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New York Mets home to Phillies in baseball betting action

Philadelphia PhilliesNew York Mets
July 16, 4:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds

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New York will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Philadelphia Phillies pay a visit to Citi Field.

The Mets will turn to Jonathon Niese and his 8-7 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Phillies send Cole Hamels (11-4) to the hill.

View Philadelphia vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Mets in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +130 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Mets sit at No. 4 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Phillies sit at a National League No. 1 on the same chart.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Phillies rank No. 10 in the National League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with New York’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the National League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

The Phillies were a 7-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. Philadelphia rolled to a 7-2 win against New York on Friday, as Vance Worley and the Phillies' bats led the team to victory at Citi Field.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 9-1
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 8 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 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 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of NY Mets' last 18 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Sunday, July 17