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Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Betting Preview

New York MetsPhiladelphia Phillies
Sep 21, 7:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

69-84TEAM RECORD71-82

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting New York duelling Philadelphia on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.

Dillon Gee, with a record of 11-10 on the season, gets the ball for the Mets, while the Phillies trot Tyler Cloyd to the mound in this one. He is 2-5 so far in 2013.

View NY Mets vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Philadelphia sat as -112 favorites earlier in the day at $BODOG-LINK$. The total was set at 8, according to $5DIMES-LINK$.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Phillies, most recently No. 14 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Mets, who rate a National League No. 13 in the latest survey.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 12 ranked National League offense (3.8 runs per game) against a Mets defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 11 in the National League at 4.3 runs allowed per game. The Phillies have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, more than the Mets have managed so far this season (8.2 hits on average).

Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 15 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 11-rated defense.

New York won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Phillies on September 20. Bettors who backed the Mets at +195 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Phillies, a 6-4 final on Friday in support of Daisuke Matsuzaka at Citizens Bank Park.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

A few Mets at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
NY Mets are 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets' last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets at Philadelphia, Sunday, September 22