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MLB betting line favors Phillies over Mets

New York MetsPhiladelphia Phillies
Aug 28, 7:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

59-69TEAM RECORD61-67

The Philadelphia Phillies will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Mets invade Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday.

It's a pitching duel between Vance Worley for the Phillies (6-9 on the year) and Chris Young for New York (3-7 so far).

View NY Mets vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Philadelphia sat as -145 favorites. The total was set at 9.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Phillies at No. 7 in the National League and the Mets at No. 12 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Philadelphia has the National League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.8 hits per game. The Mets average 8.5 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the National League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Philadelphia has the National League's No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the National League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

New York was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Astros. They won as -150 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 2-1 final on Sunday in support of Jeremy Hefner at Citi Field.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Nationals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -122 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Nationals, a 4-1 final on Sunday in support of Cliff Lee at Citizens Bank Park.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

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

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

Next up:
NY Mets at Philadelphia, Wednesday, August 29

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