Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets Free Pick

The New York Mets are playing host to their NL East foe Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field. The action will begin at 7:10 p.m. ET and SportsNet New York is in line to broadcast the game.

Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets Odds

Philadelphia (-200) is favored against New York (+170) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this night game at 8 runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total sit at -105 for the under and -115 for the over. You can also wager on the game’s spread with the most recent runline odds standing at Phillies +1.5 runs (+105) and Mets -1.5 runs (-115).

The Mets are 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS. The team’s gained 1.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 1.9 units against the spread (ATS). The Phillies are 1-2 SU and have gone 0-3 ATS. Overall, the team’s lost 1.2 units for moneyline bettors this year and 4.0 units ATS.

New York games have an over/under record of 2-1 in 2018. Philadelphia has an over/under record of 2-0-1.

The Phillies just dropped a 15-2 game to the Braves, while the Mets are coming off of a 5-1 loss against the Cardinals.

Right-hander Ben Lively will get the start for the visiting Phils. Lively started 15 games last year while finishing the season 4-7 overall with a 4.26 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP. He made three starts against New York in 2017 and compiled a 2-1 record against the Mets with a 2.33 ERA and seven strikeouts.

The Mets are putting the ball in the hands of righty Matt Harvey, who started 18 games last year and finished the season 5-7 overall with a 6.70 ERA and a 1.69 WHIP. He recorded two starts against the Phillies a year ago and registered a 1-1 record with a 5.59 ERA and nine strikeouts.

New York’s pitchers have allowed 3.7 runs per game overall this year as a unit. Its starters have a 4.60 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 12.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a solid ERA of just 2.38, a WHIP of 1.32 and a K/9 of 11.1. In zero divisional games, Mets starters have an ERA of and the bullpen’s ERA is .

The New York hitters have produced 5.3 runs per contest so far this season and the team’s hit .306/.419/.429 to begin the year.

Yoenis Cespedes has helped lead the Mets’ offense this season with four hits, four RBIs and two runs scored. .

In the other dugout, Philadelphia’s pitchers have allowed 9.0 runs per game and its starters own a 6.00 ERA, 1.83 WHIP and 7.50 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 8.04, along with a WHIP of 1.83.

Phillies hitters have slashed .216/.322/.373 on their way to 4.0 runs scored per game this season.

Philadelphia’s offense has been led by Hoskins Hoskins. Hoskins has five hits, three RBIs and two runs scored.

Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets Free Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Mets, ATS Winner – Phillies, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The Mets went 12-7 SU against the Phillies last season.
  • The Mets’ bullpen recorded 4.70 ERA against the Phillies last year.