Reds vs. Mets MLB Prediction
Winners of seven of their last 10 games, the Reds are hot and are looking to take down the Mets for a second straight day when the two teams continue their series at Citi Field on Saturday at 7:10 p.m. ET. Is the under the best bet on the board tonight in New York?
955 Cincinnati Reds (+111) at 956 New York Mets (-120); o/u 8.5
7:10 p.m. ET, Saturday, July 31, 2021
Citi Field, New York, NY
Cincinnati Reds DFS Notes
Joey Votto clubbed a solo homer off of Drew Smith in the sixth inning on Friday, marking the seventh consecutive game in which he has homered. In doing so, Votto becomes just the eighth player in MLB history to leave the yard in seven straight games. It's also a Reds franchise record. In those seven games, Votto has clubbed nine total home runs and is up to 21 on the season. The 37-year-old is slashing .278/.374/.563 to go with the aforementioned 21 bombs and 59 RBI.
New York Mets DFS Notes
Jeff McNeil went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in his return to the Mets lineup on Friday, but it wasn't enough to lead the Mets past the Reds. McNeil got the Mets on the board with a run-scoring double off of Sonny Gray in the first inning. With his two-hit attack, he's now hitting .280/.358/.396 with five homers, 24 RBI and a pair of stolen bases in 64 games.
Reds vs. Mets MLB Betting Prediction
The under is 6-2-2 in the last 10 meetings between these two teams and is 3-0-1 in the last four meetings at Citi Field. The under is also 15-5-2 in the Reds’ last 22 games coming off a win, is 5-2-1 in their last eight games as a road underdog and has cashed in five of their last seven games when facing a left-handed starter. On the other side, the under is 4-1-1 in the Mets’ last six games as a favorite, is 12-3 in their last 15 home games versus a left-handed starter and is 4-1-1 in their last six games when facing an opponent with a winning record.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: REDS/METS UNDER 8.5