Mets vs Phillies Prediction - MLB Picks 9/22/23
Philadelphia Phillies (83-69) vs New York Mets (71-81)
Game Info: Friday, September 22, 2023 at 7:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
Taijuan Walker (15-5) (4.45) vs Tylor Megill (8-8) (4.94)
Betting Odds: Philadelphia Phillies -162 / New York Mets +148 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies face off on Friday in an MLB showdown at Citizens Bank Park.
Mets Coming Off Series Win
The Mets looked impressive in the last series against the Miami Marlins and they were able to win two of the three games. On Wednesday, the Mets scored eight runs and that was enough to secure the five run victory. The Mets are averaging 4.42 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.51 runs per game. The offense is ranked 20th in the league while the pitching is ranked 18th. On the mound for the Mets is Tylor Megill who sits with a 8-8 record and an ERA of 4.94. In his last start against the Reds he went 5.2 innings giving up nine hits and three runs.
Phillies Closing Out Season Strong
It looks like the Phillies are getting hot at the right time, and they are coming off a big series win. The Phillies faced off against the Atlanta Braves in the last series and they were able to win two of the three games. The Phillies are averaging 4.91 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.43 runs per game. The offense is ranked 8th in the league while the pitching is ranked 13th. On the mound for the Phillies will be Taijuan Walker who sits with a 15-5 record and an ERA of 4.40. Over his last three starts he has given up 14 runs total.
Shane’s Free Pick
This game is going to be higher scoring. The Phillies bats have been strong heading into this game and that success is going to continue here. The Mets are also going to have no issue running up the score against Walker. Both offenses are going to have no issue running up the score and that will lead to this game going over the total.