Astros vs Mets, $1 Bet Could Earn you $200 in Free Bets!

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Two teams atop their respective divisions will meet at Citi Field on Tuesday after a Monday where both teams were off.  The Houston Astros enter this game with a 45-27 record and a 10 game lead in the AL West.  The New York Mets are 47-27 and are 5 games ahead of the Atlanta Braves in the NL East. The Astros are off a pretty good weekend, off a split series vs the New York Yankees. They no hit the Yankees and then took another one into the 7th inning the very next night.  The Astros and Yankees gave us what could be a preview of the ALCS in October.

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Now off a day, they travel across the bridge to Citi Field to take on the Mets.  The Mets were just in Houston last week and suffered a 2-game series sweep getting outscored 13-5.  They completed the weekend by taking 2 of 3 from the Marlins.

The bet365 sportsbook has all the betting options available for this matchup. The Houston Astros are slight favorites at -120, while the New York Mets are +100.  A $100 wager on the Astros would yield a return of $80 while the New York Mets wager would bring back $100 on the same wager. At the bet365 Sportsbook, when you bet just $1 and win that wager, they will deposit $200 in free bet credit into your account. You must utilize the NJVIP code at signup.

Framber Valdez will get the nod to start and will be opposed by Carlos Carrasco.  Valdez enters with a 2.90 ERA on the season and a slightly better 1.95 road ERA.  In his 14 starts on the season, 13 of them he has allowed less than 2 earned runs.  In 8 of those 13, 8 have been 2 earned run or fewer efforts. 

Carrasco started the year strong but has been on a slight regression since.  He has allowed 5 in 2 of his last 3 starts, but both of this were on the road. In his last 2 home starts he has allowed 3 earned runs combined spanning 11.1 innings. This is a good matchup to utilize the bet365 Sportsbook promotion.  Bet just $1 and win, and the bet365 Sportsbook will reward you with $200 in free bets. Remember to use the NJVIP code at signup for a Bet $1, Get $200 offer!

The total for this matchup is set to 8 with the slight juice on the over at -115.  A $100 wager on the over would yield $87.  In the last 10 Astros games, the over is 4-3-3.  The New York Mets have played to the over a little better with a 5-3-2 over/under record in their last 10 games. The under has been a great trend when these two meet up in New York, with the under hitting 12 of their last 14 games at Citi Field.

The bet365 sportsbook offers a lot of different betting option, whether it be full games side, total, or even the first 5 innings bet, and all you need to bet is $1 minimum, and you could win $200 in free bets.  If you place a $1 minimum bet and win, bet365 Sportsbook will load four $50 tokens in your account to bet. The free bet amount is not included in your returns.  You must utilize the NJVIP code at signup.

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Written by Reno Jonny, our US sports betting industry expert. Check him out on Twitter @Reno_Jonny.