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Aug 26, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds

59-71TEAM RECORD58-70

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Philadelphia duelling New York on Monday at Citi Field.

Cliff Lee, with a record of 10-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Phillies, while the Mets trot Zack Wheeler to the mound in this one. He is 6-2 so far in 2013.

View Philadelphia vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Phillies were listed as 117 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Mets, most recently No. 13 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Phillies, who rate a National League No. 14 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.3 per game. By contrast, the Phillies are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the National League's No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 15 mark in runs allowed.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 9-5 result against the Diamondbacks on August 25. Bettors who backed the Phillies at +139 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (14) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia got the job done in their last match in a 9-5 victory over Arizona on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park behind starter Roy Halladay.

New York lost its last outing, a 11-3 result against the Tigers on August 25. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (14) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Mets were saddled with a loss last time out in Dillon Gee's start, as they lost 11-3 against Detroit on Sunday at Citi Field.

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

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Philadelphia's last 22 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets' last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 16 of NY Mets' last 22 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games

Next up:
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Tuesday, August 27

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