New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/12/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: New York (+140) Philadelphia (-160)
Citizens Bank Park is the site where the Philadelphia Phillies (2-1) will take on the New York Mets (3-1) on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has New York at +140 and Philadelphia is priced at -160. The total has been set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Tylor Megill and Zack Wheeler.
New York owns a slugging percentage of .429 and have struck out 36 times, while drawing a walk on 19 occasions. They have accounted for 18 runs batted in as well as 41 hits on the season, while their batting average sits at .293. The Mets have accrued 8 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 3 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 19 runs scored while having a team OBP of .396. As a unit, the New York Mets are notching 4.8 runs per game, which is 12th in the league.
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The Mets are sitting with a team earned run average of 1.54 this year (2nd in baseball), and the staff has struck out 37 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 5 hitters and their FIP is 2.58 as a unit on the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 7.40 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 0.71. Mets pitchers have surrendered 3 home runs and 8 runs (4th in MLB).
The Mets have dispatched 12 relievers to the mound this year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 1 base runner for the season and he crossed the plate. They have yet to tally a save. The Mets relievers have accumulated a save rate of 0.0% and has entered the game in 4 save situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 3 holds over the course of the season (7th in baseball). Mets relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 1 time and also have had 1 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Mets have turned 77.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 315 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 3rd in the majors. The New York Mets have 105 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 39 assists and 3 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .980 which has them sitting 25th in MLB, and have accumulated 3 double plays.
Megill (5-6 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.47 while he has faced 397 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has allowed 91 base knocks (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has 27 free passes. His earned run average is 4.28 (45 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.246. Megill has thrown 94 frames and has accounted for 105 strikeouts during his pro baseball career.
The Philadelphia Phillies have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .324 in addition to a team batting average of .231 over the course of the season. They have been called out on strikes on 22 occasions (25th in MLB) and have accounted for 21 hits. Philadelphia has accounted for 5 home runs over the course of the season as well as 14 RBIs. The Phillies hold a team slugging percentage of .462 and they tally 4.67 runs per contest (14th in baseball). They have hit 6 doubles, while walking 12 times and putting up 14 runs.
The Phillies hold a team WHIP of 0.889 and are the owners of a FIP of 2.88 as a squad over the course of the season. They are sitting at 9th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 20. The Philadelphia pitching staff have conceded 11 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.00 (9 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio sits at 7.75 (31 strikeouts against 4 walks). They have allowed 3 long balls and they yield 3.67 runs per 9 innings (13th in MLB).
Sitting with 4 save situations, the Phillies have accumulated 3 holds in addition to 0 blown saves. Philadelphia has had relief pitchers enter the game in 1 save chance and they have walked away with 1 save. Their relievers have taken the field 1 time in high leverage situations and also on 2 occasions with runners on. Philadelphia bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.3% out of their 3 inherited runners. They sit at 7th in MLB holding a save rate of 100.0%, and they have sent 9 relief pitchers to the hill for the year.
The Philadelphia Phillies have gotten 3 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .973 (27th in the majors). The Phillies have recorded 29 assists, 3 errors and have amassed 81 putouts so far this season. In 243 innings on the diamond, the Phillies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.8% (15th in professional baseball).
Wheeler (62-50 mark in his career) has earned a 3.51 earned run average and has surrendered 8.1 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.09 and he has faced 4,320 opposing hitters during his pro baseball career. He has allowed 403 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.227 and a FIP of 3.5. So far in his career, Wheeler has conceded 936 hits while accumulating 1,026 strikeouts in 1,033 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (+140)
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