The New York Mets (73-39) will go up against the Philadelphia Phillies (62-48) in Flushing, Queens on Friday, August 12 at Citi Field. Each of these ball clubs will of course be searching for a win as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Don’t miss the first pitch at 7:10 PM ET!
For context related to Friday’s regular season matchup, let’s take a look at how New York and Philadelphia have managed against each other this year.
This season, these two ball clubs have battled in 10 matchups as the Mets have claimed victory eight times against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on May 29, 2022, the New York Mets came out on top by a score of 5-4. The Mets scored 10 runs on seven hits, while the Phillies put up 0 runs on seven hits. We’ll see who comes out on top this time when they meet at Citi Field.
Betting Preview for the Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets MLB Game on August 12 2022
Where: Citi Field in Flushing, Queens, NY
When: Friday, August 12, 2022 at 7:10 PM ET
Betting on the Philadelphia Phillies
Record: (62W-49L) | National League East Standing: 3
The last time they played, the Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 0-3 on Thursday, and we’re eager to see if their result will be the same or if fortunes will change. The overall regular season batting average for the team right now is .248 and in particular Alec Bohm is leading his team with a .288 average. Defensively speaking, the Phillies hold an ERA of 3.76 and a fielding percentage of .988. Check out our odds assessment and place your bets based on the team’s recent performances!
Absences and Injuries
Per the latest inactive report,the Phillies are missing Hans Crouse (Biceps), Zachary Eflin (Knee), Kyle Schwarber (Undisclosed), James McArthur (Elbow), Bryce Harper (Thumb), Samuel Coonrod (Shoulder), and Damon Jones (Shoulder).
Betting on the New York Mets
Record: (73W-39L) | National League East Standing: 1
In their last game on Wednesday, the Mets outplayed the Cincinnati Reds by a score of 10-2. For the regular season, the overall batting average for the team is currently .260 as Starling Marte leads the club hitting .293. Defensively speaking, the Mets hold an ERA of 3.54 and a fielding percentage of .987. Be sure to review our evaluation of the odds further down so you have all the info you need at your fingertips!
Absences and Injuries
With respect to inactive players in this game, the Mets will play without Raymond Hunter (Back), John Curtiss (Elbow), Joseph Lucchesi (Elbow), Andrew Smith (Back), Tylor Megill (Shoulder), and Sean Reid-Foley (Elbow).
Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: New York Mets (-210) at FanDuel
The New York Mets are considered the favorite in this one. The team is having a productive August so far, entering this matchup with a winning percentage of 81.82% for this month, accounting a total of nine wins. Comparatively, the Philadelphia Phillies’ winning percentage is at 80% in the last 10 games (eight victories and two losses).
Over/Under Pick: Under 7 Total Runs (-106) at FanDuel
Before placing a bet, consider that the estimated over/under for this game is under 7. That is to say that the combined number of total runs for both teams will be under 7.
Runline Pick: New York Mets -1.5 Runs (+108) at FanDuel
The New York Mets will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover a runline of -1.5.
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