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New York sends Jonathon Niese vs Cole Hamels in Mets vs Phillies game

Philadelphia PhilliesNew York Mets
May 28, 1:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds

25-24TEAM RECORD27-21

The New York Mets will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Philadelphia Phillies invade Citi Field on Monday.

New York sends Jonathon Niese out against Cole Hamels for the Phillies in this game. Niese is 3-2 with a 4.29 ERA on the season, while Hamels is 7-1 on the year and has a 2.17 ERA.

View Philadelphia vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Mets in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +120 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Mets, most recently No. 13 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Phillies, who rate a National League No. 7 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features New York's National League No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Mets have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, less than the Phillies hitters have managed (9.3 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 4.1 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

The Phillies were an 8-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -111 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. The Phillies were saddled with a loss last time out in Roy Halladay's start, as they lost 8-3 against St. Louis on Sunday at Busch Stadium.

New York was a 2-0 winner in its last match at home against the Padres. They won as -147 favorites, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors. R.A. Dickey blew away 10 San Diego batter in the Mets' last start, leading them to a 2-0 win over San Diego on Sunday at Citi Field.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 3-7
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

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

Next up:
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Tuesday, May 29