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|Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets|
The division rival Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Citi Field.
Kyle Kendrick will be the starting pitcher for the Phillies on this day. Righthander Kendrick is 8-6 this season with a 3.68 ERA.
Kendrick's opponent in this one will be Jeremy Hefner. The Mets righthander has a 3.20 ERA to go along with a 4-6 record this season.Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the White Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -152 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Last time out for New York, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +144 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Philadelphia has won 2 straight games.
Philadelphia: 48-48 SU
New York: 41-50 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
NY Mets home to Philadelphia, Saturday, July 20