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Phillies vs. Mets Betting Picks - Today's Free MLB Best Bets, Odds, Predictions (8/19)

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Welcome RotoBallers to our betting picks for the New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies, another article in our daily series of free MLB betting picks for every game on the schedule. This free MLB betting breakdown article is for Friday August 19th, 2022.

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Today's Betting Overview - Mets vs. Phillies

The Mets take on the Phillies on Friday August 19th at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia. RotoBaller provides free handicapping pick and odds for all MLB games throughout the 2022 season.

  • Matchup: New York Mets (76-43) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (65-52)
  • Date: Friday August 19th, 2022
  • Time: 7:05 ET
  • Venue: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia


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New York Mets - Today's MLB Betting Analysis

At 76-43, the New York Mets travel to take on the Philadelphia Phillies, ranked 1st in the NL East division. In their 60 as the road team, New York has put together a record of 36-24. In their previous games, the Mets lost by a score of 3-2 to the Braves. Overall, the team has won over half of their 37 series played, going 27-7-3.

New York pitcher Chris Bassitt gets the start, looking to pick up another win, as his current record sits at 10-7. In his 22 appearances, Bassitt has an ERA of 3.20 and a WHIP of just 1.12, that compares favorably to other MLB starters. The right-hander has a batting average allowed of .228. So far, Chris Bassitt has a SLG% allowed of .352, including giving up 15 home runs. Overall, he has notched 134 strikeouts on a strikeout percentage of 24.0%.

On the season, New York boasts the 5th ranked scoring offense, averaging 4.74 runs per game. When playing on the road, the team has a run differential of -4. Heading into play, the Mets are the 5th unit in team batting average at .258. Over their last three games, the team is hitting .225. The team's lineup is hitting home runs at a rate of 1.02 per game, good for 17th in the league. Thus far, the team has put together an average rate similar to the league average (7.0%). New York's overall OBP of .328 is good for 2nd in the league, while the team's wOBA is one of the best in the league at .322.


Philadelphia Phillies - Today's MLB Betting Analysis

As the Philadelphia Phillies host the New York Mets, they have a record of 65-52, placing them 3rd in the NL East division. When playing at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies have played well, posting a record of 32-26. Philadelphia is hoping to get back on track after dropping their last game to the Reds by a score of 1-0. Overall, the team has won over half of their 37 series played, going 18-16-3.

Aaron Nola gets the starting nod for Philadelphia, looking to improve his overall record of 8-9. Coming into play, Nola has put together an ERA of 3.07. In terms of WHIP, he has one of the best marks in the league at just .92. On the season, he has held opposing hitters to a batting average of just 0.214. So far, Nola has a SLG% allowed .345, including giving up 15 home runs. Heading into the game, Nola has struck 28% of the batters he's faced.

On the season, Philadelphia boasts the 7th ranked scoring offense, averaging 4.62 runs per game. The team's total run differential sits at +74. Heading into play, the Phillies are the 11th unit in team batting average, at a combined .250. For the season, 35.4% of the team's hits have been in the form of extra bases. So far, Philadelphia's lineup has also been able to hit for power, as their average of 1.31 home runs per game ranks 6th. Philadelphia's OBP of .313 places them 18th in the league, while the team's wOBA is .319.


Today's MLB Betting Pick - Mets vs. Phillies

Heading into today's matchup between New York and Philadelphia, the Phillies are the betting favorite at -120 on the moneyline. Philadelphia's implied win probability sits at 54.55%. The MLB predictive model shows today's best bet being the Mets to pull off the upset. It is recommended to take New York on the moneyline.

Recommended Betting Pick: Mets Moneyline

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