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

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

New York sends Robert Gsellman out against Jake Thompson for the Philadelphia Phillies in this game. Gsellman is 2-2 with a 3.13 ERA on the season, while Thompson is 3-5 on the year and has a 5.62 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Mets were listed as -181 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.8-4.4 result in favor of the Phillies. 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 82-73 record to the battle against the 70-85 Phillies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the New York Mets rated this week at No. 10 and the Philadelphia Phillies sitting at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Mets No. 28-ranked scoring average of 4.01 runs per game, against a Philadelphia Phillies offense rated No. 30 and scoring 3.81 runs per game. The Mets have averaged 8.16 hits per game to date this season, more than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.08 per nine innings).

Defensively, Philadelphia features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.09 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 at home, scoring 4.03 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mets, a 10-8 final on Saturday in support of Alec Asher at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Atlanta, Tuesday, September 27th
New York at Miami, Monday, September 26th