Cincinnati Reds vs. New York Mets - BetMGM Sportsbook Promo and Prediction
August 8, 2022
Despite struggling this season, the Cincinnati Reds have been playing well recently. In 2022, Justin Dunn will make his MLB debut for the team. He spent the previous season with the Seattle Mariners.
The New York Mets have been playing well all season long. They are leading the NL East and will send Chris Bassitt to the mound to face the Cincinnati Reds. Bassitt threw seven scoreless innings against the Washington Nationals in his last game. The first pitch of the game is at 7:10 PM at Citi Field.
BetMGM predicts NY Mets to win the match with a Spread of -2.5 (-105) while Cincinnati Reds are at +2.5 (-115).
Why bet on New York Mets?
✅ Mets are 1st in National League East with a 70 - 39 record
✅ Pete Alonso leads the team with 29 home runs while batting at .283
✅ Mets have a Moneyline coverage of 70-39 and a record of 8-2 in the last 10 games.
|Teams:||Cincinnati Reds vs. New York Mets|
|When:||Monday, August 8, at 7:10 PM ET|
|Venue:||Citi Field, Queens|
|Betting Pick:||New York Mets to win Spread @ -2.5 (-105)|
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Cincinnati Reds vs. New York Mets
The Cincinnati Reds are currently 23rd in the league in team batting average at .689. They are also averaging 4.31 runs per game. One of the reasons why they are struggling is due to the offensive struggles of their shortstop Kyle Farmer, who has a .693 OPS but has been struggling at the plate. He has scored a rough 30 games, hitting .178 with a .294/.248 slash line and 13 RBI.
Due to the absence of Justin Dunn this season, we will be diving into the 2021 Baseball Savant page to analyze his various statistics. He has a good four-pitch arsenal that includes multiple sliders, changeups, and fastballs. He has faced the New York Mets once in his career and is expected to do well against them.
New York Mets
The New York Met has been one of the most offensive teams in the league all season long. They are currently eighth in league with a .739 team batting average and are scoring 4.8 runs per game. One of their key offensive players is Pete Alonso, who has been hitting well this season with a .910 batting average and 29 home runs. In the last 15 games, he has been hitting .393 with five home runs and 15 RBI.
According to the Baseball Savant page of Chris Bassitt, he has been performing well this season. He is currently in the 94th percentile when it comes to exit velocity, the 88th percentile when it comes to hard-hit percentage, and the 77th percentile when it comes to barrel percentage.
Bassitt uses a variety of different pitch types to attack the opposing team. One of these is his curve, his best pitch this season, and he has a .154 batting average.