15th August 2016
The Arizona Diamondbacks will try to be nasty hosts on Monday when the New York Mets pay a visit to Chase Field.
Bartolo Colon gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the New York Mets on Monday; he’s 10-6 on the season. The Arizona Diamondbacks, meanwhile, will counter with Robbie Ray, who will be looking to improve on his 5-11 mark.
The Arizona Diamondbacks sport a record of 48-69 heading into this matchup, while the New York Mets sit at 59-58 on the season.
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has baseball’s No. 17-rated offensive output, at 9.13 hits per game. The New York Mets average 7.84 hits per game, good for No. 30 on the list.
New York brings the No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Diamondbacks’s No. 30-ranked defense.
Pick: Mets +1 1/2