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The Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets will meet on the field at Citi Field on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Cliff Lee in this game. Lee has a 10-3 record and a 2.86 ERA this season.
It'll be Matt Harvey toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Harvey is 7-2 with a 2.35 ERA so far this season.
Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Mets on July 20. Bettors who backed the Mets at +123 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Philadelphia: 49-49 SU
New York: 42-51 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Philadelphia's last 21 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 16 of NY Mets's last 21 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Mets's last 16 games
Philadelphia at St. Louis, Tuesday, July 23
NY Mets home to Atlanta, Monday, July 22