Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets - 10/1/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Mets (86-74) at Philadelphia Phillies (70-90)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 1:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
B Colon (14-8) (3.42) vs. P Klein (0-1) (8.22)
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies / New York Mets --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies face the rival New York Mets in game two of their series.
The New York Mets are looking at the Wild Card and have been playing as well as possible. The Mets stayed hot with a 5-1 win at Philadelphia and have won six of eight with both the arms and bats contributing. NYM starter Robert Gsellman allowed the lone run over six frames to improve to 4-2. New York logged nine hits and a walk with Jay Bruce going 3-4 with a homer and three RBI’s while Yoenis Cespedes drove in a run an scored twice. Veteran Bartolo Colon makes the final start of the regular season against the Phillies. Colon comes off a 7-3 loss at Miami with all seven runs plated on eight hits over 2.1 innings.
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The Philadelphia Phillies have been struggling the past few weeks although it has no effect on the standings. The Phillies slide continued with Friday’s defeat despite solid starting pitching. Phillies starter Alec Asher dropped to 2-1 with three runs given up on five hits through six innings. Philadelphia never got their offense going on seven hits and a pair of free passes with Cameron Rupp knocking in Maikel Franco with the only run. The Phillies hand the ball to Phil Klein for the second time this season. Klein has a no decision against San Francisco in a 5-4 win with four runs allowed on eight hits in five frames.
The Mets are 12-5 in their last 17 road games and the under is 7-3 in Colon’s last 10 road starts. The over is 8-1-2 in Philadelphia’s last 11 overall and is 8-1-2 in their last 11 on grass while going 7-2-1 in their last 10 Saturday games. The Mets are 41-17 in the last 58 meetings and the over is 68-30-5 in the last 103 meetings. The Mets are trying to secure the Wild Card and Colon wins his last regular season start…