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Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Citi Field on Friday as host New York battles the Philadelphia Phillies in baseball odds action.
Jeremy Hefner gets the call for the New York Mets and he will try to build on a 4-6 mark. In the other dugout, Kyle Kendrick brings a 8-6 ledger to the game for the Phillies as he tries to quiet the Mets bats.
The Mets sit at No. 11 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Phillies sit at a National League No. 12 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features New York's National League No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 11 and scoring 3.9 runs per game in the league. The Mets have averaged 8.2 hits per game to date this season, less than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the White Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -152 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Philadelphia won a close affair on Sunday in their last outing, defeating Chicago 4-3 in extra innings at Citizens Bank Park.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +144 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Mets enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Pirates on Sunday, with Dillon Gee throwing 6 2/3 innings of 5-hit ball at PNC Park.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games on the road
Philadelphia is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of NY Mets' last 19 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 18 of NY Mets' last 25 games when playing Philadelphia
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Saturday, July 20