New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies - 9/9/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (74-67) at New York Mets (64-77)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 1:10 pm (Citi Field)
Vincent Velasquez (9-10) (4.10) vs. J deGrom (8-8) (1.68)
The Line: New York Mets -176 / Philadelphia Phillies +166 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies square off with the New York Mets in a NL East MLB matchup Sunday.
The Philadelphia Phillies struggled on the mound in a 10-5 defeat at the NY Mets Saturday. Philadelphia starter Zach Eflin was charged with six runs on four hits and three BB over four frames to absorb the loss.
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The Phillies posted 12 hits and walked six times with Rhys Hoskins cracking his 29th long ball while Cesar Hernandez went 4-4 with two runs knocked in.
Vince Velasquez draws Sunday’s starting assignment at the NY Mets. Velasquez dropped a 3-1 decision to the Marlins last time out with three runs scoring over five frames.
The New York Mets continued to play well against Philadelphia with the offense lighting up the scoreboard. New York starter Noah Syndergaard gave up four runs on 12 hits and five BB through 8.1 innings to get the win.
The Mets did their damage on eleven hits and five walks with Todd Frazier going deep and driving in two and scoring twice while Thomas Nido smacked a three run double followed by Jay Bruce with an RBI and two runs.
The New York Mets hand the ball to ace Jacob deGrom for Sunday’s start versus Philadelphia. DeGrom did not receive a decision in a 4-2 loss at the Dodgers with a run scoring in six frames.
Philadelphia are 3-7 in their last 10 Sunday games and under is 13-6-1 in Philadelphia last 20 road games and Philadelphia are 1-7 in Velasquez’s last 8 road starts. Under is 9-3 in deGrom’s last 12 Sunday starts and NY Mets are 5-14 in deGrom’s last 19 home starts and under is 18-7-1 in deGrom’s last 26 on grass. NY Mets are 12-2 in deGrom’s last 14 starts vs. Philadelphia and under is 6-2 in deGrom’s last 8 starts vs. Philadelphia.
I am hoping for a Philadelphia win as a fan but as a betting man I favor the Mets…