Courtesy of OddsShark.com:
The Houston Astros and the New York Mets will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Citi Field.
The Astros will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Brett Myers in this game. Myers has a 9-7 record and a 3.08 ERA this season.
The Mets will counter Myers with ace Johan Santana. Lefthander Santana has a 2.94 ERA to go along with a 10-8 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Mets listed as 170-moneyline favorites versus the Astros, while the game's total has not yet been posted.
David Wright and Ruben Tejada went deep as the Mets defeated the Astros 2-1 on Friday. The Mets won that game as -150 favorites, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (7) set by sportsbooks.
Mike Pelfrey tossed eight scoreless innings, giving up eight hits in picking up the win for the Mets.
Nelson Figueroa was tagged with the Astros loss, giving up three hits and two runs over his seven innings.
Houston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Houston is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing NY Mets
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
NY Mets are 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
NY Mets are 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Houston
NY Mets are 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
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