Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Prediction, 6/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets
Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-185) New York (+150)
Taijuan Walker and the New York Mets (38-31, 1st in NL East) play the Philadelphia Phillies (34-37, 4th in NL East) at Citi Field on Friday. The Phillies open this matchup at -185 while the Mets are coming in at +150. The total is set at 0. The pitchers taking the mound will be Aaron Nola and Taijuan Walker.
As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are recording 4.4 runs per contest, which ranks them 15th in the league. They have accumulated 309 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .314. The Phillies have accrued 112 doubles as a team and have knocked 78 balls out of the park. They have 298 runs batted in as well as 575 base knocks on the season, while their team batting average sits at .242. Philadelphia has a slugging % of .395 and have been rung up 686 times, while drawing a walk on 229 occasions.
The Phillies have compiled a team earned run average of 4.31 so far this year (18th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 654 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.97 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.29. Phillies pitchers have conceded 91 home runs in addition to 322 total runs (16th in baseball). They have walked 220 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.18 as a team so far this year.
The Phillies have sent 222 relievers to the mound so far this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 95 runners so far this season and 42.1% of those runners earned a run for their team. They have recorded 15 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 16 of their 31 save opportunities. The Phillies bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 48.4% and has come into the game in 63 save situations. The bullpen have tallied 30 holds this year (25th in MLB). Phillies relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 62 times as well as having 85 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Phillies have converted 68.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of 5,598 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 22nd in pro baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies have accumulated 1,866 putouts so far this season, as well as 630 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them ranked 17th in pro baseball, and they have turned 457 double plays.
Nola (63-44 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 3.45 while he has faced 3,822 opposing hitters in the majors. He has given up 806 base knocks (7.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 279 free passes. His earned run average is 3.54 (365 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.169. Nola has taken the mound for 928 frames and has tallied 1,017 punch outs so far in his MLB career.
The New York Mets have an on-base percentage of .309 as well as a batting average of .229 this season. They have been rung up on 589 occasions (28th in baseball) and have 498 base knocks. New York has accumulated 68 home runs on the season to go along with 241 RBIs. The Mets hold a team SLG% of .372 and they are scoring 3.67 runs per outing (29th in MLB). They have put up 94 doubles, while taking a walk 216 times as well as earning 253 runs.
The Mets have a WHIP of 1.132 in addition to having a FIP of 3.33 as a squad on the season. They are currently ranked 1st in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 466. The New York pitching staff have given up 233 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 3.11 (202 earned runs yielded). Their K/BB ratio is 3.37 (657 strikeouts against 195 bases on balls). They have yielded 59 home runs and they surrender 3.59 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league).
Sitting with 65 save situations, the Mets have amassed 32 holds in addition to 11 blown saves. New York has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 32 save chances and they have converted 21 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 73 times in high leverage situations and on 54 occasions with runners on. New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.7% of 83 inherited runners. They rank 11th in baseball holding a save rate of 65.6%, and they have sent 215 relievers onto the field so far this year.
Out of their 5,256 innings played, the Mets are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.4% (11th in the majors). The New York Mets have turned 56 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (6th in baseball). The Mets have recorded 558 assists, 34 errors and have a total of 1,752 putouts this year.
Thus far in his career, Walker has given up 595 base hits and he has 605 strikeouts in 656 innings pitched. Walker (41-37 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 3.68 earned run average and has allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed a total of 268 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.224 and having a FIP of 4.1. His K/BB ratio is 2.91 and he has gone up against 2,763 opposing batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York (+150)
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