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

How to Watch

Where: Citi Field, New York, NY

When: Saturday, July 6th at 7:10 PM EST

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

Team Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies have closed the gap on the Braves for the top spot in the NL East as they begin their series against the Mets in New York.

Philadelphia has a 25.6% chance of making the playoffs and a 0.9% to take the World Series title according to Baseball Reference.

The Phillies have dropped to 10-1 to win the National League and have fallen to 25-1 to win the World Series.

New York Mets

The Mets continue to reel from a series of bullpen meltdowns to enter the All-Star break several games below .500 on the season.

New York have dropped to a 6.0% shot of reaching the playoffs and 0.1% to take the World Series.

The Mets’ sub .500 record has raised their odds to 40-1 to take the NL title and 100-1 to claim the 2019 World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Phillies: Jake Arrieta (5-4, 3.60 ERA)

Arrieta had a subpar June, posting a 5.65 ERA with 19 strikeouts in 28.2 innings.

Over five starts during the month, Arrieta allowed 45 baserunners with 32 hits and 13 walks.

  • Away from Citizens Bank Park, Arrieta has posted a 4.36 ERA with 47 strikeouts in 53.2 innings.
  • Arrieta has given up four homers in his last three starts.
  • Arrieta allowed a .281 batting average to opposing hitters in June.

New York Mets: Noah Syndergaard (5-4, 4.55 ERA)

After a short stint on the IL, Syndergaard made his return on June 30th against Atlanta.

In that start, Syndergaard threw 5.2 innings, allowing three earned runs with one homer.

  • In June, Syndergaard only struck out 21 batters in 25.1 innings, a troubling trend for the fireballer.
  • The Mets starter has only surrendered two homers in his last five games.
  • Syndergaard has walked ten batters and allowed 19 base hits in his last four starts of 2019.

Hitter Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies offense stumbled during the month of June, scoring just 128 runs for a 4.74 runs per game average.

As a team, Philadelphia did hit 40 homers over the month, a season-high for the squad.

  • 1B Rhys Hoskins went 1 for 2 against Wilson with a double in their only matchup.
  • OF Bryce Harper is 0 for 1 versus the Braves’ starter with a walk.
  • 3B Maikel Franco hit a two-run homer against Wilson and drew a walk.

New York Mets

The Mets scored five runs per game during the 28 games in June.

New York’s offense hit .263 and posted 94 extra-base hits, season-highs in both categories.

  • OF Michael Conforto is 4 for 17 against Arrieta with one homer and four RBI.
  • 3B Jeff McNeil is 10 for 17 against the Phillies’ righty with one homer and two RBI.
  • 1B Pete Alonso is 3 for 11 with one RBI and one double off Arrieta.

Roster Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

  • RP David Robinson’s flexor strain in his throwing elbow was moved to 60-day IL.
  • C J.T. Realmuto has a tender left hamstring that requires monitoring but continues to play for the Phillies.
  • OF Odubel Herrera had the domestic violence charges dropped against him but remains on administrative leave pending an investigation by MLB.

New York Mets

  • Jeurys Familia, Justin Wilson, and Luis Avilan were activated from the 10-day IL.
  • Four players were sent down to the minors with the moves, including RP Brooks Pounders.
  • INF Luis Guillorme was called up from Triple-A Syracuse.

Game Odds Phillies vs Mets

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Moneyline

SportsbookPHI PhilliesMetsLink
888Sport NJ+135-165
BetStars NJ+140-167 

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over 9  Under 9Link
888Sport NJ-106-115
BetStars NJ-125+110

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Run Line

SportsbookPHI Phillies+1.5Mets -1.5Link
888Sport NJ-155+128
BetStars NJ-550+425 

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