Philadelphia Phillies VS New York Mets

MLB Baseball 01:05 PM ET

Monday

08/16/2020

SNY, NSPA

Spread: Philadelphia Phillies -140

Over/Under: 9.5

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/16/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/16/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/16/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The New York Mets will be playing against the Philadelphia Phillies at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 1:05 PM ET. New York comes into this match-up after losing Saturday’s game to the Phillies, 6-2. Meanwhile, Philadelphia will be playing hard to win this game and improve their team percentage to .500. The Mets, with a 9-13 standing and a .409 team percentage, are in 12th place in the National League and in 4th place in the NL East Division. The Phillies, with a .438 team percentage and a 7-9 standing, are in 3rd place in the NL East Division and are in 11th place in the National League.

New York’s Starting Pitcher Steven Matz is 0-4 and posted six runs in over 4.0 innings during that 6-2 loss to the Phillies. Dominic Smith was the lone Mets’ offensive player who exploded in the 9th frame with a two-run homer. Rick Porcello will start for NY with his 1-2 and 5.68 ERA record. Porcello added in his score sheet a two runs, giving up eight hits across six frames of work.

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Predictions 8/16/2020

Philadelphia needs two more wins to improve to .500, SP Aaron Nola is 2-1 while striking eight batters out in 7.0 innings of play in that victory. Rhys Hoskins added a double in clearing the bases in the fifth inning. Zack Wheeler will be stepping up the pitcher’s mound to start Sunday’s showdown, and he is 2-0 with a 2.89 ERA and 8 Ks this year. Wheeler will be playing against the Mets in his first career start.

The Mets have starting Pitchers N. Syndergaard (elbow), Jacob deGrom (neck), M. Stroman (personal reasons), and M. Wacha (shoulder) out tonight. 2B Jed Lowrie and E. Nunez (both with an injured knees), Left Fielder Y. Cespedes (personal reasons) and J. McNeil (knee), Center Fielder Jake Marisnick (hamstring), and Catcher R. Rivera (elbow) will not be playing for New York. The Phillies posted 5 key players on their injured list. Starting Pitcher Spencer Howard (blister), Relief Pitchers R. McClain (shoulder), Seranthony Dominguez and David Robertson (both with elbow injury), with Center Fielder Adam Haseley (wrist) cannot be on the field to play.

New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies. The MLB Pick for this game is Philadelphia -140. The Mets are 2-4 SU in their last 6 outings and 2-9 SU in their last 11 contests when playing on the road against Philadelphia. The totals went OVER in 4 of New York’s last 6 match-ups against an opponent in the National League. The totals went OVER in 5 of the Phillies’ last 7 outings, and Philadelphia is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against NY Mets. The Phillies are 4-2 SU in their last 6 match-ups against an opponent in the National League. The prediction, Philadelphia will win -140 to a score of 4-3.

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MLB Starting Time: 1:05 PM ET

Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA

Date: Sunday, August 16, 2020

TV: SNY, NSPA

MLB Odds: Philadelphia Phillies -140

MLB Totals: 9.5

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