New York Mets vs Arizona Diamondbacks: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ

When: Saturday, June 1st at 10:10 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Mets TV/Radio: SNY, WCBS 880 AM. Diamondbacks TV/Radio: Fox Sports Arizona, 98.7 FM.

Team Notes

New York Mets

Injuries are beginning to take their toll on the Mets as they are scuttling at .500 with a 27-27 record through 54 games.

The Mets have a 20.6% chance to make the postseason and a 0.8% chance to win the World Series according to baseball-reference.com.

The Mets hold 20-1 odds to win the National League title and have fallen to 35-1 to win the 2019 World Series.

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Diamondbacks have been treading around .500 all season, but have a big run differential, signaling that positive regression is coming in the win department.

Arizona has a 37.3% chance to find the postseason in 2019 and a 1.0% chance to win the World Series crown.

The Diamondbacks are 20-1 to win the NL title and 40-1 to win the 2019 World Series.

Pitcher Notes

New York Mets: Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.71 ERA)

The 2018 Cy Young Winner wasn’t great in his last start against the Dodgers, allowing two earned runs in five innings. deGrom threw an inefficient 105 pitches in the five frames.

However, deGrom has been better in May, allowing .213 average, as opposed to the .266 he gave up in April.

  • deGrom has allowed a 2.92 ERA in May, after a 6.30 ERA in April.
  • deGrom has given up nine homers in 63 innings this season.
  • Opposing batters have struck out 77 times in 63 innings against deGrom.

Arizona Diamondbacks: Zack Greinke (6-2, 2.78 ERA)

Greinke has been spectacular this season, posting 73 strikeouts in 77.2 innings, while allowing just 68 baserunners in 2019.

In his last start, Greinke went into Coors Field and held the Rockies to one earned run over six innings.

  • Greinke has given up eight earned runs over his 33.2 innings in May.
  • The Diamondbacks starter has surrendered ten home runs this season.
  • Opposing hitters are batting .192 in May off the righty, after batting .190 in April.

Hitter Notes

New York Mets

The Mets are 17th in baseball in runs scored, averaging 4.65 runs per contest.

New York has had issues scoring runs on the road, plating just 4.27 runs away from Citi Field, good for 22nd in MLB.

  • C Wilson Ramos is 2 for 9 against Greinke in his career with one double and four strikeouts.
  • OF Carlos Gomez is 3 for 23 versus the Diamondbacks’ righty with one homer and four RBI.
  • 3B Todd Frazier is 4 for 24 with one home run and seven strikeouts against Greinke in his career.

Arizona Diamondbacks

At Chase Field, the Diamondbacks are 14th in MLB, scoring 4.71 runs per contest at home, against 5.5 runs on the road this season.

Arizona is 9th overall in baseball, scoring 5.18 runs per game. The average is good for 4th in the National League.

  • OF Jarrod Dyson is 2 for 5 with a two-RBI single off the Mets right-hander.
  • SS Ketel Marte is 0 for 3 off deGrom with one strikeout.
  • OF Adam Jones is 0 for 5 versus deGrom with one walk and one strikeout.

Roster Notes

New York Mets

  • OF Jeff McNeil has hamstring tightness and has been placed on the 10-day IL. He should be back next week when eligible to come off the IL.
  • INF Jed Lowrie is looking at another long rehab after transferring to the 60-day IL with a bad knee.
  • 2B Robinson Cano has a less severe quad strain and remains on the 10-day IL, with his return date unknown.

Arizona Diamondbacks

  • SP Luke Weaver has forearm tightness and could miss significant time with the injury.
  • OF David Peralta has shoulder inflammation and is on the 10-day IL.
  • 3B Jake Lamb has a strained quad and is likely to return in June.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Mets vs Diamondbacks here with 888Sport and BetStars. Find the latest odds below. 

Moneyline

SportsbookNY Mets ARI DiamondbacksLink
888Sport NJ-112-108
BetStars NJ-110-110 

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over 7.5 Under 7.5Link
888Sport NJ-106-115
BetStars NJ-105-118

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Run Line

SportsbookNY Mets -1.5ARI Diamondbacks +1.5Link
888Sport NJ+155-195
BetStars NJ-250+190 

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