Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 5 (5/5): MLB
- May 5, 2022, 8:30:04 AM
Credit: photo by Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||6:45 p.m. EST|
|Mets money line||+120|
|Mets run line||+1.5 (-160)|
|Phillies money line||-143|
|Phillies run line||-1.5 (+135)|
|Over / under||8|
|New York Mets||Philadelphia Phillies|
|Road / home record||9-4||8-7|
|Last 10 record||6-4||5-5|
|Over / under record||12-12-3||12-11-2|
|Runs / game||4.44||4.44|
|Runs allowed / game||3.20||4.44|
The Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets will meet again to play a 4-game series at the Citi Field. The Mets tied their last series 2-2 against the Braves while the Phillies lost a 2-game series vs Rangers.
New York Mets
The Mets get here with a 18-9 record and have won 3 of their last 5 games. The team is averaging 4.44 runs per game and allowing 3.20 runs. Jeff McNeil is batting for .337 AVG while Pete Alonso leads with 5 home runs and 21 RBI.
Megill leads with 4 wins and is pitching for a 2.43 and 36 strikeouts..
Taijuan Walker (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will be on the mound for the Mets in the 1st game of the series. Walker registered a no-decision during Saturday's 4-1 loss to Philadelphia, allowing two hits and two walks with one strikeout in five scoreless innings.
The Phillies get to this game with a 11-14 record and have lost 3 games in a row. The team is averaging 4.4 runs per game while allowing 4.40 runs. Kyle Schwarber leads the team with 7 home runs and 16 RBI. Nick Castellanos is batting for .307 avg.
Kyle Gibson leads the pitching staff with 2 wins and a 2.93 ERA.
Aaron Nola (1-3, 3.90 ERA) will take the mound in the 1st game of the series for the Phillies. Nola allowed three runs on seven hits over six frames Friday, striking out nine and taking a loss against the Mets.
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Philadelphia.
NY Mets are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Philadelphia are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 13 games against NY Mets.
The Phillies have lost 4 of the 6 times they have faced the Mets this season and have been dominated by Walker who has held them to zero runs in 2 games. Aaron Nola has allowed 3 runs in each of his last 2 starts against the Mets. The wrong team is favored here, I'm going with the Mets.
PICK: Mets ML (+120)
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