New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

First pitch for Sunday's matchup between the Mets and Phillies is set for 10:10 PM ET from London Stadium in London. The Phillies are the heavy favorites on the money line (-155), while the Mets have odds of +131. The over/under line is currently at 10.5 runs.

Jose Quintana is starting for the Mets, and he is facing off against Taijuan Walker. The Phillies are currently on a four-game winning streak and are 45-19 overall, while the Mets are 27-36 and are 4th in the NL East. This game can be seen on ESPN.

New York vs. Philadelphia Matchup At A Glance

  • Teams: Mets at Phillies
  • Where: London Stadium London
  • Date: Sunday, June 9th
  • Betting Odds PHI -155 | NYM +131 O/U 10.5

Mets vs Phillies Last Game Recap

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 got the win for the Phillies, going 5 2/3 innings and giving up just two earned runs. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued one walk. Sean Manaea had a rough outing for the Mets, taking the loss after going just 3 2/3 innings and giving up six earned runs.

Bryce Harper, Whit Merrifield, and Nick Castellanos each homered for the Phillies. Harper, Merrifield, and Francisco Lindor each had two RBIs for the Mets.

Mets Preview

On the road, the Mets have a 14-14 record and are 17-11 against the run line. Their games have averaged 9.2 runs, resulting in a 33-28 over/under record. Overall, the Mets are 27-36 and have won three straight games as the road team.

After losing the first game of the series, the Mets are 7-12-2 in series this year. They are currently 4th in the NL East, 17.5 games behind the Phillies, with a 13-22 home record and a 15-16 record as favorites.

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. Opponents are batting .265 off Quintana this season, and he has a WHIP of 1.39. In his 12 appearances, Quintana has turned in three quality starts. Looking back at his most recent outing, Quintana finished with a no-decision vs. the Diamondbacks, giving up three earned runs in four innings of work. Before that, he had given up three earned runs in three straight outings.

So far this season, the Mets are averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 14th in the league. They have been a better offensive team on the road, averaging 5.5 runs per game. As a team, the Mets are batting .242, which is 9th in the league, and are also near the top of the league in home runs. Pete Alonso, Brandon Nimmo, and Francisco Lindor are all tied for the team lead in RBIs, with 31 apiece.

Over his last six games, Pete Alonso has gone 8/25 with two homers and four RBIs. He is also on a three-game hitting streak. Luis Torrens and Mark Vientos have also hit two homers apiece in their last five and six games, respectively. Torrens is 4/13 over that stretch, and Vientos is 6/21.

Phillies Preview

Philadelphia has been dominant as the favorite this year, boasting a 40-15 record in that role. They have won four straight games and lead the NL East by nine games over the Braves. The Phillies' run line record is 36-28, and they are 20-16 against the run line at home.

When the Phillies play, the games have averaged 8.5 runs per game, resulting in a 27-33 over/under record for the season. The over has hit in their only game with a total line of 10.5 runs.

Taijuan Walker gets the start for the Phillies today and has made seven appearances this year. He has a record of 3-1 and an ERA of 5.74. Walker's WHIP for the season is 1.59, and he has issued 3.58 walks per nine innings compared to 7.17 strikeouts. The right-hander has made two quality starts this year and is coming off an outing in which he gave up four earned runs in five innings of work. In that outing, he gave up two homers. Walker has not taken the loss in any of his last three outings.

For the season, the Phillies are averaging 5.1 runs per game, which is the 2nd best mark in the league. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.4 runs per game. Overall, they are 6th in home runs and 5th in team batting average. As a team, they are 2nd in walks and have the 4th best on-base percentage in the league.

Bryce Harper and Alec Bohm have been the Phillies' top run producers this season, with Harper's 15 home runs leading the team and Bohm leading the team with 50 RBIs. Harper has also gone 7/21 over his last six games, including two homers. Kyle Schwarber has 11 homers this season but is batting just .231.

Mets vs. Phillies Prediction: Phillies ML -155

Our prediction for today's Mets vs. Phillies game is that the Phillies will pick up a 5-4 win at home. With the money line sitting at -155, we see this as a good payout and would recommend taking the Phillies to win straight up.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Taijuan Walker finishing with four strikeouts, which is fourth worst among today's starters. As for Jose Quintana, we have him finishing with five K's, which has him in the middle of the pack.

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