Philadelphia favored by -131 against New York on Saturday
New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
The Phillies get a visit from the New York Mets in baseball action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
New York puts its faith in starter Dillon Gee to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-7. Getting the ball for the Phillies is Jonathan Pettibone, who owns a 3-3 record on the season with a 4.40 ERA.
The visitors were +-131 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Phillies at No. 11 in the National League and the Mets at No. 15 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 12 ranked National League offense (3.7 runs per game) against a Mets defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 in the National League at 4.6 runs allowed per game. The Phillies have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, more than the Mets have managed so far this season (7.8 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the National League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +175 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Mets grabbed a win last time out, defeating Cole Hamels and the Phillies 4-3 on Friday at Citizens Bank Park.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 9-1
After a loss are 3-7
A few Mets at Phillies trends to consider:
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Mets' last 16 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
NY Mets are 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 16 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Philadelphia's last 23 games when playing NY Mets
NY Mets at Philadelphia, Sunday, June 23