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A winning streak will be on the line for the New York Mets on Saturday when they battle the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
The Mets will give the ball to starter Dillon Gee in this one. Righthander Gee is 5-7 this season with a 4.56 ERA.
Gee's opponent in this one will be Jonathan Pettibone. The Phillies righthander has a 4.40 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +175 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York has won 2 straight games.
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.
New York: 29-41 SU
Philadelphia: 35-39 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 9-1
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Mets's last 16 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
NY Mets are 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 16 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Philadelphia's last 23 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia home to NY Mets, Sunday, June 23