New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 5/31/2014
Sunday, June 1, 12:35 PM on SNY, CSPh
Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
New York Mets - Niese, J (3-3) vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Hamels, C (1-3)
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Sunday afternoon, Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets will take on Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies. Niese will be making his 11th start as Hamels makes his 8th.
Jonathon Niese pitched to a no-decision in his last outing and he brings a 3 – 3 record and a 2.74 ERA into this start. In his last start, Niese allowed 2 runs on 3 hits in 5.2 innings as he walked 4 while only striking out 2. Niese is on pace to match or slightly better last season’s results when he went 8 – 8 with a 3.71 ERA in 24 starts.
In 2013, Niese was 1 - 1 with a 0.57 ERA in 2 starts against the Phillies. This season, Niese is 1 – 1 in 2 starts against Philadelphia. He pitched to a no-decision in the 2nd start against the Phillies after allowing 3 runs on 8 hits in 6 innings of work.
Cole Hamels took another loss in his last start and that dropped his record to 1 – 3 with a 4.43 ERA. In that start, Hamels gave up 4 runs on 3 hits (including a homer) in 7 innings as he walked 2 and struck out 4. Hamels seems to be picking up where he left off last season when he went 8 - 14 with a 3.60 ERA in 33 starts.
In 2013, Hamels was 2 – 3 with a 4.94 ERA in 5 starts against the Mets. This season, Hamels is 0 - 1 in 2 starts against New York in 2 starts. He pitched to a no-decision in his 2nd start against the Mets despite allowing just a run on 7 hits in 7 innings while walking 3 and striking out 10.
New York Mets Betting Trends
New York Mets are 21-23-9 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for New York Mets is -0.1
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
Philadelphia Phillies are 26-20-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Philadelphia Phillies is -0.6
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
05/14/14 P Dillon Gee Side 15-day DL (5/11)
05/13/14 P Gonzalez Germen Virus 15-day DL (5/12)
04/01/14 P Bobby Parnell Elbow 15-day DL (4/1), out for season
03/28/14 P Matt Harvey Elbow 60-day DL (3/30), out for season
05/25/14 3B Cody Asche Hamstring 15-day DL (5/23)
05/24/14 P Luis Garcia Forearm 15-day DL (5/22)
05/20/14 P Cliff Lee Elbow 15-day DL (5/20)
05/13/14 2B Freddy Galvis Collarbone out 6-8 weeks
03/28/14 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder 60-day DL (3/21)
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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