Philadelphia vs. Philadelphia New York Mets odds, tips and betting trends

At Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, the New York Mets (18-8) take on the Philadelphia Phillies (11-14), fellow members of the NL East, at 6:45 PM ET.

The Phillies are favored (-147 moneyline odds) when they host the Mets (+125). The Philadelphia Phillies will hand the ball to Aaron Nola (1-3, .00 ERA) looking for win No. 2 on the season, and the Mets will turn to Taijuan Walker.

The Phillies lost 2-1 to the Rangers yesterday, with Brad Hand (one inning, giving up one earned run on one hit while striking out one) on the line for the loss. Nicholas Castellanos went 3-for-4 with a double to lead the Phillies offensively in the defeat.

The Mets were defeated by the Braves 9-2 yesterday. Luis Guillorme went 1-for-4 with an RBI, and Tylor Megill was handed the loss, throwing 5 1/3 innings, giving up three earned runs on four hits while striking out nine.

Here is what you need to get ready for Thursday’s Phillies vs. Mets contest.

Philadelphia vs. Philadelphia New York Mets Odds and Betting Lines

Major League Baseball odds courtesy of Typical Sportsbook. Odds updated Thursday at 2:04 AM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Phillies (-147, bet $ 147 to win $ 100)
  • Underdog: Mets (+125, bet $ 100 to win $ 125)
  • Over / under: 8

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Phillies Stats and Trends

Phillies Betting Records

  • The Phillies have been favorites in 18 games this season and won nine (50%) of those contests.
  • Philadelphia is 7-6 this season when entering a game favored by -147 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Phillies have a 59.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • So far this season, Philadelphia and its opponents have hit the over in 12 of their 25 games with a total.
  • In 25 games with a spread this season, the Phillies are 11-14-0 ATS.

Aaron Nola (Phillies Probable Starter)

  • Nola (1-3) will take to the mound for the Phillies and make his sixth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Friday, when he gave up three earned runs and allowed seven hits in six innings against the New York Mets.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in five games this season with an ERA of 3.90, a 6.8 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .940.
  • If he completes six or more innings with three or fewer earned runs allowed, he’ll earn his third consecutive quality start.
  • Nola has three starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • The Mets have scored 115 runs this season, which ranks third in MLB. They are batting .255 for the campaign with 21 home runs, 16th in the league.
  • This season, the right-hander has pitched against the Mets in two games, and they have gone 10-for-35 with two doubles, two home runs and six RBI over 9 1/3 innings.
  • Among qualified pitchers this campaign, the 28-year-old’s 3.90 ERA ranks 50th, .940 WHIP ranks 21st, and 11.1 K / 9 ranks 10th.

Phillies Batting Stats

  • The Phillies rank eighth in Major League Baseball with 26 home runs.
  • Fueled by 74 extra-base hits, the Phillies rank third in MLB with a .403 slugging percentage this season.
  • Philadelphia ranks sixth in MLB with a .244 team batting average.
  • The Phillies have scored the sixth-most runs in the league this season with 111.
  • Philadelphia has an on-base percentage of .314 this season, which ranks 13th in the league.
  • The Phillies rank 18th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.5 whiffs per contest.

Mets Stats and Trends

Mets Betting Records

  • The Mets have been underdogs in four games this season and have come away with the win two times (50%) in those contests.
  • New York has played as an underdog of +125 or more just one time this year and came away with a loss in that game.
  • The Mets have an implied victory probability of 44.4% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • New York and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 11 of their 27 opportunities.
  • The Mets have an against the spread mark of 17-9-0 in 26 games with a line this season.

Taijuan Walker (Mets Probable Starter)

  • The Mets will look to Walker (0-0) to open the game and make his third start of the season.
  • In his last time out on Saturday, the righty threw five scoreless innings against the Philadelphia Phillies while surrendering two hits.
  • In his two games this season, opposing hitters have compiled a batting average of only .095 against him. He has a .00 ERA and averages 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Walker heads into the matchup with one outing of five or more innings pitched this year.
  • He will face a Phillies squad that is hitting .244 as a unit (sixth in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .403 (third in the league) with 26 total home runs (eighth in MLB play).
  • Walker has pitched seven innings without giving up an earned run on two hits, while striking out five against the Phillies this season.

Mets Batting Stats

  • The Mets average 0.8 home runs per game to rank 16th in MLB play with 21 total home runs.
  • This season, the Mets’ .377 slugging percentage is 13th in baseball.
  • New York’s .255 batting average is second-best in MLB.
  • The Mets score the third-most runs in baseball (115 total, 4.4 per game).
  • New York is the top team in MLB play this season with a .337 on-base percentage.
  • The Mets strike out 7.5 times per game, the ninth-best mark in the league.

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Phillies Vs. Mets: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

  • Game Day: Thursday, May 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:45 PM ET
  • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
  • TV Channel: SportsNet NY
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

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