Sunday's contest features the New York Mets (23-23) and the Cleveland Guardians (20-24) facing off at Citi Field in what should be a competitive matchup, with a projected 5-4 win for the Mets according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 1:40 PM ET on May 21.

The Mets will look to Max Scherzer (3-2) against the Guardians and Tanner Bibee (1-1).

Guardians vs. Mets Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 1:40 PM ET
  • Where: Citi Field in Queens, New York
  • How to Watch on TV: WPIX
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Guardians vs. Mets Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest 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 four of their past 10 games and have gone 2-2 in those contests.
  • In its previous 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, Cleveland and its opponents are 5-4-1 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The past 10 Guardians games have not had a spread posted by bookmakers.
  • The Guardians have been chosen as underdogs in 17 games this year and have walked away with the win eight times (47.1%) in those games.
  • Cleveland has a win-loss record of 3-2 when favored by +120 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Guardians have a 45.5% chance of walking away with the win.
  • The offense for Cleveland is No. 28 in MLB play scoring 3.6 runs per game (159 total runs).
  • The Guardians have the ninth-best ERA (3.93) in the majors this season.

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Guardians Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 14 Angels W 4-3 Tanner Bibee vs Patrick Sandoval
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 - Tanner Bibee vs Max Scherzer
May 21 @ Mets - Shane Bieber vs Justin Verlander
May 22 White Sox - Peyton Battenfield 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