Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Tuesday May 26th, 2015. At 7:10 PM EST.
The (19-29) Philadelphia Phillies of the National League East Division will stay in the “BIG APPLE” for the second game of the three-day set. Philadelphia will take on the (26-21) New York Mets also of the National League East in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Citi Field in the Queens section of New York, New York. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Philadelphia Phillies must make some upgrades to their roster to compete. The New York Mets are playing like they want to contend for a playoff spot in 2015. The opening betting line has Philadelphia as a +160 road underdog Against The Spread. The betting odds total is seven runs for Tuesday’s game.
The 2015 Philadelphia Phillies have lost four of their last five baseball contests, including a 6-3 defeat to the Mets in game one on May 25th. Philadelphia is fourth in the NL East, ten games out of first place. Philadelphia is 7-19 away from the “CITY OF BROTERLY LOVE” this season. Shortstop Freddy Galvis leads the team with a .314 batting average, a .371 on-base percentage and forty-nine hits. Slugger Ryan Howard has a team-high ten home runs, and twenty-four RBI S. Houston has a .356 slugging percentage. The Phillies pitching staff hold the opposition to a .264 batting average. Philadelphia will begin a nine-game homestand on Friday May 29th. Philadelphia is 16-35 their last fifty-one baseball games on the road. The Phillies are 7-23 the last thirty on the road. The Philadelphia Phillies are 5-5 their last ten Baseball Betting Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the betting odds total five. The Philadelphia Phillies will have Right Hander Jerome Williams, who is (3-4) with a 5.44 ERA to the mound for game two of the series. The Honolulu, Hawaii native pitched five innings, giving up eight hits and five runs in his last start on May 21st, a 7-3 loss in Colorado. The betting odds over the total are 5-2-1 Williams’ last eight starts overall. Bovada.Lv has the Philadelphia Phillies at 500/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant.
The 2015 New York Mets have lost three of their last four baseball contests. New York got swept in Pittsburgh on “MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND”. New York is second in the Division, three games out of first place. The New York Mets are 19-6 at home this season. First Baseman Lucas Duda is the team leader in three of five major offensive categories. Shortstop Wilmer Flores has a team-high seven home runs. Second Baseman Daniel Murphy leads the Mets with twenty-four RBI S. The Mets have a .351 team slugging percentage. Mets pitching has given up forty home runs through the first two months of the season. New York will begin a seven-game West Coast road trip in San Diego on Monday June 1st. The betting odds under the total are 8-2 the Mets last ten following an ATS win. The Mets are 40-14 their last fifty-four baseball contests as a betting odds favorite. Third Baseman David Wright is still out of the lineup with a bad back. Catcher Travis D’Arnaud is out until early June with a hand injury. The New York Mets are 5-5 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total five times, staying under the betting odds total four and has a push. The Right Handed Jacob deGrom, who is (5-4) with a 2.75 ERA will be on the hill. The 6’4″ 196 pound Stetson University product pitched eight innings, giving up one hit and zero runs his last start a 5-0 home victory over St.Louis on May 21st. The betting odds over the total are 50-20-5 the last seventy-five meetings between the teams. The New York Mets are 8/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Title.