Phillies vs Mets Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 20, 2022

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On Saturday, the Philadelphia Phillies (65-53) are hosting the New York Mets (77-43), at 1:05 PM ET, in the second game of a four-game set. On the mound for the Phillies will be Zack Wheeler (11-6), opposed by the Mets’ Trevor Williams (2-5).

The Mets (+149) are on the road versus the favored Phillies (-176). The contest has an over/under set at 8.

Phillies vs. Mets Odds

Run Line

Philadelphia Phillies (-1.5)

Moneyline

Phillies (-176)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -117, Under: -103)

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When, Where, at What Time is Phillies vs. Mets

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:05 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SNY,NSPA
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park

Phillies Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Brandon Marsh 10 Day Injury List Ankle
Corey Knebel 15 Day Injury List Back
Zach Eflin 60 Day Injury List Knee
Hans Crouse 60 Day Injury List Bicep
James McArthur 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Damon Jones 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Bryce Harper 60 Day Injury List Thumb
Kyle Schwarber Day-to-day Calf

Mets Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tomás Nido 10 Day Injury List Illness
Luis Guillorme 10 Day Injury List Groin
Eduardo Escobar 10 Day Injury List Oblique
Drew Smith 15 Day Injury List Back
Tommy Hunter 15 Day Injury List Back
Carlos Carrasco 15 Day Injury List Oblique
Sean Reid-Foley 60 Day Injury List Elbow
John Curtiss 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Joey Lucchesi 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tylor Megill 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Phillies and Mets

These clubs meet again after the Mets’ 7-2 victory over the Phillies yesterday. Chris Bassitt (6.00 IP, 2 R, 7 H, 4 K) registered the win for the Mets. Pete Alonso went 2-for-5 with a double, a home run and two RBI to lead the team on offense. Aaron Nola (5.00 IP, 5 R, 8 H, 9 K) was credited with the loss on the mound for the Phillies.

Betting Trends

Phillies Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Phillies have won 43 out of the 73 games, or 58.9%, in which they’ve been favored. Philadelphia has a record of 18-5, a 78.3% win rate, when favored by -176 or more by bookmakers this season. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Phillies have a 63.8% chance to win. So far this season, Philadelphia and its opponents have hit the over in 57 of their 118 games with a total. In 118 games with a spread this season, the Phillies are 59-59-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rhys Hoskins 117 .251 (83) .343 (52) .486 (23) 5.2% (16) 24.5% (117) 11.6% (23)
Kyle Schwarber 112 .213 (137) .314 (101) .498 (18) 7.1% (4) 30.5% (142) 12.3% (12)
J.T. Realmuto 101 .263 (65) .334 (67) .441 (56) 3.2% (66) 21.5% (89) 7.8% (86)
Alec Bohm 110 .285 (28) .319 (89) .396 (99) 1.8% (114) 19.4% (71) 4.9% (137)
Nicholas Castellanos 118 .262 (68) .306 (114) .389 (106) 2.3% (98) 23.8% (103) 5.5% (129)

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

The Mets have won in 15, or 48.4%, of the 31 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. This season, New York has come away with a win two times in four chances when named as an underdog of at least +149 or longer on the moneyline. The Mets have an implied victory probability of 40.2% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup. Contests with New York have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 62 of 120 chances this season. The Mets are 66-54-0 against the spread in their 120 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 119 .275 (38) .352 (35) .529 (11) 5.9% (9) 20.1% (77) 9.3% (59)
Francisco Lindor 119 .274 (40) .349 (40) .461 (39) 4.0% (38) 19.0% (67) 9.2% (62)
Starling Marte 102 .290 (24) .339 (59) .465 (36) 3.2% (66) 19.2% (68) 5.0% (135)
Brandon Nimmo 111 .264 (60) .349 (40) .407 (89) 2.0% (106) 17.0% (50) 9.1% (63)
Jeff McNeil 106 .315 (3) .370 (17) .456 (42) 1.7% (117) 12.9% (16) 6.6% (106)

Phillies vs. Mets Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Phillies vs. Mets is the Phillies (-176 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we prefer the over on 8 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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