The New York Mets play the Chicago White Sox in the second game of their series. Shaun Marcum gets the start for New York while John Danks will get the nod for Chicago. Find the MLB odds listed at Top Bet sportsbook.
The Mets are in fourth place in the NL East and have lost two games in a row. They bring a road record of 16-18 into tonight’s ball game as they try to climb out of the 12.5 game deficit they face for first in the East. Shaun Marcum and his 0-9 record might not be the answer. The right-hander is 0-8 in his last ten starts with a 5.69 ERA. In his last two starts combined against the Cubs and Braves, he has surrendered 13 hits and 11 earned runs over 10 1/3 innings thrown. He has lost his last four decisions and you have to go back to mid-April to find his first win of the season.
John Danks has not been much better. In only six starts this season, Danks has a record of 1-4 record with a 5.40 ERA. He has lost his last two starts, which include numbers of 11 innings pitched, giving up 17 hits and six earned runs against the last placed Astros and fourth placed Twins. Chicago has won three of their last ten and are currently in last place in the AL Central.
Both of these teams rank in the bottom third in scoring in the league, yet each of these pitchers are atrocious. The best play is to run away and hide from this total however if you had to pick a side, go with the home Sox and to take Chicago Click Here.