New York hosts Cincinnati following Matz’s strong outing
Flushing, Queens; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Mets favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Mets are 5-6 on their home turf. The New York offense has compiled a .263 batting average as a team this season, good for seventh in the majors. Jeff McNeil leads the team with a mark of .352.
The Reds are 4-10 in road games. Cincinnati’s team on-base percentage of .272 is last in the majors. Joey Votto leads the club with an OBP of .344. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 4-6, .254 batting average, 4.92 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Reds: 5-5, .215 batting average, 3.17 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs