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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets meet at Citi Field.
Lefthander Cole Hamels will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Hamels is 4-11 this season with a 4.05 ERA.
It'll be Zack Wheeler toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Wheeler is 3-1 with a 3.54 ERA so far this season.
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 has won 3 straight games.
Philadelphia: 49-48 SU
New York: 41-51 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
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 most recently:
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 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's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 15 of NY Mets's last 20 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets's last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets's last 11 games when playing Philadelphia
NY Mets home to Philadelphia, Sunday, July 21