Tonight, we have the number one ranking team going against the Number 2 team in the National League. According to baseball betting experts and fans, this will be an exciting game. This is because there is only one loss that separates the two team for NL East dominance. Needless to say, it will be a tough game to predict. To help you profit from this game, our Mets vs Phillies Betting Pick will help you make that decision.
This time, the New York Mets will be visiting the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. According to sports betting odds, the Phillies are the favorite team to win at -105. The New York Mets have a current 56-52 record while the Phillies have a 56-53 record.
Mets vs Phillies Betting Prediction and Analysis for 8/6/2021
Despite the close game records between the Mets and Phillies, baseball betting experts believe the Mets are at a disadvantage. This is because they lost their last 6 of 8 games and are nine games below .500 on the road. Furthermore, they lost they game against Miami, the last place team last night, 4-2. Needless to say, the Mets are in a moral rut.
Right-hander, Marcus Stroman will be the starting pitcher for tonight’s matchup. He has a 7-10 2.80 ERA. The Mets have lost their last 4 of 5 games with Stroman as the starting pitcher. In addition, he has given up 11 runs over his last 28 plus frames.
The Philadelphia Phillies on the other hand, are on a five-game winning streak and are in high spirit. Last Thursday, they won 7-5 against Washington on a road game at Nationals Park. It was a close game but during the ninth inning, Hoskins came through with a two-run double for the win.
For this match, All-Star pitcher Kyle Gibson will take the mound and make his second start with the Phillies. Online Sports Betting websites have the Phillies winning their last 7 of 9 game. In addition, they report that in their last 4 games, they are 4-0 on the over.
Mets vs Phillies Betting Pick
Game time: 08/06/2021 at 7:05 PM EDT
Bet on the Over 8.5
Despite the Phillies being the favorite team, this will be a close game. In terms of baseball betting, betting on the Over/Under is a much better wager. This is because we have enough baseball data to know that the Phillies average 4.62 runs per game. New York on the other hand average 3.81 runs per game. However, we expect Francisco Lindor to be back in the game giving the Mets more run.
Through 108 games, the Mets ran 22 in OPS and 29 for runs. Philadelphia ranks 13 in OPS and 13 in runs.We predict the Mets will win with a final score of 6-5.