New York opened up as a minus-130 home favorite in the betting odds, while the total has held steady at its opening number of 7.5.
Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey (6-1, 3.45 ERA) has led the club to four consecutive wins, including a 3-2 road victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates last time out, allowing just a single run and five hits over seven frames.
The right-hander has garnered a perfect 3-0 record and 2.33 ERA in four home outings, with opponents hitting just .183 against him. It's still important to note that the team is just 3-8 in his last 11 starts as a home favorite.
San Diego is set to counter with Edinson Volquez (2-4, 3.49 ERA), who has dropped his last two outings due to receiving just one run of support over that span. He was handed a 4-0 ...
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