Padres vs Mets 7/22/22 MLB Picks and Predictions
San Diego Padres vs New York Mets Picks and Predictions for this MLB game today on Friday Night July 22, 2022.
Padres vs Mets Odds:
This Friday Night, July 22nd at Citi Field, it’s the San Diego Padres vs New York Mets. This will be the first game of this three game series.
The MLB Odds listed on DraftKings have the Mets as a -175 moneyline favorite with the run line at +130. The total is currently sitting at 6.5 total runs.
San Diego Padres Game Preview:
The San Diego Padres come into this game 52-42 overall and 27-21 on the road this season. They’ll have their right hander Yu Darvish take the mound.
Darvish has a 8-4 overall record this season with an ERA of 3.41 and 100 strikeouts. In 7 career starts against the Mets, Darvish is 4-0 with a 2.76 ERA.
In his last start against the Diamondbacks, he allowed three runs and struck out nine over seven innings. San Diego is 2-6 straight up in their last 8 games when playing on the road against the New York Mets.
The total has gone under in 10 of the Padres last 15 games against an opponent in the National League.
New York Mets Game Preview:
The New York Mets come into this matchup still sitting at the top of the NL East at 58-35 overall and the fourth best home record in the league at 28-15.
The 37-year-old right hander Max Scherzer will get the start for this matchup. During his 11 starts in the first half of the season, he has an impressive 2.23 ERA and 90 strikeouts. In 16 career starts against the Padres, Scherzer has a 6-2 record with a 2.87 ERA.
In his last start before the all star break, he had a season high 11 strikeouts in 6 and one third innings in a no-decision against the Chicago Cubs.
The Mets are 4-1 straight up in their last 5 games. The under is 5-0 in New York’s last 5 home games against a right-handed starter.
MLB Picks and Predictions:
In this Padres vs Mets Friday Night baseball game, I’m going to lay that big juice and take the Mets Team Total to go over 3 runs at the -165 price.
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