Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Prediction, 6/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+220) New York (-303)
Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets (38-31, 1st in NL East) play the Philadelphia Phillies (34-37, 3rd in NL East) at Citi Field on Saturday. The Phillies open this game at +220 while the Mets are coming in at -303. The over/under has been set at 6. The men taking the mound are Zach Eflin and Jacob deGrom.
The Phillies have hit 112 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 78 balls out of the park. Philadelphia has a slugging percentage of .395 and have struck out 686 times, while drawing a walk on 229 occasions. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are scoring 4.4 runs per game, which is 15th in baseball. They have recorded 298 runs batted in in addition to 575 base knocks so far this year, and their average at the plate is at .242. They have a total of 309 runs and have an OBP of .314.
The Phillies have a team ERA of 4.31 on the campaign (17th in the league), and they have struck out 654 batters. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.97 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.29. Phillies pitchers have conceded 91 home runs and 322 total runs (16th in baseball). They have walked 220 opposing players and their FIP is 4.18 as a unit this season.
The Phillies have dispatched 222 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 95 runners this year and 42.1% of those runners ended up scoring. They have 15 saves over the course of the season and have blown 16 out of their 31 chances to get a save. The Phillies relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 48.4% and stepped onto the hill in 63 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 30 holds over the course of the season (25th in MLB). Phillies relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 62 times as well as having 85 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Phillies have converted 68.5% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,598 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 22nd in pro baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting with 1,866 putouts this season, as well as 630 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them ranked 16th in the majors, and have a total of 457 double plays.
Eflin has taken the mound for 562 innings and has accumulated 471 strikeouts in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.60 (287 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.324. He has given up 605 hits (9.7 hits per nine innings) and has had 139 free passes. Eflin (31-39 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.48 while he has faced 2,402 opposing batters in the majors.
The Mets have a SLG% of .372 and they are recording 3.67 runs per contest (29th in baseball). They have 94 two-baggers, while walking 216 times and recording 253 runs. New York is sitting with 68 home runs on the season as well as 241 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 589 occasions (29th in baseball) and have totaled 498 hits. The New York Mets have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .309 as well as a batting average of .229 so far this year.
The New York pitching staff have given up 233 runs so far this year while having a team ERA of 3.11 (202 earned runs allowed). They have conceded 59 home runs and they yield 3.59 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Mets have a WHIP of 1.132 and have a FIP of 3.32 as a staff this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.37 (657 strikeouts vs 195 free passes). They rank 1st in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 466.
New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.7% out of their 83 inherited base runners. Their relievers have taken the field 73 times in high leverage situations in addition to 54 occasions with runners on. With 65 save situations, the Mets have earned 32 holds in addition to 11 blown saves. They rank 11th in MLB with a save rate of 65.6%, and they have sent 215 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the season. New York has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 32 save opportunities and they have tallied 21 saves.
The New York Mets have twisted 56 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (6th in MLB). The Mets have accrued 558 assists, 34 errors and have accumulated 1,752 putouts so far this season. In their 5,256 innings on the diamond, the Mets have a defensive efficiency of 70.4% (11th in baseball).
Thus far in his career, deGrom has allowed 968 base hits while tallying 1,476 punch outs in 1,241 frames. deGrom (77-53 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 2.49 ERA and has allowed 7.0 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered a total of 343 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.016 and being the owner of a FIP of 2.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 5.02 and he has gone up against 4,904 opposing batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+220)
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