New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

When: Tuesday, June 25th at 7:05 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Mets TV/Radio: SNY, WCBS 880 AM. Phillies TV/Radio: Comcast SportsNet, WIP 94.1 FM.

Team Notes

New York Mets

The Mets are in a free fall with a record of 37-41 at the start of the week. Rumors continue to swirl that manager Mickey Callaway is close to being fired.

New York have held steady with a 15.5% shot of reaching the postseason and a 0.4% probability to hold the World Series trophy.

The Mets’ woes on the field have risen their odds to 30-1 to win the NL title and 75-1 to win the 2019 World Series.

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies are swooning in June, losing enough games to almost fall back to .500. Philadelphia is 39-38 overall and 23-17 at home at the beginning of the week.

Philadelphia has a 16.8% probability to make the playoffs and a 0.2% chance to take the World Series crown according to Baseball Reference.

The Phillies have 7-1 odds to win the National League and are at 15-1 to take the World Series.

Pitcher Notes

New York Mets: Walker Lockett (3-5, 3.71 ERA)

Lockett made one start this season and it wasn’t pretty for the 25-year old righty.

The Mets’ starter threw just 2.1 innings, allowing six earned runs on five hits and one walk.

  • Lockett threw 55 pitches in first start of the year, facing 13 batters.
  • Last season, Lockett threw 15 innings for the Padres, allowing 16 earned runs.
  • In those 15 innings, Lockett surrendered four homers and 10 walks.

Phillies: Zach Elfin (6-7, 2.83 ERA)

Elfin has been terrific in the month of June, pitching 20.1 innings and surrendering only five earned runs while striking out 22 over the three starts.

In his last start, Elfin tossed six innings and allowed two earned runs in a 6-2 loss to Washington.

  • When Elfin is pitching at Citizens Bank Park this season, he has struck out 35 in 42.1 innings.
  • At home, Elfin has allowed a .216 batting average to opposing hitters.
  • Elfin has thrown four quality starts in his last five outings.

Hitter Notes

New York Mets

The Mets are scoring a half-run lower on the road as opposed to their home totals this season.

New York is scoring 4.56 runs on the road in 2019, while averaging 4.78 runs per contest overall.

  • OF Michael Conforto is 4 for 18 against Elfin with one homer and five RBI.
  • 3B Jeff McNeil is 2 for 9 against the Phillies’ starter with a double and triple to his credit.
  • SS Amed Rosario is a blistering 5 for 11 with three doubles versus Elfin.

Philadelphia Phillies

After starting the season red hot at Citizens Bank, the Phillies have fallen to 13th overall in baseball, averaging 5 runs per game at home.

Overall, the Phillies have fallen to 17th in the MLB plating 4.68 runs per contest.

  • 3B Maikel Franco is 1 for 2 against Lockett with a solo homer.
  • 2B Cesar Hernandez is 1 for 2 versus the Mets’ starter, also with a homer.
  • OF Rhys Hoskins is 1 for 3 against Lockett with a single being the lone hit.

Roster Notes

New York Mets

  • OF Brandon Nimmo is on the 10-day IL with a bulging disc in his neck.
  • INF Jed Lowrie is now slowly rehabbing his strained hamstring on the 60-day IL.
  • SP Noah Syndergaard is on the 10-day IL after injuring his hamstring during a start.

Philadelphia Phillies

  • OF Andrew McCutchen had surgery on the ACL in his right knee effectively ending his season.
  • RP Pat Neshek is on the 10-day IL with a hamstring pull.
  • SP Jerad Eickhoff has biceps tendinitis that is keeping him on the 10-day IL for the foreseeable future.

Game Odds

Residents of New Jersey can bet on the MLB game Mets vs Phillies at one of these sportsbooks:

Moneyline

SportsbookNew York MetsPhiladelphia PhilliesLink
888Sport NJ+125-155
BetStars NJ+130-150

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Total Runs

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888Sport NJ-104-118
BetStars NJ-110-110

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Run Line

SportsbookNew York Mets +1.5Philadelphia Phillies -1.5Link
888Sport NJ-150+123
BetStars NJ-137+120

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Player to Hit a Home Run

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Bryce Harper-+350-530
Pete Alonso+200-275

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