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MLB BASEBALL

Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets

The Philadelphia Phillies will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the New York Mets at Citi Field.

The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Kyle Kendrick in this game. Kendrick has a 1-1 record and a 3.28 ERA this season.

It'll be Dillon Gee toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Gee is 1-3 with a 5.95 ERA so far this season.

The Phillies were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +168 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

New York lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Dodgers on April 25. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Philadelphia has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 9-14 SU
New York: 10-10 SU

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6

New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 11 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Mets's last 11 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Mets's last 13 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets home to Philadelphia, Saturday, April 27