New York Mets vs. Oakland Athletics – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Chris Bassitt aims for his 15th win of the campaign when the New York Mets (95-56) visit the Oakland Athletics (55-95) at 9:40 PM ET on Friday.

The Mets are a heavy away favorite (-231) versus the Athletics (+192). The scheduled starters are Bassitt (14-8) for the New York Mets, and Cole Irvin (9-11) for the Oakland Athletics. The matchup has an over/under set at 7 total runs.

Mets vs. Athletics Predictions

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Mets vs. Athletics Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • New York was the moneyline favorite for nine of its last 10 games, and went 5-4 in those matchups.
  • In their last 10 matchups, the Mets and their opponents combined to go over the run total five times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • New York’s ATS record is 5-5-0 over its past 10 games.

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  • Oakland has played as the underdog in 10 of its past 10 games and has gone 5-5 in those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Athletics and their opponents are 6-4-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Over its last 10 games, Oakland is 6-4-0 against the spread.

Mets vs. Athletics Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Chris Bassitt

  • The Mets are 17-11-0 against the spread when Bassitt starts.
  • The Mets are 15-5 in Bassitt’s 20 starts this season with New York as the moneyline favorite.
  • Bassitt’s team is 19-9 over his 28 starts.
  • Bassitt’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in 16 of 28 contests.

Projected starter: Cole Irvin

  • Irvin’s team is 13-14-0 against the spread in his starts this season.
  • His team has won 39.1% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (9-14).
  • Irvin’s team has an 11-16 record in his starts this season.
  • In games Irvin has started this season, the teams are 11-16-0 at hitting the over.

Mets Batting Leaders

  • Pete Alonso has racked up a team-best 37 home runs and 121 runs batted in.
  • Among hitters in baseball, Alonso ranks third in home runs and second in RBI.
  • Francisco Lindor is hitting .271 with 22 doubles, five triples, 25 home runs and 59 walks.
  • Lindor ranks 32nd in homers and seventh in RBI this season.
  • Lindor brings an eight-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .310 with a double, a triple, three home runs, three walks and eight RBI.
  • Brandon Nimmo is batting .264 with 28 doubles, seven triples, 14 home runs and 67 walks.
  • Jeff McNeil has a club-high .314 batting average.

Athletics Batting Leaders

  • Sean Murphy is batting .251 with 66 RBI, both of which are best among Oakland hitters this season.
  • Among all hitters in the majors, Murphy is 72nd in homers and 64th in RBI.
  • Tony Kemp has collected 111 hits this season and has an OBP of .314. He’s slugging .344 on the year.
  • Kemp is 230th among hitters in MLB in homers, and 163rd in RBI.
  • Kemp heads into this game on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .429 with a double, a triple, a home run, a walk and five RBI.
  • Seth Brown leads Oakland in home runs with 23. He’s driven in 62 runs and is slugging .441.
  • Chad Pinder has 79 hits and an OBP of .261 to go with a slugging percentage of .388 this season.

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