Kyle Kendrick vs Jonathon Niese matchup featured in MLB action
Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies will look to grab a road win when they take on the Mets in New York at Citi Field on Tuesday in baseball odds action.
Jonathon Niese will take the mound for New York, and he'll carry a 5-6 record into the contest. Kyle Kendrick gets the ball for Philadelphia; he's 10-10 so far this season.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Mets at No. 13 in the National League and the Phillies at No. 14 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features New York's National League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 3.9 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 13 and scoring 3.8 runs per game in the league. The Mets have averaged 8.3 hits per game to date this season, less than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).
New York owns the National League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 15-rated defense.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -137 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Philadelphia got the job done in their last match in a 2-1 victory over New York on Monday at Citi Field behind starter Cliff Lee.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
Philadelphia is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Philadelphia is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 16 of NY Mets' last 23 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Wednesday, August 28