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The New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies will meet on the field at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
The Mets will trot Matt Harvey out to the mound in this one. Righthander Harvey has a 6-1 record and a 2.16 ERA this season.
Harvey's opponent in this one will be John Lannan. The Phillies lefthander has a 5.49 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
The Mets were an 8-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -113 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors.
New York: 29-42 SU
Philadelphia: 36-39 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Chi White Sox are 2-3
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 9-1
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 17 of NY Mets's last 24 games when playing Philadelphia
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Philadelphia's last 24 games when playing NY Mets
NY Mets at Chi White Sox, Tuesday, June 25
Philadelphia at San Diego, Monday, June 24