New York Betting Preview: Behind Alonso’s Power, Mets Remain Solid Wager

New York Betting Preview: Behind Alonso’s Power, Mets Remain Solid Wager
By Lou Monaco
Fact Checked by Pat McLoone

New York sports bettors don’t have to worry about the New York Mets on Monday.

After a 2-3 road trip, the Mets have a much-needed day off before opening a brief five-game homestand Tuesday.

The Mets start with two games against the Houston Astros. Last week the Astros beat the Mets twice, by scores of 8-2 and 5-3.

With the Mets sporting an impressive 24-10 home record, Carlos Carrasco (8-3, 4.42 ERA) takes the hill Tuesday night (SNY, TBS, 7 p.m.). The Astros will start Luis Garcia (5-5, 3.68 ERA).

MLB betting info for Tuesday’s game will be provided later Monday.

New York has won six of its last 10 games and is coming off a five-game road trip that ended with a 3-2 loss at the Miami Marlins on Sunday. The Mets took the other two games in the series.

Pete Alonso is having another fabulous season for the Mets. He is batting .281 and is leading the National League with 22 home runs and 69 RBI. 

The Metropolitans (47-27, .635) currently lead the National League East Division by five games over the surging Atlanta Braves (42-32, .568) and eight games over the Philadelphia Phillies (39-35, .527).

Monday MLB Futures Updated

BetMGM Sportsbook New York updated its future odds for Major League Baseball teams on Monday, and the Mets are right there among the league’s elite.

You also can find updates and the best New York sports betting promo codes at EmpireStakes.com.

The Mets have the second highest amount of wins in MLB, trailing only the other New York team, the Yankees.

The Mets are currently a -225 moneyline favorite (20.6% of tickets, 43.5% handle) to win the National League East Division, after opening the season at +140. The Braves are right behind them at +200 (22.7% tickets and handle). The Braves opened the season to win the NL East at +160. 
 
After opening the season at +550, New York is now at +325 (21.3% tickets, 22.2% handle) to win the National League pennant, second only to the Los Angeles Dodgers at +210 (14.8% tickets, 13.8% handle). The Braves are next at +600, followed by the San Diego Padres at +650.

The Mets (opened the season at +2000) and Astros (opened at +800) are currently tied for third to win the World Series at +650, with the Mets at 11% tickets and 13.7% handle and Astros at 4.6% tickets, 6.5% handle.

Both teams are right behind both the Dodgers (11.9% tickets, 13.8% handle) and Yankees (14.8% tickets, 21.9% handle) at +450 each.

Caesars Sportsbook New York lists the Mets at -210 to win the NL East, +350 to take home the NLCS (second only to the Dodgers at +225) and +700 to win the Fall Classic, fourth behind the Yankees (+430), Dodgers (+450) and Astros (+650).

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Lou Monaco
Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.
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Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.
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