Phillies face New York Mets: MLB odds preview and stats
Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds
The New York Mets host Philadelphia on Saturday, looking to build on their 41-51 mark against the 49-48 Phillies in MLB betting action at Citi Field.
Zack Wheeler gets the call for the New York Mets and he will try to build on a 3-1 mark. In the other dugout, Cole Hamels brings a 4-11 ledger to the game for the Phillies as he tries to quiet the Mets bats.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 11-ranked Mets and the National League No. 12-rated Phillies in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the National League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 8.2 hits per game. The Phillies average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the National League list.
New York owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 10-rated defense.
Philadelphia was a 13-8 winner in its last match on the road against the Mets. They won as +111 underdogs, while the total score of 21 made winners of OVER bettors. Philadelphia rolled to a 13-8 win against New York on Friday, as Kyle Kendrick and the Phillies' bats led the team to victory at Citi Field.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
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 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2
A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 11 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Philadelphia is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 15 of NY Mets' last 20 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets' last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets' last 11 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Sunday, July 21