Phillies vs Mets Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 21, 2022

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In the final game of a four-game series at Citizens Bank Park, the Philadelphia Phillies (66-54) meet the New York Mets (78-44), Sunday at 1:35 PM ET. On the hill for the Phillies will be Kyle Gibson (8-5), opposed by the Mets’ Jose Butto.

Bookmakers have made the Phillies a decent moneyline favorite (-130) at home over the Mets (+109). The game has an over/under of 9 runs.

Phillies vs. Mets Odds

Run Line

Philadelphia Phillies (-1.5)

Moneyline

Phillies (-130)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -109, Under: -110)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:35 PM ET
  • 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

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 squads meet again following the Phillies’ 4-1 victory over the Mets yesterday. Bailey Falter (6.00 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 3 K) picked up the win for the Phillies. Kyle Schwarber went 2-for-4 with a double and a triple to lead the team on offense. David Peterson (4.00 IP, 3 R, 8 H, 6 K) was credited with the loss on the mound for the Mets.

Betting Trends

Phillies Betting Records and Team Stats

The Phillies have won 43, or 58.1%, of the 74 games they’ve played as favorites this season. Philadelphia has entered 54 games this season favored by -130 or more and is 30-24 in those contests. The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 56.5% chance of a victory for the Phillies. Philadelphia’s games have gone over the total in 58 of their 120 chances. In 120 games with a spread this season, the Phillies are 60-60-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Schwarber 114 .213 (135) .314 (99) .499 (15) 7.0% (4) 30.5% (140) 12.3% (11)
Rhys Hoskins 119 .251 (83) .343 (52) .484 (25) 5.1% (18) 24.9% (121) 11.6% (23)
J.T. Realmuto 102 .263 (62) .333 (65) .439 (55) 3.1% (67) 21.7% (88) 7.7% (86)
Alec Bohm 112 .284 (28) .317 (91) .394 (99) 1.8% (113) 19.5% (71) 4.8% (136)
Nicholas Castellanos 120 .263 (62) .307 (107) .389 (104) 2.2% (102) 23.8% (102) 5.5% (127)

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

The Mets have come away with 16 wins in the 32 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This season, New York has come away with a win nine times in 20 chances when named as an underdog of at least +109 or worse on the moneyline. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Mets have a 47.8% chance of pulling out a win. New York and their opponents have gone over in 63 of their 122 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Mets have posted a record of 67-55-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 121 .271 (42) .350 (38) .521 (11) 5.8% (9) 19.7% (74) 9.5% (52)
Francisco Lindor 121 .273 (40) .347 (41) .461 (40) 4.0% (40) 18.8% (67) 9.0% (63)
Starling Marte 104 .292 (23) .344 (49) .464 (39) 3.1% (67) 19.5% (71) 5.1% (133)
Brandon Nimmo 113 .265 (53) .353 (32) .411 (80) 2.0% (105) 17.1% (50) 9.4% (55)
Jeff McNeil 108 .318 (3) .371 (15) .458 (41) 1.7% (116) 12.9% (15) 6.4% (107)

Phillies vs. Mets Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Phillies will pick up the victory in this matchup, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-130). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up under the total (9 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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