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New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Preview

Philadelphia PhilliesNew York Mets
Aug 28, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds

60-72TEAM RECORD59-71

New York will look to improve on its 59-71 record when take on Philadelphia, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Wednesday.

Cole Hamels, with a record of 5-13 on the season, gets the ball for the Phillies, while the Mets trot Daisuke Matsuzaka to the mound in this one. He is 0-1 so far in 2013.

View Philadelphia vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Philadelphia before the first pitch in this match found them as 137-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 13 (Mets) and the No. 14 (Phillies) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 8 ranked National League offense (4 runs per game) against a Phillies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 15 in the National League at 4.6 runs allowed per game. The Mets have been averaging 8.2 hits per game, less than the Phillies have managed so far this season (8.3 hits on average).

New York owns the National League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 15-rated defense.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at -127 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Phillies were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the New York staff and losing 5-0 to the Mets on Tuesday at Citi Field.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Phillies at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Philadelphia is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games at home
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 16 of NY Mets' last 24 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Thursday, August 29