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Aug 24, 1:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

60-68TEAM RECORD83-44

The Philadelphia Phillies host New York on Wednesday, looking to build on their 83-44 mark against the 60-68 Mets in MLB betting action at Citizens Bank Park.

It's a pitching duel between Kyle Kendrick for the Phillies (4-3 on the year) and Michael Pelfrey for New York (6-10 so far).

View NY Mets vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Phillies were listed as -191 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 9 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 1-ranked Phillies and the National League No. 7-rated Mets in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 4 ranked National League offense (4.5 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 8.7 hits per game, less than the Mets have managed so far this season (9.1 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the National League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.6 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

The Mets were a 9-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -190 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. The Mets were saddled with a loss last time out in Jonathon Niese's start, as they lost 9-4 against Philadelphia on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.

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

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Florida are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

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

Next up:
NY Mets home to Atlanta, Friday, August 26
Philadelphia home to Florida, Friday, August 26

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