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New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Citizens Bank Park hosts an MLB battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and the visiting New York Mets on Thursday.

Vince Velasquez gets the call for the Philadelphia Phillies and he will try to build on a 2-6 mark. In the other dugout, Jacob deGrom brings a 12-5 ledger to the game for the New York Mets as he tries to quiet the Phillies bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Mets were listed as -150 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Thursday over at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.8-1.9 win for the Phillies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Phillies bring a 42-69 record to the battle against the 50-61 Mets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Philadelphia Phillies, most recently No. 12 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the New York Mets, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia Phillies No. 28 ranked offense (4.01 runs per game) against a New York Mets defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 29 at 5.27 runs allowed per game. The Philadelphia Phillies have been averaging 8.48 hits per game, more than the New York Mets have managed so far this season (8.47 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 5.45 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mets were saddled with a loss last time out in R Montero's start, as they lost 5-1 against Texas on Wednesday at Citi Field.

The Phillies grabbed a win last time out, defeating Sean Newcomb and the Braves 3-2 on Wednesday at SunTrust Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Mets is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Philadelphia, Friday, August 11th