Phillies visit New York Mets in MLB clash
Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds
The New York Mets look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Phillies arrive at Citi Field on Saturday.
Shaun Marcum gets the call for the New York Mets and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Jonathan Pettibone brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Phillies as he tries to quiet the Mets bats.
New York was a -132 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 9-ranked Mets and the National League No. 11-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. 2-rated offensive output, at 8.3 hits per game. The Phillies average 8.2 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the National League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.
The Phillies were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Phillies didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out New York 4-0 on Friday at Citi Field.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 8 games on the road
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 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 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 13 of NY Mets' last 17 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets' last 15 games
NY Mets are 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Sunday, April 28