Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets Prediction, 8/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+150) New York (-175)
The New York Mets (73-39) welcome the Philadelphia Phillies (62-49) at Citi Field on Saturday. The odds on this game have Philadelphia at +150 while New York is sitting at -175. The over/under has been set at 7. The pitchers taking the mound are Aaron Nola and Jacob deGrom.
As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are notching 4.7 runs per game, which has them sitting at 7th in baseball. They have racked up 524 runs and hold an OBP of .314. The Phillies have tallied 172 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 148 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 504 runs batted in in addition to 938 base knocks this year, and their team batting average is sitting at .250. Philadelphia has a slugging percentage of .423 and have been called out on strikes 920 times, while being walked on 329 occasions.
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Phillies pitchers have conceded 103 home runs in addition to 451 total runs (8th in baseball). They have walked 320 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.65 as a team on the season. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.03 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.22. The Phillies have a team ERA of 3.76 on the season (8th in the league), and the staff has rung up 971 batters.
Phillies relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 98 times in addition to having 109 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 54 holds so far this year (20th in the league). The Phillies bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 72.5% and has come into the game in 95 save situations. They have accumulated 29 saves on the campaign and have not converted 11 of their 40 save chances. The relievers have inherited 146 base runners this year with 36.3% of those players crossed home plate. The Phillies have dispatched 361 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting with 2,955 putouts this season, in addition to 976 assists and 49 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .988 which has them ranked 5th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 91 double plays. The Phillies have turned 69.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 8,865 innings, ranking them 18th in baseball.
Nola has thrown 1,168 innings and has 1,302 strikeouts so far in his career. His earned run average is 3.61 (469 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.132. He has surrendered 1,005 base knocks (7.7 hits per 9 innings) with 317 walks. Nola (75-57 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 3.34 and he has faced 4,778 batters during his time in the major leagues.
The New York Mets have compiled an on-base percentage of .332 in addition to a batting average of .260 on the campaign. They have struck out on 847 occasions (27th in baseball) and have earned a total of 992 base knocks. New York has a total of 115 long balls for the year to go along with 518 RBIs. The Mets have a team SLG% of .412 and they score 4.86 runs per outing (3rd in the league). They have hit 190 doubles, while taking a walk 347 times as well as scoring 544 runs.
The Mets have a team WHIP of 1.182 in addition to having a FIP of 3.64 as a staff this year. They rank 8th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 873. The New York pitching staff have relinquished 417 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 3.54 (393 earned runs allowed). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.47 (1,068 strikeouts against 308 walks). They have given up 121 long balls and they relinquish 3.76 runs per 9 innings (4th in MLB).
New York has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 46 save opportunities and they have converted 32 saves. They sit at 9th in MLB with a save rate of 69.6%, and they have sent 330 relievers to the mound so far this season. Their relief pitchers have come in 94 times in high leverage situations and also on 99 occasions with base runners. New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 39.6% out of 134 inherited runners. Sitting with 109 save situations, the Mets have accumulated 62 holds and 14 blown saves.
The New York Mets have gotten 94 double plays and have a fielding rate of .988 (7th in pro baseball). The Mets have recorded 954 assists, 50 errors and have earned 2,999 putouts for the season. Out of their 8,997 innings played, the Mets hold a defensive efficiency of 69.6% (19th in the majors).
During his pro baseball career, deGrom has allowed 985 base knocks while he has accumulated 1,523 punch outs in 1,272 innings. He has conceded 353 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.007 and having a FIP of 2.6. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 5.15 and he has gone up against 5,014 batters during his pro baseball career. deGrom (78-53 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 2.50 ERA and has given up 7.0 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-175)
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