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Phillies Vs Mets: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 5/2/2021

The Philadelphia Phillies (13-14) host the New York Mets (10-11) on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park, starting at 7:08 PM ET. The Phillies are favored on the moneyline (-109), while the Mets are -107 underdogs, despite being favored against the spread (1.5) with +155 odds. Philadelphia has Zach Eflin set to start, while New York counters David Peterson.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 2, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Phillies vs Mets Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Eflin (PHI) Pitcher Peterson (NYM)
1 – 1 W/L 1 – 3
32.2 IP 19.1
3.58 ERA 5.59
1.040 WHIP 1.240
7.4 K/9 9.8
0.3 BB/9 2.8

Phillies Probable Starter Zach Eflin

  • Eflin (1-1 with a 3.58 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 32 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Phillies, his sixth of the season.
  • The righty’s most recent time out came on Tuesday against the Cardinals, when he threw 6 2/3 innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing nine hits.
  • The opposing Mets offense has a collective .232 batting average, and is last in the league with 153 total hits and last in MLB action with 63 runs scored. They have the 29th-best slugging percentage (.352) and have hit the fewest home runs (16) in all of MLB.
  • The Phillies were favored on the moneyline for two Eflin starts this season — they won both.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 2, 2021 at 2:03 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mets Stats vs Eflin

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Michael Conforto 26 .269 7 3 8 .296 .988
Jeff McNeil 18 .222 4 0 1 .300 .689
Brandon Nimmo 11 .091 1 0 0 .231 .322
Pete Alonso 9 .333 3 1 1 .400 1.067
Dominic Smith 9 .222 2 0 0 .300 .633
Albert Almora Jr. 8 .250 2 0 0 .333 .583
Jonathan Villar 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .286
Kevin Pillar 6 .500 3 1 2 .571 1.738
Tomás Nido 4 .250 1 0 3 .250 .750

Mets Probable Starter David Peterson

  • Peterson (1-3) will take to the mound for the Mets and make his fifth start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed four hits in six innings pitched against the Red Sox on Tuesday.
  • The Phillies are batting .232 this season, 16th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .372 (22nd in the league) with 27 home runs.
  • His team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re underdogs on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 2, 2021 at 2:03 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Phillies Stats vs Peterson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Rhys Hoskins 8 .625 5 2 3 .625 2.250
Bryce Harper 8 .375 3 0 0 .375 .875
Andrew McCutchen 6 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250
Alec Bohm 5 .200 1 1 3 .200 1.000
Didi Gregorius 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
J.T. Realmuto 3 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Phillies Betting Trends

  • The Phillies average 4.3 runs per home game compared to 3.2 per contest on the road.
  • The Phillies have the No. 26 offense in baseball scoring 3.7 runs per game (101 total runs).
  • The Phillies have been favored on the moneyline 12 total times this season. They’ve finished 6-6 in those games.
  • Philadelphia has a 6-5 record (winning 54.5% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -109 or shorter.
  • In the 27 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Philadelphia, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 15 times (15-12).
  • Philadelphia was the moneyline favorite for four of its last 10 games, and finished 2-2 in those matchups.

Mets Betting Trends

  • The Mets have scored the fewest runs in the league this season with just 63 (3.0 per game).
  • In away games this season, they have scored a total of 35 runs (3.2 per game) while pushing across 28 total at home, an average of 2.8 per contest.
  • The Mets have entered the game as underdogs five times this season and won three of those games.
  • New York has a record of 3-2 in games where bookmakers have them as underogs of at least -107 on the moneyline.
  • New York’s games have gone over the total in six of their 21 chances.
  • Over the past 10 games, New York has been the underdog twice and split those games 1-1.

Phillies Players to Watch

  • Bryce Harper is batting .321 with five doubles, six home runs and 14 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Harper ranks 22nd in HR (6), 17th in AVG (.321), and seventh in OBP (.436).
  • Rhys Hoskins’ eight home runs lead his team.
  • Hoskins ranks third in HR (8), and 17th in SLG (.519) among qualified batters in MLB action.

Phillies Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Rhys Hoskins 108 .231 20 8 14 .272 .791
Alec Bohm 96 .229 11 3 15 .264 .618
Andrew McCutchen 80 .175 7 1 8 .309 .559
Didi Gregorius 80 .238 4 2 14 .256 .594
Bryce Harper 78 .321 17 6 10 .436 1.051
J.T. Realmuto 73 .329 9 2 11 .419 .926
Nick Maton 42 .357 3 0 1 .400 .876
Brad Miller 38 .316 6 2 5 .350 .824
Andrew Knapp 29 .172 3 1 5 .242 .518
Mickey Moniak 25 .120 3 1 3 .185 .425

Mets Players to Watch

  • Pete Alonso leads New York in home runs (five) and runs batted in (13) this season while batting .263.
  • Alonso’s hits and RBI totals are not in the league’s top 10 among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • J.D. Davis is batting .390 to lead New York this season.

Mets Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Francisco Lindor 77 .182 9 1 3 .289 .523
Pete Alonso 76 .263 11 5 13 .337 .837
Dominic Smith 72 .222 3 2 8 .240 .573
Michael Conforto 70 .229 5 2 7 .341 .741
Brandon Nimmo 66 .318 7 1 8 .430 .869
James McCann 60 .217 2 1 4 .288 .555
Jeff McNeil 59 .186 7 2 5 .294 .616
J.D. Davis 41 .390 5 2 7 .468 1.078
Jonathan Villar 36 .222 4 0 3 .263 .624
Kevin Pillar 26 .115 3 0 0 .179 .294

Phillies vs Mets Player Props

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