Mets vs Phillies Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 20

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  • The (82-36) are favorites vs the (82-36)
  • Mets starting pitcher: Trevor Williams (2-5), 3.01 ERA
  • Phillies starting pitcher: Zachary Wheeler (11-6), 2.91 ERA
  • Watch the game on NBCS-PH

The New York Mets () visit Citizens Bank Park to take on the Philadelphia Phillies () on Saturday, August 20, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05pm EDT in Philadelphia.

The are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at ().

The Mets vs Phillies Over/Under is total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Mets are 77-42 against the spread (ATS), while the Phillies are 61-57 ATS.

Mets vs. Phillies Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Mets O
Phillies U

Mets vs Phillies Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Phillies will win Saturday‘s matchup with 59.6% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Mets and Phillies and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Mets Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Mets players for Saturday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Francisco Lindor has hit the Hits Over in 31 of his last 38 games (+19.40 Units / 24% ROI)
  • Brandon Nimmo has hit the Runs Over in 37 of his last 59 away games (+14.80 Units / 22% ROI)
  • Jeff McNeil has hit the Hits Over in 18 of his last 21 games (+13.40 Units / 29% ROI)

Best Phillies Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Phillies players for Saturday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Nick Castellanos has hit the RBIs Under in 33 of his last 42 games at home (+16.40 Units / 19% ROI)
  • J.T. Realmuto has hit the Hits Over in 14 of his last 16 games at home (+11.25 Units / 32% ROI)

Phillies vs Mets Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Alec Bohm 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000
Darick Hall 0.5 +240 0.5 -350
Bryson Stott 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Garrett Stubbs 0.5 +725 0.5 -2500
Jean Segura 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000

Phillies vs Mets Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Alec Bohm 0.5 -275 0.5 +190
Bryson Stott 0.5 -250 0.5 +160
Darick Hall 0.5 -250 0.5 +175
Garrett Stubbs 0.5 -155 0.5 +110
Jean Segura 1.5 +170 1.5 -250

Phillies vs Mets RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Bryson Stott 0.5 +170 0.5 -250
Alec Bohm 0.5 +175 0.5 -250
Darick Hall 0.5 +115 0.5 -160
Garrett Stubbs 0.5 +220 0.5 -350
Jean Segura 0.5 +170 0.5 -250

Phillies vs Mets Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Zack Wheeler 6.5 +105 6.5 -150
Trevor Williams 3.5 -115 3.5 -120
  • The New York Mets have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 70 of their last 120 games (+16.42 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The New York Mets have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 47 of their last 86 games (+7.85 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The New York Mets have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 17 of their last 24 games (+5.45 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Philadelphia Phillies have hit the Moneyline in 44 of their last 68 games (+16.85 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Philadelphia Phillies have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 65 of their last 113 games (+14.45 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Philadelphia Phillies have covered the Run Line in 38 of their last 67 games (+10.55 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Philadelphia Phillies have hit the Game Total Under in 30 of their last 53 games (+9.20 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Philadelphia Phillies have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 6 of their last 9 games at home (+2.95 Units / 24% ROI)

Mets Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Mets have gone 66-53 against the Run Line (+15.6 Units / 10.75% ROI).

  • 77-42 when betting on the Moneyline for +21.35 Units / 11.81% ROI
  • 61-51 when betting on the total runs Over for +4.55 Units / 3.45% ROI
  • 51-61 when betting on the total runs Under for -15.5 Units / -11.91% ROI

Phillies Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Mets have gone 61-57 against the Run Line (+3.15 Units / 2.21% ROI).

  • 65-53 when betting on the Moneyline for +3.75 Units / 2.3% ROI
  • 57-55 when betting on the total runs Over for -3.25 Units / -2.5% ROI
  • 55-57 when betting on the total runs Under for -7.3 Units / -5.63% ROI

Trevor Williams has allowed a slugging percentage of .520 (104 Total Bases / 200 ABs) on low non-fastballs since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 139 total IP; League Avg: .298 — 0 Percentile.

Trevor Williams has located his breaking pitches down 88% of the time (591/670) since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 139 total IP; League Avg: 63% — 100th Percentile.

Trevor Williams has located his breaking pitches down 88% of the time (190/215) this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 58 total IP; League Avg: 62% — 100th Percentile.

Trevor Williams has allowed a slugging percentage of just .111 (2 Total Bases / 18 ABs) against right-handed batters this month (3 games) — 7th best among qualified RPs in MLB; League Avg: .356 — 95th Percentile.

Zachary Wheeler: Phillies Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Zack Wheeler has thrown inside pitches 44% of the time (1,585/3,613) in non-two strike counts since the start of last season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 31% — 100th Percentile.

Zack Wheeler has thrown inside pitches 42% of the time (587/1,382) on the first pitch of at-bats since the start of last season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 30% — 100th Percentile.

Zack Wheeler has thrown inside pitches 43% of the time (394/925) when behind in the count since the start of last season — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 30% — 97th Percentile.

Zack Wheeler has allowed an average Exit Velocity of just 73.8 MPH on pitches out of the zone since the start of last season (173 balls in play) — 2nd best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 138 total IP; League Avg: 80.3

Mets Keys to the Game vs. the Phillies

The Mets are 27-5 (.844) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .712.

The Mets are 37-24 (.607) on the road this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .471.

The Mets are 40-19 (.678) at home this season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: .529.

The Mets are 36-7 (.837) when scoring in the first inning this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .666.

Phillies Keys to the Game vs. the Mets

The Phillies are 13-40 (.245) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .115.

The Phillies are 11-40 (.216) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .088.

The Phillies are just 4-11 (.267) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Phillies are just 6-7 (.462) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Mets hitters have an OBP of .333 (3,147 PA’s) against RHP this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .311.

The Mets have scored first in 71% of their home games this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 47%.

Mets hitters have an OBP of .332 (2,186 PA’s) at home this season — tied for 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .317.

Mets hitters have just 628 strikeouts in 3,147 PA’s (20%) against RHP this season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

The Phillies are batting .345 against LHP this month (10 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .239.

Phillies hitters have an OPS of .973 (132 PA’s) against LHP this month (10 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .703.

Phillies hitters are slugging .571 against LHP this month (10 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .394.

Phillies hitters have an OBP of .402 (132 PA’s) against LHP this month (10 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .309.

The Mets pitchers have allowed their opponents to score first in just 29% of their games at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 53%.

Mets pitchers have a strikeout rate of 27% with runners in scoring position this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 21%.

Mets pitchers have a strikeout rate of 26% this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Mets pitchers have a strikeout rate of 47% with two-strikes this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 42%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 45% against Phillies pitchers this season — 5th highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Phillies pitchers have allowed an average Exit Velocity of 87.7 MPH (2,839 batted balls) this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 88.6.

Phillies pitchers have walked 159 of 2,474 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — tied for 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 46% against Phillies pitchers since the start of last season — tied for 3rd highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Phillies vs. Mets Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Hans Crouse (Phillies): Biceps, D60
  • Zachary Eflin (Phillies): Knee, D60
  • James McArthur (Phillies): Elbow, D60
  • Brandon Marsh (Phillies): Ankle, D10
  • Bryce Harper (Phillies): Thumb, D60
  • Damon Jones (Phillies): Shoulder, D60
  • Corey Knebel (Phillies): Lat, D15
  • Raymond Hunter (Mets): Back, D15
  • Tomás Nido (Mets): Illness, D10
  • Taijuan Walker (Mets): Back, Day-to-Day
  • John Curtiss (Mets): Elbow, D60
  • Carlos Carrasco (Mets): Side, D15
  • Carlos Carrasco (Mets): Side, D15
  • Joseph Lucchesi (Mets): Elbow, D60
  • Eduardo Escobar (Mets): Oblique, D10
  • Luis Guillorme (Mets): Groin, D10
  • Andrew Smith (Mets): Back, D15
  • Tylor Megill (Mets): Shoulder, D60
  • Sean Reid-Foley (Mets): Elbow, D60

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