Phillies vs. Mets - 8/25/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Mets (67-56) at Philadelphia Phillies (50-74)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
N Syndergaard (7-6) (3.33) vs. J Williams (4-9) (6.10)
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies +185 / New York Mets -200 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies play game two Tuesday night.
The New York Mets look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Mets have scored 35 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six straight games. The Mets have won eight of their last 10 when scoring more than three runs. Curtis Granderson leads New York with 118 hits and 55 RBI while Wilmer Flores and Daniel Murphy have combined for 106 RBI. The New York Mets have won seven of their last 10 road games. Noah Syndergaard gets the ball, and he’s 7-6 with a 3.17 ERA and 117 strikeouts this season. This is Syndergaard’s second career game against the Phillies.
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The Philadelphia Phillies look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Phillies have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Phillies have split their last six when scoring more than three runs. Freddy Galvis leads Philly with 116 hits and 34 RBI while Odubel Herrera and Ryan Howard have combined for 104 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have lost five of their last seven home games. Jerome Williams takes the hill, and he’s 4-9 with a 6.10 ERA and 60 strikeouts this season. Williams is 1-2 with a 4.26 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
The Mets are 52-16 in their last 68 games as a favorite and 0-4 in Syndergaards last 4 road starts. The Phillies are 11-26 in their last 37 during game 2 of a series and 4-12 in Williams' last 16 starts. The Mets are 24-8 in the last 32 meetings in Philadelphia.
Not sure when the Mets decided to put runs on the board, but they're scoring by the boatload lately. Instead of paying insane chalk in this matchup, the over looks good given the way NY is playing right now.