Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Prediction, 4/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets
Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+100) New York (-120)
The New York Mets (14-6) host the Philadelphia Phillies (10-10) at Citi Field on Saturday. The odds on this game have Philadelphia at +100 and New York is priced at -120. The total is 8. The pitchers taking the mound are Kyle Gibson and Taijuan Walker.
The Phillies have earned 38 doubles as a squad and have smacked 19 balls out of the park. Philadelphia has a slugging % of .413 and have struck out 169 times, while taking a walk on 63 occasions. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are putting up 4.8 runs per contest, which ranks them 4th in the league. They have accrued 91 runs batted in as well as 168 base knocks on the campaign, while their average at the plate is at .256. They have accounted for 96 runs while having a team OBP of .325.
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The Phillies have compiled a team ERA of 4.11 this season (23rd in the league), and the staff has rung up 164 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.56 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.22. Phillies pitchers have conceded 17 long balls and 84 total runs (24th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 64 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.81 as a team on the season.
Phillies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with players on base 21 times as well as having 12 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have notched 12 holds this season (14th in baseball). The Phillies relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 80.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 17 save situations. They have recorded 4 saves so far this year and have blown 1 out of their 5 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 35 runners on the year and 31.4% of those runners crossed the plate. The Phillies have dispatched 69 relievers to the mound over the course of the season.
The Phillies have converted 70.6% of balls in play into outs out of 1,575 innings, which ranks them 16th in the majors. The Philadelphia Phillies have earned 525 putouts for the season, in addition to 196 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .986 which puts them in 15th in MLB, and they have twisted 18 double plays.
Gibson (81-84 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.28 while going up against 5,839 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 1,389 hits (9.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 493 walks. His earned run average is 4.43 (670 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.384. Gibson has taken the hill for 1,359 innings and has 1,081 strikeouts so far in his career.
The New York Mets have earned an OBP of .343 in addition to a team batting average of .259 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 149 instances (24th in baseball) and have earned a total of 174 base hits. New York has hit 17 home runs for the year to go along with 88 runs batted in. The Mets hold a team slugging percentage of .392 and they are earning 4.70 runs per contest (6th in baseball). They have recorded 33 doubles, while taking a walk 71 times and scoring 94 runs.
The New York pitching staff have yielded 61 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 2.93 (58 earned runs conceded). They have yielded 13 homers and they allow 3.08 runs per 9 innings (4th in MLB). The Mets hold a team WHIP of 1.045 in addition to having a FIP of 2.80 as a squad over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.65 (201 strikeouts vs 55 walks). They come in at 4th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 131.
Sitting with 21 save situations, the Mets have accrued 13 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. New York has called on relief pitchers to enter the game in 8 save chances and they have earned 5 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 16 times in high leverage situations in addition to 17 occasions with runners on base. New York relievers have an inherited score rate of 47.1% out of their 17 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 23rd in the league with a save rate of 62.5%, and they have sent 64 relief pitchers to the mound on the season.
In 1,602 innings on the field, the Mets are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 72.3% (4th in the majors). The New York Mets have gotten 11 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .991 (4th in MLB). The Mets have accrued 153 assists, 6 errors and have notched a total of 534 putouts on the season.
Walker (42-45 career mark) has a 3.96 earned run average while conceding 8.2 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.84 and he has gone up against 3,128 batters so far in his career. He has surrendered a total of 327 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.229 and having a FIP of 4.3. In his career, Walker has allowed 674 hits while earning 678 strikeouts in 742 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-120)
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