Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Prediction, 5/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets
Date: Sunday, May 29, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
The New York Mets (30-17) are welcoming the Philadelphia Phillies (21-25) at Citi Field on Sunday. The pitchers taking the mound are Zack Wheeler and Chris Bassitt.
As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are notching 4.6 runs per game, which puts them at 9th in baseball. They have accounted for 210 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .314. The Phillies have recorded 79 doubles as a team and have knocked 52 baseballs out of the stadium. They have 199 runs batted in as well as 387 hits so far this season, while their team batting average sits at .250. Philadelphia has a slugging rate of .410 and have been called out on strikes 414 times, while drawing a walk on 135 occasions.
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The Phillies have compiled a team earned run average of 4.00 on the campaign (20th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 428 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 151 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.57 as a squad this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.83 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.31. Phillies pitchers have surrendered 39 home runs and 199 total runs (18th in baseball).
The Phillies have dispatched 157 relievers to the hill for the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 84 runners on the year with 38.1% of them crossed the plate. They have compiled 10 saves for the year and have blown 4 of their 14 save opportunities. The Phillies relievers have compiled a save rate of 71.4% and has come into the game in 37 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 23 holds on the season (18th in baseball). Phillies bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 53 times and also have had 38 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting with 1,217 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 394 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .982 which puts them in 23rd in pro baseball, and they have twisted 39 double plays. The Phillies have turned 66.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 3,651 innings, which has them sitting at 28th in the majors.
Wheeler has taken the hill for 1,079 innings and is sitting with 1,077 punch outs in his pro baseball career. Wheeler (65-53 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.40 and he has gone up against 4,504 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 3.50 (420 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.223. He has surrendered 978 base hits (8.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 342 free passes.
New York has recorded 40 home runs this year and 219 runs batted in. They have hit 77 doubles, while getting a free base 151 times as well as scoring 230 runs. The New York Mets have accounted for a team OBP of .333 and a batting average of .261 so far this year. The Mets have a slugging percentage of .399 and they tally 4.89 runs per game (3rd in the league). They have struck out on 354 occasions (24th in baseball) and have notched a total of 415 base hits.
The Mets have a WHIP of 1.184 with a FIP of 3.67 as a squad on the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.42 (441 strikeouts vs 129 walks). They are sitting at 18th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 365. They have conceded 50 home runs and they give up 3.95 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league). The New York pitching staff have yielded 183 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.80 (176 earned runs surrendered).
New York has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 22 save chances and they have come away with 14 saves. They are ranked 24th in the league holding a save rate of 63.6%, and they have dispatched 147 relievers to the mound on the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 42 times in high leverage situations in addition to 42 occasions with runners on base. New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 37.5% out of 56 inherited base runners. Sitting with 57 save situations, the Mets have earned 34 holds and also 8 blown saves.
Out of their 3,759 innings on the diamond, the Mets are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.1% (16th in professional baseball). The New York Mets have turned 33 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .989 (2nd in pro baseball). The Mets have racked up 385 assists, 18 errors and have amassed 1,253 putouts so far this year.
So far in his MLB career, Bassitt has surrendered 543 hits while he has totaled 557 punch outs in 608 frames. Bassitt (35-27 record in his career) holds a 3.50 ERA while conceding 8.0 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 237 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.212 and a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.86 and he has faced 2,569 hitters during his pro baseball career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York
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