Set your calendars for June 1, 2024, when the Arizona Diamondbacks will visit Citi Field to challenge the New York Mets in an exciting MLB showdown, starting at 4:10 PM under a clear sky.

Pitching for the Diamondbacks is Slade Cecconi, who holds an ERA of 6.124 this season. Opposing him on the mound for the Mets will be Sean Manaea, carrying a more favorable ERA of 3.156.

Analysing the league standings as of 2024, the Diamondbacks are 11th in the NL West, with a 25-32 record and a .44 winning percentage. They also hold a divisional record of 11 wins against 9 losses, ranking them fourth in their division. With only 3 wins in their last 10 games and a current 5-game losing streak, their stats include 13-15 at home and 12-17 away, with day game wins trailing nights, 10 to 15. Overall, they have scored 259 runs and conceded 265.

The Mets aren’t faring much better in the NL East, sitting 13th with a 24-33 record and a .42 winning percentage. Their divisional tally stands at 5-8. They’ve also picked up just 3 recent wins, though currently on a 2-game win streak. Their home record is 13-19, and 11-14 on the road, with an even 12 wins each in day and night games. The Mets have scored 240 runs and allowed 275.

In terms of betting odds for this matchup, the game’s PointSpread is set at -1.5, and the Over/Under for total runs scored is pegged at 8.0. For those betting on outright wins, the odds are -133 for the Mets as the home team and +112 for the visiting Diamondbacks. These numbers suggest a slight expected advantage for the Mets, reflecting their slightly better pitching strength evidenced by Manaea’s ERA. Bettors should consider these factors along with the teams’ recent forms and scoring abilities when making wagers.