The New York Mets (31-17) host the Philadelphia Phillies (21-26) in the last matchup of their three-game series on Sunday Night Baseball. Philadelphia hopes to get back on track after dropping four of its last five games. Meanwhile, New York is 4-2 in its last six contests. Zack Wheeler (3-3, 3.38 ERA) gets the start for the Phillies, while Chris Bassitt (4-2, 3.91 ERA) takes the mound for the Mets.
First pitch is set for 7:08 p.m. ET. Philadelphia is the -115 money-line favorite (risk $115 to win $100) in the latest Phillies vs. Mets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while New York is a -105 underdog. The over-under for total runs scored is 7.5. Before making any Phillies vs. Mets picks, be sure to check out the latest MLB predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Phillies vs. Mets and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Mets vs. Phillies:
- Phillies vs. Mets money line: New York -105, Philadelphia -115
- Phillies vs. Mets Sox run line: Philadelphia +1.5 (-230)
- Phillies vs. Mets over-under: 7.5 runs
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- PHI: The over is 7-0-1 in Philadelphia's last 8 games as a road underdog
- NYM: The Mets are 4-0 in their last 4 home games
Why you should back the Mets
Shortstop Francisco Lindor is an athletic presence in the infield. Lindor has outstanding instincts with a great throwing arm. The four-time All-Star has some nice power in his swing with the speed to steal a few bases. Lindor's aggressive stance at the plate has been a bonus for New York. He is fifth in the MLB in RBIs (37) along with eight home runs and a batting average of .260. In his last game, Lindor went 2-for-3 with a triple and three runs driven in.
Designated hitter Pete Alonso has been red-hot to kick off the season. Alonso has outstanding power and can hit a home run in any ballpark with ease. The 2019 All-Star can consistently produce runs for New York. He is currently second in the majors in RBIs (46) and tied for fifth in home runs (12). On May 27, he went 2-for-2 with a homer, a double, and four RBIs.
Why you should back the Phillies
Bryce Harper has all the tools and is extremely athletic. Harper has big-time power along with an aggressive approach at the plate. The six-time All-Star has good pitch recognition with a solid awareness of the strike zone. Harper leads the team in batting average (.317), home runs (10), RBIs (32), and hits (53). He's currently on a six-game hitting streak.
Left fielder Nick Castellanos has a natural swing with the ability to hit for both contact and power. Castellanos also owns a strong and accurate arm from the outfield. The 2021 All-Star has a batting average of .258 with five home runs and 24 RBIs. He's recorded 2-plus hits in consecutive contests and has been a reliable offensive outlet.
How to make Mets vs. Phillies picks
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