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MLB BASEBALL

Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets

The Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets will meet on the field at Citi Field on Monday in a battle of division rivals.

The Phillies will give the ball to starter Cliff Lee in this one. Lefthander Lee is 10-6 this season with a 3.16 ERA.

The Mets will counter Lee with Zack Wheeler. Righthander Wheeler has a 3.49 ERA to go along with a 6-2 record this season.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 9-5 result against the Diamondbacks on August 25. Bettors who backed the Phillies at +139 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (14) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

New York lost its last outing, a 11-3 result against the Tigers on August 25. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (14) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
New York has lost 4 straight games.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 59-71 SU
New York: 58-70 SU

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

New York most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Philadelphia's last 22 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 16 of NY Mets's last 22 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games

Next up:
NY Mets home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, August 27