AAA’s VERY EARLY 10* RUN-LINE DESTRUCTION - 69-37 +$20,000 RUN-LINE STREAK!
San Francisco vs. NY Mets,
05/01/2016 13:10 EDT,
Score: 6 - 1
Point Spread: -1½/+179 NY Mets
This is a 10* RUN-LINE DESTRUCTION on the New York Mets.
Is Noah Syndergaard an “elite” pitcher in this league? His numbers are certainly impressive. While he’s not on the same level as a Chris Sale or Clayton Kershaw because of his road record (although he’s already 2-0 with a 0.69 ERA away from friendly confines this year), we would classify Syndergaard as an elite level hurler when he’s throwing at home. Madison Bumgarner used to be an elite level starter, but he’s taken one small step back from the top guys in the majors. Syndergaard should be a bigger fav in this spot in our opinion, which makes laying the 1.5 runs for the big plus money return too good to turn down today. New York is rolling, it will be going for its ninth straight win and will also be out to send a message to San Francisco with a series sweep. The Mets have also now won six in a row at Citi Field. Bumgarner (2-2, 3.64 ERA) gave up two runs off six hits over 6 2/3’s innings in a 5-4 victory over the soft-hitting Padres on Monday. Bumgarner has great numbers vs. the Mets over his career, but he didn’t even face them last year. Syndergaard (2-0, 1.69) struggled in his only start vs. the Giants as a rookie in 2015, but that was then and this is now. Note that Syndergaard posted a 7-2, 2.46 ERA home record last season and was 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA in all day games in 2015. Also note that he has not given up a home run in 26 2/3’s innings while stirking out 38. The combination of Syndergaard’s home dominance and the very real momentum that New York has at the plate right now make the METS on the RUN-LINE the savvy move in this contest.