New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction 6/9/2024

The New York Mets (27-36) travel to face off against the Philadelphia Phillies (45-19) on Sunday, June 9th. This game will be played at London Stadium in London and televised on ESPN. The Phillies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Mets are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Phillies. First pitch is set for 9:10 CT.

Mets vs Phillies

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Philadelphia cruised to a 7-2 win over the Mets in the most recent game of this series. The Phillies had a huge 4th inning, scoring six of their seven runs. As for the Mets, they scored their only two runs in the 5th. Heading into the game, the Phillies were favored at -162 on the money line.

Ranger Suarez only went 5 2/3 innings for the Phillies but gave up just two hits and two earned runs. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued one walk. On the other side, Sean Manaea got the start for the Mets and went just 3 2/3 innings while giving up six runs and took the loss.

Bryce Harper and Whit Merrifield each homered for the Phillies, while Nick Castellanos went 3/4 with two doubles. Harper, Merrifield, and Jose Iglesias each scored two runs for Philadelphia’s offense.

With a record of 27-36, the Mets are 4th in the NL East, trailing the Phillies by 17.5 games. So far, they are 8-9 in divisional matchups. New York has won three straight games on the road, and they are 14-14 as the road team this year.

At home, the Mets have gone just 13-22 this year. So far, they are 15-16 as the favorite compared to a mark of 12-20 as the underdog. New York’s overall series record is 7-12-2, and they are currently losing their series vs. the Phillies.

The Mets have been a profitable run line bet on the road this season, going 17-11. They have covered the run line in their last three road games and have an average scoring margin of +0.1 runs per game away from Citi Field. They have been a better run line bet as the underdog, going 17-15, compared to 11-20 as the favorite.

The Mets are on the road against the Phillies today. The over/under line for the game is set at 10.5 runs, which is higher than their combined run average of 9.2 runs per game. The Mets have gone over the total in 33 of their 61 games this season, and their average over/under line for the year is 8 runs per game. However, they have not played a single game this season with an over/under line of 10.5 runs, as all 63 of their games have had lower lines.

Jose Quintana Gets The Start For The Mets

Jose Quintana gets the start for the Mets today as he faces the Phillies on the road. So far this season, he has made 12 starts and has a record of 1-5 with an ERA of 5.17. Quintana’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.39. Looking back at his last outing, Quintana finished with a no-decision against the Diamondbacks, giving up three earned runs in four innings of work. He has made three straight starts, giving up three earned runs in each outing. The left-hander has made three quality starts this season.

Mets Offense Breakdown

As a team, the Mets are averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 14th in the league. They have been a much better offensive team on the road this season, averaging 5.5 runs per contest. New York is also near the top of the league in home runs, and they have the league’s 10th best batting average.

Pete Alonso, Brandon Nimmo, and Francisco Lindor are all tied for the team lead in RBIs, and Alonso is also the team’s leading home run hitter. Over his last six games, Alonso is 8/25 with two home runs. Lindor is currently on a four-game hitting streak but is batting just .239 for the season.

With an overall record of 45-19, the Phillies lead the NL East by nine games over the Braves. The Phillies have won four straight games, and they are 12-5 against other teams in the NL East. Philadelphia has really thrived at home this season, going 27-9, and they are 18-10 on the road.

Philadelphia has been really good in night games this season, putting together a record of 29-10. The Phillies have been favored in most of their games, and they are 40-15 as the favorite this year. As the underdog, the Phillies are 5-4 this season, and they have won three straight as the home favorite. So far, they have an overall series record of 14-4-3 and have won three straight series.

The Phillies have been a solid bet this season against the run line, going 36-28 overall. They have been especially good at home, where they are 20-16 vs. the run line. Their average run margin for the season is +1.7, and they have covered the run line in two straight games.

The Phillies have played in just one game this season with an over/under line as high as 10.5 runs, and that game went over. Their games have averaged 8.5 runs per game, and they have an over/under record of 27-33 on the season. Their games have gone under in five straight contests.

Taijuan Walker Gets The Start For The Phillies

Taijuan Walker gets the start for the Phillies today and comes in with a record of 3-1 and ERA of 5.74. So far, he has made seven starts and two of them have been quality starts. Walker’s WHIP for the season is 1.59, and opponents are batting .298 off the right-hander this season. In his last outing, Walker finished with a no-decision after giving up four earned runs in five innings of work. Before that, he had turned in two straight quality starts. Walker has not taken a loss since May 27th.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Phillies are the 2nd highest-scoring team in the MLB at 5.1 runs per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.4 runs per contest. Overall, the Phillies are 6th in home runs and have a team batting average of .254, which is 5th in the league. As a team, they are 4th in on-base percentage and 6th in slugging.

Bryce Harper has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 7/21 in his last six games with two homers. Harper is 7th in the league with 15 homers and is 8th in the league with 45 RBIs. Alec Bohm has been the team’s top run producer so far, as his 50 RBIs are the best on the team and 5th in the MLB.

Mets vs Phillies Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Mets vs. Phillies game is to take the Phillies on the money line at -155. We actually have the Phillies winning this one by a score of 5-4, meaning you could also look to take the over, as the line is currently sitting at 10.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Taijuan Walker is projected to finish with four strikeouts, which is the fourth lowest among today’s starters. As for Jose Quintana, he is projected to finish with five K’s, and we have him finishing with a 10th best chance to pick up a win.

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