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The division rival New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies are set to renew hostilities on Sunday when they meet at Citizens Bank Park.
Carlos Torres will be the starting pitcher for the Mets on this day. Righthander Torres is 2-4 this season with a 5.26 ERA.
It'll be Cliff Lee toeing the rubber for the Phillies in this contest. Lefthander Lee is 14-6 with a 2.95 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, New York was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on New York at -106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
New York has won 2 straight games.
Philadelphia has lost 3 straight games.
New York: 70-84 SU
Philadelphia: 71-83 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets's last 8 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games on the road
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
NY Mets at Cincinnati, Monday, September 23
Philadelphia at Miami, Monday, September 23