Mets vs. Phillies - 9/1/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (52-79) at New York Mets (72-58)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)
A Harang (5-14) (4.79) vs. J Niese (8-9) (3.95)
The Line: New York Mets -221 / Philadelphia Phillies +204 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets play game two Tuesday night.
The Philadelphia Phillies need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Phillies have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last eight games. The Phillies have lost five of their last seven when scoring more than three runs. Freddy Galvis leads Philly with 119 hits and 37 RBI while Odubel Herrera and Ryan Howard have combined for 106 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have lost five of their last eight road games. Aaron Harang gets the ball, and he’s 5-14 with a 4.79 ERA and 86 strikeouts this season. Harang is 6-7 with a 4.18 ERA and 61 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
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The New York Mets look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Mets have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Mets have won eight of their last 10 when scoring more than three runs. Curtis Granderson leads New York with 127 hits and 58 RBI while Daniel Murphy and Wilmer Flores have combined for 110 RBI. The New York Mets have lost five of their last seven home games. Jonathon Niese takes the hill, and he’s 8-9 with a 3.95 ERA and 104 strikeouts this season. Niese is 10-6 with a 2.97 ERA and 118 strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.
The Phillies are 12-27 in their last 39 during game 2 of a series and 3-14 in Harangs last 17 starts. The Mets are 41-12 in their last 53 games as a home favorite and 4-1 in Nieses last 5 starts. The Mets are 4-1 in Nieses last 5 home starts vs. Phillies.
The Mets continue to play impressive baseball and the Phillies have no success when Harang is on the mound. The Mets have to be the pick here.