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The Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Citi Field.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jonathan Pettibone in this game. Pettibone has a 0-0 record and a 3.38 ERA this season.
Pettibone's opponent in this one will be Shaun Marcum. The Mets righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
The Phillies were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
New York has lost 2 straight games.
Philadelphia: 10-14 SU
New York: 10-11 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 8 games on the road
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 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 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 13 of NY Mets's last 17 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets's last 15 games
NY Mets are 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
NY Mets home to Philadelphia, Sunday, April 28