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Mets vs. Marlins: Picks, predictions, how to watch Sunday’s game

We go over how to watch Sunday’s game between the Mets and Marlins and make some picks.

MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Mets and Miami Marlins square off on Friday, June 26 with first pitch set for 12:05 p.m. ET. The game takes place at loanDepot Park in Miami, FL and will be available to watch on Peacock. David Peterson (4-1, 3.18 ERA) will get the start for the Mets while Daniel Castano (0-1, 2.57 ERA) will step on the mound for the Marlins.

New York (47-26) will go for the sweep today after defeating the Marlins in back-to-back games that both ended 5-3. Yesterday’s victory was highlighted by the slugging of Pete Alonso, who blasted two home runs in the game to lead his team to victory. One of those was the go-ahead shot to break a 3-3 tie in the top of the eighth and the team would get an insurance run in the ninth when Brandon Nimmo brought James McCann home off a double.

Miami (32-38) trailed 3-0 midway through the action before a two-run bomb by Jesus Sanchez and a solo shot by Bryan de la Cruz evened the score. Mets pitching would put their foot down from that point forward as the Marlins wouldn’t get a single runner on base for the rest of the afternoon.

Mets vs. Marlins

Pitchers: David Peterson vs. Daniel Castano
First pitch: 12:05 p.m. ET
Mets local broadcast: SNY
Marlins local broadcast: Bally Sports Florida
Live stream: Peacock, Peacock App with subscription

Odds, picks & predictions

Run Line: Mets -1.5 +115, Marlins +1.5 -135
Run total: 8.5
Moneyline odds: Mets -145, Marlins +125

Moneyline pick: Mets -145

Easy choice to go with the Mets to complete the sweep this afternoon. As long as Peterson keeps his runs allowed to a minimum in six innings, the New York should be in a position to come away with a close victory once again.

Player prop pick: Jazz Chisholm over 0.5 RBI (+185)

Chisholm is 3-7 at the plate this series but has yet to register an RBI. We’ll say that he’ll make a minor contribution to the final score and drive one in this afternoon.

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