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Philadelphia Phillies Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the New York Mets

Citi Field hosts an MLB battle between the New York Mets and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.

Vince Velasquez, with a record of 0-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies, while the New York Mets trot Robert Gsellman to the mound in this one. He is 0-1 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Philadelphia Phillies listed as underdogs of 135 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.9 win for the Mets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Mets bring a 7-7 record to the battle against the 5-8 Phillies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Philadelphia injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked New York Mets and the No. 30-rated Philadelphia Phillies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Mets No. 12-ranked scoring average of 4.5 runs per game, against a Philadelphia Phillies offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.77 runs per game. The Mets have averaged 7.64 hits per game to date this season, less than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.15 per nine innings).

New York owns the No. 14 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Mets is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games
  • NY Mets is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at New York, Thursday, April 20th