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Philadelphia PhilliesNew York Mets
Sep 20, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds

75-74TEAM RECORD66-82

MLB wagering interest swings to the New York vs Philadelphia battle on Thursday at Citi Field as the Mets try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Jeremy Hefner gets the call for the New York Mets and he will try to build on a 2-5 mark. In the other dugout, Tyler Cloyd brings a 1-1 ledger to the game for the Phillies as he tries to quiet the Mets bats.

View Philadelphia vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Mets in this one will find them as +115 underdogs on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Mets rated this week at No. 12 and the Phillies sitting at No. 6.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 11-rated National League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Phillies defense that ranks No. 9 in the National League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Mets have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, less than Phillies batters have averaged on the year (8.8 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4.3 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring at home.

The Phillies were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Cole Hamels blew away 10 New York batter in the Phillies' last start, leading them to a 3-2 win over New York on Wednesday at Citi Field.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Philadelphia is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 19 of Philadelphia's last 25 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of NY Mets' last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets' last 10 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 19 of NY Mets' last 25 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Friday, September 21
NY Mets home to Miami, Friday, September 21

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