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Mets at Phillies 9/16/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Odds & Info

Game Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets
Date & Time Wednesday September 16, 2020, 7:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Citizens Bank Park One Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA, 19148, USA
Latest odds
NYM -135 ; O/U 7.5
TV Channel
ESPN

The New York Mets play the second game of a three-game series on the road Wednesday against National League East rival the Philadelphia Phillies. The Mets dropped to 21-26 following a 7-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. The Mets have lost two straight and four of the last six and are in fourth place in the NL East 6 ½ games behind the first-place Atlanta Braves.

Right fielder Michael Conforto is batting .343 to lead New York and has team-highs in hits with 60 and on-base percentage at .428. First baseman Peter Alonso is the leader in home runs with 11 while designated hitter Dominic Smith is leading in RBIs with 38. On Wednesday, New York will send Jacob deGrom to the mound. The right-hander is 4-1 with an ERA of 1.67, 79 Ks and 13 BBs.

Philadelphia slumped to 23-23 following its 6-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Monday. The Phillies have lost three straight and four of their last five and during a seven-game series with the Marlins, the Phillies were 2-5. Philadelphia is in third place in the NL East for games behind the first-place Atlanta Braves and are losing contact with second place Miami.

Shortstop Didi Gregorius is batting .277 to lead Philadelphia and has a team-high 44 hits. Catcher JT Realmuto is leading in home runs with 11 and RBIs with 30, while right fielder Bryce Harper has a team-high .413 on-base percentage. On Wednesday, Philadelphia will send Aaron Nola to the mound. The right-hander is 5-3 with an ERA of 2.40, 77 Ks and 13 BBs. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • New York is 2-5 in its last 7 on the road
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Mets last 7
  • Philadelphia is 10-2 in its last 12 at home
  • The OVER has cashed in 8 of the Phillies last 11

Free MLB Pick:

Under 7.5 Runs

Two-time defending Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom will be on the mound for New York and therefore the play here is UNDER.  The right-hander has an ERA of just 1.67 and the opposing pitcher for Philadelphia Aaron Nola has a solid ERA of just 2.40. The UNDER has cashed in four of the last five played between New York and Philadelphia. FInal Score Prediction, Philadelphia Phillies win but our best play is UNDER 3-2.

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