Phillies visit New York Mets in MLB clash
Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies will look to grab a road win when they take on the Mets in New York at Citi Field on Friday in baseball odds action.
It's a pitching duel between Dillon Gee for the Mets (1-3 on the year) and Kyle Kendrick for Philadelphia (1-1 so far).
The Phillies were listed as +-122 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 11-rated Phillies taking on the National League's No. 9-rated Mets in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 1 ranked National League offense (5.5 runs per game) against a Phillies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 in the National League at 4.5 runs allowed per game. The Mets have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, more than the Phillies have managed so far this season (8.2 hits on average).
Defensively, Philadelphia features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the National League at home, scoring 5.2 runs per game.
The Phillies were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +168 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Philadelphia suffered a 6-4 loss against Pittsburgh on Thursday, as Cliff Lee wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citizens Bank Park.
New York lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Dodgers on April 25. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Dodgers, who beat them 3-2 on Thursday behind a start from Hyun-Jin Ryu at Citi Field.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 11 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Mets' last 11 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets' last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Mets' last 13 games at home
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Saturday, April 27