Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Prediction, 4/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets
Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+105) New York (-156)
Chase Anderson and the Philadelphia Phillies (5-2, 1st in NL East) head to Citi Field on Monday where they'll meet the New York Mets (2-2, 2nd in NL East). The Phillies open this game at +105 while the Mets are coming in at -156. The over/under opens at 9. The starting pitchers will be Chase Anderson and David Peterson.
As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are scoring 3.9 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 17th in baseball. They have notched a total of 27 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .333. The Phillies have accounted for 11 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 5 baseballs out of the park. They have 24 runs batted in and 57 base knocks over the course of the season, and their batting average is .251. Philadelphia has a slugging rate of .374 and have been called out on strikes 72 times, while being walked on 22 occasions.
The Phillies are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.14 this season (9th in the league), and their staff has rung up 69 batters. They have walked 25 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.75 as a unit this season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.76 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.17. Phillies pitchers have allowed 7 home runs and also 24 total runs (22nd in baseball).
Phillies bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 5 times as well as having 7 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies relief pitchers have recorded 2 saves on the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 9 runners over the course of the season and 33.3% of them crossed the plate. The Phillies have dispatched 21 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
Anderson (54-43 mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.61 while he has gone up against 3,752 hitters in the majors. He has allowed 847 base knocks (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 293 free passes. His ERA is 4.06 (404 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.273. Anderson has taken the hill for 895 frames and has racked up 762 punch outs so far in his career.
The New York Mets have accumulated an OBP of .364 and a batting average of .246 on the campaign. They have been rung up on 33 instances (30th in the league) and have recorded 33 hits. New York has accumulated 3 long balls this year as well as 14 RBIs. The Mets have a team slugging percentage of .373 and they are earning 4.00 runs per game (15th in MLB). They have put up 6 two-baggers, while walking 22 times as well as earning 16 runs.
The New York pitching staff have surrendered 19 runs this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.97 (15 earned runs yielded). They have yielded 4 long balls and they relinquish 5.03 runs per 9 innings (21st in baseball). The Mets hold a team WHIP of 1.265 and have a FIP of 4.17 as a pitching staff on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.75 (33 strikeouts vs 12 bases on balls). They rank 29th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 31.
New York has sent 12 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 3 times in high leverage situations in addition to 2 occasions with base runners. New York relievers hold an inherited score rate of 100.0% out of their 5 inherited runners. With 3 save situations, the Mets have earned 2 holds in addition to 1 blown save.
Peterson (6-3 career mark) holds a 4.19 ERA while giving up 7.2 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 1.73 and he has faced 226 batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has allowed 25 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.286 and having a FIP of 4.9. In his career, Peterson has surrendered 43 base hits while he has totaled 45 strikeouts in 53 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York (-156)
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