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The fans at Citizens Bank Park will be treated to a game between the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies when they take their seats on Monday.
The Mets will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Matt Harvey in this game. Harvey has a 1-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
The Phillies will counter Harvey with Roy Halladay. Righthander Halladay has a 13.51 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
New York won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Marlins on April 7. Bettors who backed the Mets at -127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Phillies were a 9-8 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at +106 on the moneyline, while the total score (17) was good news for OVER bettors.
New York has won 2 straight games.
New York: 4-2 SU
Philadelphia: 2-4 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Miami are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 5-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
NY Mets are 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 19 of NY Mets's last 25 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Mets's last 12 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 19 of Philadelphia's last 25 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia home to NY Mets, Tuesday, April 9