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The Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Citi Field.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Kyle Kendrick in this game. Kendrick has a 5-10 record and a 4.86 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Zack Wheeler who starts for the Mets. Right hander Wheeler is 5-8 with a 3.50 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Mets as -143-moneyline favorites versus the Phillies, while the game's total opened at 7.5
The Phillies were a 6-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Team record: 47-60
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 16 games
Philadelphia is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
Team record: 51-56
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Mets's last 11 games
NY Mets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games at home
NY Mets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Washington Thursday, July 31
NY Mets home to San Francisco Friday, August 1