New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 5-7-22

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 5/7/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies 5/7/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The New York Mets will go against the Philadelphia Phillies in MLB action in Citizens Bank Park, PA, on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 4:05 PM ET. On Thursday, the Mets claimed the first game of the series, overcoming a 7-0 hole to win 8-7.

 

To win it, they netted seven times in the top of the ninth inning. Francisco Lindor hit a two-run homer to start the game, and Starling Marte drove in the winning run with an RBI double. Marte began the scoring in the sixth inning with a home run.

 

Taijuan Walker took the loss, but the bullpen came in and pitched 5 shutout innings to save him. Adonis Medina earned the victory, and Edwin Diaz recorded his sixth save.

 

On Saturday afternoon, the Mets will start Max Scherzer. After Friday’s match was rained out, Scherzer’s start was postponed to Saturday. The right-hander is 4-0 with a 2.61 ERA in five appearances this season.

 

In 31 innings thrown, Scherzer has 42 strikeouts and 9 walks. In his last appearance, Scherzer trounced the Phillies, giving four runs on five hits in six innings while striking out nine batters. The Mets rank 8th in runs scored per game and 7th in team ERA in the league.

 

  • The total went OVER in 5 of the NY Mets’ last 6 matches.
  • The NY Mets are 13-6 SU in their last 19 matches.
  • The Mets are 5-1 SU in their last 6 matches against Philadelphia.

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The Phillies took a 7-0 lead in the fourth inning following home runs by Bryce Harper and Nick Castellanos, but they couldn’t hang on. Aaron Nola pitched seven innings and only allowed one run on three hits, but the bullpen blew it, surrendering seven runs in the ninth.

 

To take the defeat, James Norwood gave up four runs and Corey Knebel gave up three runs in the ninth inning. The Phillies, who dropped to 11-15, got three singles from Jean Segura.

 

The Phillies will start Kyle Gibson on Saturday afternoon. He was supposed to start Friday but was moved to Saturday, just like Scherzer. In five appearances this season, the right-hander is 2-1 with a 2.93 ERA.

 

In 27.2 innings thrown, Gibson has 26 strikeouts and 12 walks. Gibson had a no-decision in his last outing, a 4-1 victory over the Mets. In 4.1 innings, he only allowed one run and two hits, although he walked four hitters. The Phillies rank 9th in runs produced per game and 22nd in team ERA in the majors.

 

  • The total went OVER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 10 matches.
  • Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in their last 6 matches.
  • The total went OVER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 7 matches at home.

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies. The MLB pick for this game is the New York Mets. The Mets won the first two series against the Phillies this year, and they are off to a solid start in the third series this weekend. Going into this game, the Mets are 5-1 in the past six encounters between the two teams.

 

This year, the Phillies are uneven, and it all stems from their pitching. Gibson pitched well for the Phillies, but the bullpen was a disaster, as we witnessed on Thursday.

 

With an ERA of 4.50, the Phillies bullpen is the 5th worst in baseball, whereas the Mets bullpen is substantially better with a 3.72 ERA. On the money line, pick the Mets. The New York Mets will win to a predicted score of 5-3.

 

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MLB Starting Time: 4:05 PM (EDT)

 

Location: Citizens Bank Park, PA

 

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022

 

TV: SNY

 

MLB Odds: New York Mets -135

 

MLB Totals: 7.5

 

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