the New York Mets.

Arizona Diamondbacks

Zac Gallen is going to get the baseball for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Gallen comes into the game with a 5-4 record on the season and a 3.12 earned run average. The righthander has thrown 57.2 innings this season, and struck out 60 batters. Gallen has allowed six homeruns in 10 starts this season.

In the 6-1 loss on Wednesday, Arizona pounded out nine hits. Three of them came from Corbin Carroll. The Diamondbacks have been looking to get the second year center fielder on track. He is hitting just .194 on the season. Joc Pederson is up to .306, but in limited time for Arizona.

Christian Walker and Ketel Marte are the top home run hitters for Arizona. They both have ten on the season. Marte also leads the team in doubles with 12. The Diamondbacks as a team are hitting .243, which is 14th in the league. Arizona is scoring 4.6 runs per game.

New York Mets

For the New York Mets, Christian Scott is going to get the start. The 24 year old has made four starts this season. He is 0-2 on the season with a 3.97 earned run average. Scott has struck out 21 batters, and walked 5 over his four starts.

It was a tough three game series at home against the Dodgers. The Mets were outscored in the series 18-5. The Mets offense has dropped to 21st in all of Major League Baseball in runs scored, with 4.1 per game. The team is hitting .231 on the season as well.

The top hitters for the Mets have been Francisco Lindor and Pete Alonso. Lindor has 8 homeruns, while Marte has clubbed 12. New York’s Jeff McNeil is among the leaders on the team with 10 doubles.

Arizona wins Opener

We like the Arizona Diamondbacks to win this game. We got the talented Gallen against a youngster, Scott, in this game. Gallen is tough, and is going to be tough on the Mets here. When we go to bet on this game, we are going to take the road team, with the ace on the mound.

Our final bet for this game on Thursday is the Arizona Diamondbacks – over the New York Mets. Enjoy the game!

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