An NL East battle features the Philadelphia Phillies (25-28) and the New York Mets (27-27) squaring off on Tuesday night. This will be the first matchup of their three-game series. The Mets are currently third in the NL East standings. Meanwhile, Philadelphia sits in the fourth spot. The Over is 5-1 in the Mets' last six games following a loss. The Phillies are 4-1 in their last five games with the total set at 11 or higher. Ranger Suarez (0-1, 9.82 ERA) is starting for the Phillies, while Kodai Senga (4-3, 3.94 ERA) is on the hill for the Mets.
First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists New York as the -135 favorite (risk $135 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Phillies vs. Mets picks. The over/under for total runs is 8.5. Before making any Mets vs. Phillies picks, be sure to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Mets vs. Phillies and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several MLB betting lines and trends for Phillies vs. Mets:
- Mets vs. Phillies money line: Mets -135, Phillies +115
- Mets vs. Phillies run line: Mets -1.5 (+140)
- Mets vs. Phillies over/under: 8.5 runs
- PHI: Over is 4-1-1 in Phillies' last six games following a loss
- NYM: Mets are 5-0 in their last five home games
- Mets vs. Phillies picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why you should back the Mets
First baseman Pete Alonso is a force in the middle of the lineup. Alonso has exceptional power and strength that helps him spray the ball around the field. The two-time All-Star ranks first in the MLB in home runs (20) and is third in RBI (46). In Sunday's contest against the Colorado Rockies, Alonso went 2-of-5 with a double and triple.
Second baseman Jeff McNeil is an excellent contact hitter. McNeil has terrific patience at the dish with sound bat control. The two-time All-Star does a great job as a defender. McNeil is batting .292 along with two dingers and 16 RBI. On May 27 against the Colorado Rockies, he was 2-of-4 with two runs scored. See which team to back here.
Why you should back the Phillies
Second baseman Bryson Stott is off to a solid start to the season. Stott owns a strong all-around offensive game that includes solid bat control and pop in his swing. The 25-year-old is batting .292 with five home runs and 21 RBI. He's currently on a five-game hitting streak. On May 26 against the Atlanta Braves, he was 2-of-3 with two runs scored.
Designated hitter Kyle Schwarber offers big-time power and strength to the lineup. Schwarber is aggressive at the plate and looks to produce extra-base hits and homers. The 30-year-old is tied for ninth in the majors in home runs (13) along with 27 RBI. In his last outing, Schwarber was 1-of-3 with a two-run homer. See which team to back here.
How to make Phillies vs. Mets picks
SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting nine combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all of the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Mets vs. Phillies, and which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has gone 29-20 on its top-rated MLB picks, and find out.