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    The Philadelphia Phillies (65-54) take a three-game losing streak into a matchup against the New York Mets (78-43) on Saturday at 7:15 PM ET. The Mets are favored (-128) to give the underdog Phillies (+108) another loss. New York’s David Peterson gets the start against Philadelphia’s Bailey Falter.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Phillies

    • Game Day: Saturday, August 20, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:15 PM ET
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
    Mets vs Phillies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -128 9

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 17th in baseball with 122 home runs. They average one per game.
    • The Mets have the fourth-best batting average in the majors (.258).
    • The Mets’ .329 on-base percentage ranks second-best in the league.
    • Mets batters strike out 7.6 times per game, the sixth-lowest average in baseball.
    • The Mets have hit 66 homers away from home this season (1.1 per game).
    • The Mets have a .417 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The club is batting .260 with 566 hits (9.1 per game) on the road this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York in total hits (122) this season while batting .272 with 53 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, Alonso is 42nd in batting average, 38th in on-base percentage, and 11th in slugging.
    • Francisco Lindor has hit 21 homers this season while driving in 84 runs. He’s batting .273 this season.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Lindor’s batting average ranks him 40th, his on-base percentage 42nd, and his slugging percentage 40th.
    • Lindor has picked up a hit in five games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .391 with a triple, a home run and two RBI.
    • Starling Marte has 122 hits this season and has a slash line of .294/.345/.467.
    • Marte takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .364 with two doubles, two home runs, a walk and three RBI.
    • Brandon Nimmo is batting .266 with a .351 OBP and 41 RBI for New York this season.
    • Nimmo takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with two doubles, three walks and an RBI.

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies have hit 153 homers this season, which ranks sixth in the league.
    • The Phillies have a team batting average of .250 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.
    • The Phillies have an on-base percentage of .312 this season, which ranks 19th in the league.
    • The Phillies rank 14th with an average of 8.4 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.3 home runs per game in their 60 home contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .430 in home games this season with 183 extra-base hits.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .253 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Rhys Hoskins has put up a team-best .340 on-base percentage.
    • Hoskins ranks 91st in batting average, 57th in on-base percentage and 25th in slugging percentage among all qualified batters in the majors.
    • Kyle Schwarber has racked up 88 hits to pace his team.
    • Schwarber is currently 136th in batting average, 105th in on-base percentage and 18th in slugging percentage among all qualified batters.
    • J.T. Realmuto has 18 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs and 32 walks while hitting .264.
    • Alec Bohm is batting .285 with 18 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 22 walks.

    Mets vs. Phillies Probable Pitchers

    Peterson Falter
    14 GS 7
    6-2 W-L 0-3
    3.30 ERA 4.85
    79.0 IP 39.0
    38 BB 11
    91 SO 37

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