So here’s something: My friends and I often try to set over-unders on events, silly and otherwise. And with the Mets’ regular season now somewhere on the horizon, I thought it might be fun to roll out an over-under poll every day until Opening Day to come up with a set of season predictions we can look back on in October.
Then someday we’ll chuckle at how right we were about some things and how wrong we were about others, and we’ll all have a grand old time or something. Or we’ll be so busy with the Mets’ unlikely playoff run that we’ll forget all about this and never revisit them ever.
If you’re unfamiliar with how over-under works, it’s pretty simple: I predict some statistic for the Mets’ 2012 season, and you say whether you think the actual outcome will be higher or lower than that total. (For what it’s worth, these aren’t my actual predictions for the season, just what I’m going with for the purpose of this series of polls.)
I’m warning you right now that a lot of them will be frivolous. This one is super important though: