Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Prediction, 4/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets
Date: Friday, April 29, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+100) New York (-120)
Citi Field is the location where the New York Mets (14-6) will try to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies (9-10) on Friday. The line on this contest has the Phillies at +100 while the Mets are coming in at -120. The total is 7.5. The men taking the mound will be Aaron Nola and Tylor Megill.
As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are notching 4.7 runs per outing, which ranks them 7th in MLB. They have 89 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .327. The Phillies have accrued 38 doubles as a squad and have knocked 18 balls out of the park. They have accrued 84 RBI's as well as 164 hits on the campaign, and their batting average is sitting at .261. Philadelphia has a slugging rate of .420 and have struck out 160 times, while taking a walk on 58 occasions.
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The Phillies have compiled a team ERA of 4.28 for the year (23rd in baseball), and their staff has struck out 154 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 58 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.87 as a team this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.66 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.22. Phillies pitchers have yielded 17 home runs and also 83 total runs (24th in MLB).
The Phillies bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 80.0% and has entered the game in 15 save situations. The relievers have inherited 33 runners for the season and 33.3% of those players crossed the plate. Phillies pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 20 times as well as having 11 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have sent 65 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. The relief pitchers are sitting with 10 holds on the campaign (16th in MLB). They have recorded 4 saves so far this season and have blown 1 of 5 save opportunities.
The Phillies have transformed 70.5% of balls in play into outs in their 1,494 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 17th in pro baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies have earned 498 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 187 assists and 9 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .987 which is 15th in professional baseball, and have 17 double plays.
Nola has taken the mound for 1,045 innings and has earned 1,170 strikeouts during his MLB career. His ERA is 3.68 (427 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.152. He has surrendered 902 base hits (7.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 302 free passes. Nola (68-51 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.44 and he has gone up against 4,299 hitters in the major leagues.
The Mets hold a team slugging percentage of .392 and they score 4.70 runs per contest (6th in MLB). They have recorded 33 doubles, while taking a walk 71 times as well as scoring 94 runs. New York is sitting with 17 HRs so far this season as well as 88 RBIs. They have been rung up on 149 instances (21st in the league) and have 174 base hits. The New York Mets have recorded a team on-base percentage of .343 and a team batting average of .259 this season.
The Mets have a team WHIP of 1.045 and have a FIP of 2.81 as a staff this year. They are currently ranked 11th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 131. The New York pitching staff have allowed 61 runs so far this year while holding a team ERA of 2.93 (58 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.65 (201 strikeouts vs 55 free passes). They have yielded 13 homers and they surrender 3.08 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball).
Sitting with 21 save situations, the Mets have amassed 13 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. New York has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 8 save opportunities and they have tallied 5 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 16 times in high leverage situations in addition to 17 occasions with base runners. New York relievers have an inherited score rate of 47.1% out of 17 inherited runners. They are ranked 23rd in baseball with a save percentage of 62.5%, and they have dispatched 64 relief pitchers onto the field on the year.
In 1,602 innings played, the Mets have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 72.3% (8th in MLB). The New York Mets have gotten 11 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .991 (4th in pro baseball). The Mets have racked up 153 assists, 6 errors and have 534 putouts during this campaign.
During his MLB career, Megill has conceded 106 hits and he has 121 K's in 112 innings pitched. He has given up 51 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.207 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.03 and he has gone up against 468 hitters so far in his career. Megill (7-6 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 4.07 ERA and has given up 8.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-120)
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