Sunday's contest between the New York Mets (24-23) and the Cleveland Guardians (20-25) at Citi Field has a good chance to be a close matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-3, with the Mets securing the victory. Game time is at 7:10 PM ET on May 21.

The Mets will give the ball to Justin Verlander (1-2, 4.76 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 2 on the season, and the Guardians will turn to Shane Bieber (3-2, 3.20 ERA).

Guardians vs. Mets Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 7:10 PM ET
  • Where: Citi Field in Queens, New York
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Guardians vs. Mets Score Prediction

Our prediction for this game is Mets 5, Guardians 4.

Total Prediction for Guardians vs. Mets

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Guardians Performance Insights

  • The Guardians have played as the underdog in five of their past 10 games and have gone 2-3 in those contests.
  • In its previous 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, Cleveland and its opponents are 5-4-1 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Bookmakers have not posted a runline in any of the Guardians' past 10 matchups.
  • The Guardians have been chosen as underdogs in 18 games this year and have walked away with the win eight times (44.4%) in those games.
  • Cleveland has a win-loss record of 1-2 when favored by +125 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Guardians have a 44.4% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Cleveland is the third-lowest scoring team in baseball averaging 3.6 runs per game (163 total).
  • Guardians pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.96 ERA this year, ninth-best in baseball.

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Guardians Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 16 @ White Sox L 8-3 Shane Bieber vs Lance Lynn
May 17 @ White Sox L 7-2 Peyton Battenfield vs Mike Clevinger
May 18 @ White Sox W 3-1 Logan Allen vs Dylan Cease
May 19 @ Mets L 10-9 Cal Quantrill vs Carlos Carrasco
May 21 @ Mets L 5-4 Tanner Bibee vs Max Scherzer
May 21 @ Mets - Shane Bieber vs Justin Verlander
May 22 White Sox - Hunter Gaddis vs Mike Clevinger
May 23 White Sox - Logan Allen vs Dylan Cease
May 24 White Sox - Cal Quantrill vs Michael Kopech
May 26 Cardinals - Tanner Bibee vs Miles Mikolas
May 27 Cardinals - Shane Bieber vs Jack Flaherty