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Philadelphia PhilliesNew York Mets
May 28, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds

32-19TEAM RECORD23-27

The visiting Phillies hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Citi Field against the New York Mets.

The Mets will rely on Michael Pelfrey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Cole Hamels will be his counterpart for the Phillies. Michael Pelfrey is 3-4 this season, and Cole Hamels is 6-2.

View Philadelphia vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Mets as +140 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 7 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
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. 2 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 9-rated National League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Phillies defense that ranks No. 2 in the National League at 3.3 in runs allowed per game. The Mets have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, less than Phillies batters have averaged on the year (8.5 hits per game).

New York owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 2-rated defense.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Mets on May 27. Bettors who backed the Phillies at -142 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mets, a 6-4 final on Friday in support of Roy Oswalt at Citi Field.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 8-2
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 11 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Mets' last 11 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Sunday, May 29

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