New York Mets vs. Colorado Rockies Prediction, Preview, and Odds – 5-26-2023

The New York Mets and Colorado Rockies will play on Friday at Coors Field. First pitch is at 8:40 p.m. ET.

New York (25-25 SU and 17-33 RL) is starting right-hander Max Scherzer in the series opener. The 38-year-old is 3-2 with a 4.01 ERA and 1.19 WHIP in seven outings.

Colorado (21-29 SU and 23-27 RL) is starting right-hander Connor Seabold tomorrow night. The 27-year-old is 1-1 with a 5.97 ERA and 1.64 WHIP in 11 appearances (four starts) this season.

The Mets are -215 moneyline favorites and the game total is 11.

New York is .500 again following series wins over Tampa Bay and Cleveland. Could we see the Mets make a run for first place in the NL East before the end of the spring?

NY scores 4.22 runs per game (21st) and hits .241 (18th) with a .708 OPS (17th). It's hit 56 home runs (15th) and stolen 32 bases (15th) this season. The pitching staff has a 4.70 ERA (24th) and a 1.35 WHIP (23rd) with ten quality starts.

Scherzer will start for the Mets tomorrow in Colorado. The 16-year veteran shut out Cleveland in his last outing, holding the Guardians to three hits in six innings. Scherzer has a 31:13 K:BB ratio in 2023.

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