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MLB Betting Line Favors the New York Mets over the Philadelphia Phillies

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

Ben Lively gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday; he's 2-5 on the season. The New York Mets, meanwhile, will counter with Jacob deGrom, who will be looking to improve on his 14-8 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

New York was a -215 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.2-2.9 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

59-78 New York battles the Phillies, currently with a 52-85 mark. 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. 27-ranked New York Mets and the No. 23-rated Philadelphia Phillies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up New York Mets No. 18 ranked offense (4.62 runs per game) against a Philadelphia Phillies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 23 at 5.01 runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have been averaging 8.47 hits per game, less than the Philadelphia Phillies have managed so far this season (8.52 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the No. 17-rated road mark, allowing 4.86 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Phillies endured a 11-7 loss at the hands of the Mets on Monday, with Mark Leiter Jr. throwing 3.1 innings of 9-hit ball at Citi Field.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at New York, Wednesday, September 6th