Bet Mets vs Marlins Odds in Puerto Rico – 7:10pm EST

January 20, 2011
Florida Marlins
by Loren Javier

The New York Mets take on the Florida Marlins in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Tuesday night at 7:10pm EST from Hiram Bithorn Stadium. Online sportsbooks have the Mets -121 favorites in MLB betting odds vs the Marlins +111 with the over/under total sitting at 10 OVER (-115). The Marlins will send lefthander Nate Robinson to the mound in this home contest with a 5-6 record this year in MLB predictions and 5.15 ERA while the Mets will counter with lefthander Hisanori Takahasi who has gone 3-2 with a 4.23 ERA this season. Florida had the bats swinging all night long in a 10-3 win over New York on Monday night.

The Marlins won the game as +100 underdogs in MLB odds while the over/under total flew OVER the 8.5 posted at sportsbooks. Cody Ross had 3-hits with a homer, Ricky Nolasco pitched seven innings allowing with nine strike-outs and Mike Stanton sealed off the night with three run homer in the eighth inning to give manager Edwin Rodriguez a nice homecoming in Puerto Rico. Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey was given the loss with five runs in five innings worth of work. Jason Bay provided the only offense for New York with homers in the second and seventh inning.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Mets have gone 43-33 in MLB betting stats for the season, 5-5 when playing on Tuesday and 8-2 after a loss. New York is 16-6 in their last 22 games and 7-3 in their last 10 games on the road. Florida has gone 36-40 on the season, 5-5 when playing on Tuesday and 4-6 after a win. The Marlins are 5-0 in their last 5 games when playing at home against the Mets and 7-3 in their last 10 games when playing New York. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the Mets last 10 games and OVER in 7 of Florida’s last 10 games when playing at home against New York.

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