New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 5/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-110) Philadelphia (-110)
The New York Mets (19-9) are on their way to Citizens Bank Park on Saturday where they will meet the Philadelphia Phillies (11-15). The odds on this game have New York at -110 while Philadelphia is coming in at -110. The over/under is 7. The starting pitchers will be Chris Bassitt and Zach Eflin.
New York is slugging .380 and have struck out 203 times, while taking a walk on 92 occasions. They have accounted for 112 RBI's in addition to 232 base knocks on the year, while their average at the plate comes in at .257. The Mets have accrued 42 doubles as a unit and have hit 21 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 120 runs and hold an OBP of .338. As a unit, the New York Mets are notching 4.4 runs per contest, which has them at 9th in the league.
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Mets pitchers have allowed 22 long balls in addition to 89 runs in total (8th in the league). They have walked 78 hitters and their FIP is 3.10 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.50 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.05. The Mets have an earned run average of 3.21 on the season (5th in the league), and their staff has struck out 273 batters.
The Mets have dispatched 83 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The relievers have inherited 23 base runners on the year and 52.2% of them crossed the plate. They have accumulated 8 saves so far this season and have not converted 4 of their 12 save chances. The Mets relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 66.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 32 save situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 20 holds so far this season (7th in the league). Mets relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 21 times in addition to having 20 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Mets have turned 72.5% of balls in play into outs out of 2,250 innings, which ranks them 5th in baseball. The New York Mets have amassed 750 putouts thus far, in addition to 222 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .990 which puts them in 5th in the majors, and have 18 double plays.
Bassitt has taken the ball for 586 innings and is sitting with 538 K's in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.42 (223 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.198. He has surrendered 516 hits (7.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 187 walks. Bassitt (34-27 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.83 while he has faced 2,466 hitters in the majors.
The Philadelphia Phillies have compiled a team on-base percentage of .314 as well as a team batting average of .244 this year. They have been called out on strikes on 213 instances (15th in the league) and have earned 199 hits. Philadelphia is sitting with 26 long balls on the campaign to go along with 106 runs batted in. The Phillies have a slugging percentage of .403 and they earn 4.44 runs per game (10th in the league). They have put up 44 two-baggers, while walking 79 times as well as scoring 111 runs.
The Phillies have a team WHIP of 1.251 and have a FIP of 3.66 as a team on the year. They are currently ranked 20th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 195. The Philadelphia pitching staff have allowed 106 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 3.90 (95 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.68 (212 strikeouts against 79 bases on balls). They have allowed 20 dingers and they allow 4.36 runs per 9 innings (20th in baseball).
Sitting with 20 save situations, the Phillies have tallied 14 holds in addition to 1 blown save. Philadelphia has had relievers step onto the mound in 6 save chances and they have earned 5 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 19 times in high leverage situations in addition to 28 occasions with runners on base. Philadelphia bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 36.7% out of 49 inherited runners. They sit at 3rd in MLB with a save rate of 83.3%, and they have sent 85 relievers to the mound this year.
Out of their 2,052 innings played, the Phillies have a defensive efficiency of 68.9% (25th in baseball). The Philadelphia Phillies have gotten 22 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in professional baseball). The Phillies have accrued 247 assists, 15 errors and have accumulated 684 putouts on the season.
In his pro baseball career, Eflin has allowed 650 base knocks and he has 505 strikeouts in 607 frames. Eflin (34-42 career mark) is the owner of a 4.55 earned run average and has given up 9.6 hits per nine innings. He has conceded 307 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.317 and a FIP of 4.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.37 and he has gone up against 2,594 batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York (-110)
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