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Philadelphia Phillies Host New York Mets in MLB Baseball Betting Action

New York Mets

vs

Philadelphia Phillies
Friday, August 08, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Citizens Bank Park

Citizens Bank Park hosts an MLB battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and the visiting New York Mets on Friday.

Bartolo Colon gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the New York Mets on this Friday; he's 10-9 on the season. The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, will counter with AJ Burnett, who will be looking to improve on his 6-11 mark.

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Philadelphia Phillies were listed as -115 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4-3.4 win for the Mets on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

52-63 Philadelphia battles the Mets, currently with a 54-61 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs New York injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 29 (Philadelphia Phillies) and the No. 17 (New York Mets) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and its No. 24-rated batting order, averaging 3.88 runs per nine innings, against the No. 25 lineup of the New York Mets at 3.83 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 24-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Nationals on August 7. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. New York lost a tight one on Thursday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 5-3 score against Washington at Nationals Park.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Astros on August 7. Bettors who backed the Phillies at -101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Phillies enjoyed a 6-5 victory at the expense of the Astros on Thursday, with Sean O'Sullivan throwing 2 innings of 1-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends

NY Mets is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Mets's last 12 games on the road
NY Mets is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Philadelphia's last 24 games
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Philadelphia, Saturday, August 9th