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New York Mets Starter Robert Gsellman Out to Silence Philadelphia Phillies Bats in MLB Contest

The Philadelphia Phillies will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Mets in New York at Citi Field on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Vince Velasquez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday; he's 8-6 on the season. The New York Mets, meanwhile, will counter with Robert Gsellman, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Philadelphia Phillies were listed as 123 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.2-2.7 result in favor of 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

New York (65-63) will face the 59-70 Phillies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the New York Mets at No. 28 and the Philadelphia Phillies at No. 24 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up New York Mets No. 28 ranked offense (3.94 runs per game) against a Philadelphia Phillies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 25 at 4.85 runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have been averaging 8.12 hits per game, more than the Philadelphia Phillies have managed so far this season (8.09 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 5.17 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia was routed on Saturday at Citi Field, having a 12-1 loss put on them by the New York Mets in baseball betting action.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to Washington, Monday, August 29th
New York home to Miami, Monday, August 29th