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New York MetsPhiladelphia Phillies
May 8, 7:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

16-13TEAM RECORD14-16

Philadelphia will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the New York Mets pay a visit to Citizens Bank Park.

The Phillies will turn to Joe Blanton and his 3-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Mets send Miguel Batista (0-1) to the hill.

View NY Mets vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Mets were listed as +-170 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Phillies, most recently No. 15 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Mets, who rate a National League No. 8 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Mets rank No. 5 in the National League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Philadelphia’s No. 7 ranking in that category.

Defensively, New York features the National League's No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 6.3 runs per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the National League at home, scoring 3.4 runs per game.

In their last action, New York was a 5-2 winner on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on New York at +160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. New York got the job done in their last match in a 5-2 victory over Philadelphia on Monday at Citizens Bank Park behind starter Jonathon Niese.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Mets at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets' last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Mets' last 14 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 14 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
NY Mets at Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 9

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