New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 5-5-22

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 5/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 5/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews


Citizen Bank Park will see action on Thursday for a four-game series between the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies. The New York Mets dropped to 18-9 but still lead the NL East while the Philadelphia Phillies dropped to 11-14 and are fourth-place in the NL East.       


The New York Mets dropped their series finale against the Atlanta Braves at 9-2.  They also lost the series opener at 2-5 but recovered in Games 2 and 3 at 5-4 and 3-0 respectively. 


After 27 games, New York’s offense is solid and is tied for first place with 120 runs scored and the top 2 with a .257 batting average, and 1st with .338 OBP.  New York’s pitching is solid as well.  The team’s ERA of 3.21 is top 5 in MLB.  Their WHIP of 1.05 is top 2 and BAA of .200 is also top 2 in the league. 


2B Jeff McNeil leads New York with a .337 batting average.  DH Pete Alonso has 5 homers and 21 RBIs.  RP Tylor Megill leads the pitching team with a 2.43 ERA and 4 wins while SP Max Scherzer leads with 42 strikeouts. 


For the game on Thursday, the New York Mets will send TaiJuan Walker to the mound.  The righty is 0-0, has a 0.0 ERA and 0.57 WHIP, struck out 5 batters, allowed 2 hits, and 2 walks in 7 innings.  


  • The New York Mets are 6-2 SU in its last 8 road games.
  • The Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 matches against Philadelphia.
  • The total went UNDER in 4 of the New York Mets’ last 6 road games against the Phillies. 

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New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Predictions 5/5/2022


The Philadelphia Phillies look to snap their three-game losing streak.  The Phillies dropped both their double-header matches against the Texas Rangers at 4-6 and 1-2. 


After 25 games, LF Nick Castellanos led the Phillies with a .307 batting average.  DH Kyle Schwarber leads with 7 homers and 16 RBIs.  SP Kyle Gibson leads the pitching team with 2 wins and 2.93 ERA while SP Aaron Nola leads with 34 strikeouts. 


The Phillies have 111 runs which is tied for 7th, a .244 batting average which is top 8, and a .314 OBP which is 14th in MLB.  Philadelphia’s pitching team has a team ERA of 3.90 and 1.25 WHIP which are both 20th in the league.  They allow the opponents to bat at an average of .239 which is 21st in MLB. 


Philadelphia is sending right-hand pitcher Aaron Nola to the hill for Thursday’s match.  Nola is 1-3, with a 3.90 ERA and 0.94 WHIP.  In 27.2 innings, Nola allowed 5 homers, 21 hits, 5 walks, and struck out 34 batters. 


  • Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 matches.
  • The total went UNDER in 9 of the Phillies’ last 13 matches against the NY Mets.
  • The total went OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 home games.

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies. The MLB pick for the game goes to the New York Mets. The Mets continue to play well early this season.  Except for the games against Philadelphia and Washington in early April, the Mets have not lost more than 2 games in a row. 


The Mets defeated the Phillies in 4 out of 6 games this season.  It will be close, but New York batters will win this one for them.  Taking the game on the road is the New York Mets.  Final Score Prediction 4-3.  


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New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 5/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 6:45 PM ET


Location: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia


Date: Thursday, May 5, 2021


TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia


MLB Odds: Philadelphia Phillies -141


MLB Totals: 8.0


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