Mets vs Phillies: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 5, 2021

The New York Mets are road favorites () when they begin the season against the Philadelphia Phillies () at Citizens Bank Park on Monday at 7:05 PM ET. New York has Jacob deGrom starting things off, and Philadelphia counters Matt Moore.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Mets vs Phillies Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

deGrom (NYM) Pitcher Moore (PHI)
4 – 2 W/L 0 – 0
68.0 IP 0.0
2.38 ERA 0.00
0.960 WHIP 0.000
13.8 K/9 0
2.4 BB/9 0

Mets Probable Starter Jacob deGrom

  • deGrom will make his first start of the season for the Mets.
  • The 32-year-old righty started and threw five innings when he last appeared Saturday, Sept. 26 against the Nationals.
  • deGrom and his team went 8-4 in games he appeared in when they were favored on the moneyline a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 5, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Phillies Stats vs deGrom

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryce Harper 38 .289 11 2 2 .413 .913
J.T. Realmuto 25 .160 4 0 2 .148 .348
Andrew McCutchen 22 .227 5 0 1 .261 .488
Didi Gregorius 19 .158 3 0 1 .158 .316
Jean Segura 19 .211 4 0 1 .211 .474
Rhys Hoskins 16 .188 3 0 0 .350 .600
Andrew Knapp 9 .444 4 1 2 .545 1.767
Alec Bohm 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Adam Haseley 2 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Roman Quinn 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Phillies Probable Starter Matt Moore

  • The Phillies will send out Moore for his first start of the season.
  • The 31-year-old left-hander will make his season debut.
  • The left-hander did not pitch as the moneyline underdog last season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 5, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mets Betting Trends

  • Last season the Mets had the No. 13 offense in MLB play scoring 4.8 runs per game (286 total runs).
  • The Mets won 51.4% of the games last season they were favored on the moneyline (19-18).
  • New York went 3-1 when it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -225 or shorter (75%).
  • New York combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 30 times last season for a 30-26-2 record against the over/under.

Phillies Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Phillies were the underdog 20 times and won six, or 30%, of those games.
  • Last season, Philadelphia was at least a +190 underdog on the moneyline one time, losing each of those contests.
  • Last season, Philadelphia and its opponents hit the over in 25 of their 51 games with a total.

Mets Players to Watch

  • Michael Conforto hit .322 a season ago with 12 doubles, nine home runs and 24 walks.
  • Conforto ranked 14th in hits (65), seventh in BA (.322), and eighth in OBP (.412) among qualified hitters in baseball.
  • Dominic Smith collected 42 runs batted in with 56 hits.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Smith’s 42 RBI ranked 10th, his .316 BA ranked 12th, his .377 OBP ranked 20th, and his .616 SLG ranked second.

Mets Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Francisco Lindor 240 .254 30 8 27 .327 .735
Kevin Pillar 208 .288 34 6 26 .333 .795
Pete Alonso 208 .231 31 16 35 .312 .802
Michael Conforto 202 .322 40 9 31 .412 .927
J.D. Davis 190 .247 26 6 19 .366 .755
Brandon Nimmo 186 .280 33 8 18 .402 .886
Jonathan Villar 185 .238 13 2 15 .302 .599
Jeff McNeil 183 .311 19 4 23 .377 .831
Dominic Smith 177 .316 27 10 42 .377 .993
James McCann 97 .289 20 7 15 .360 .896

Phillies Players to Watch

  • Bryce Harper finished with a .268 batting average last season and 13 home runs.
  • Harper ranked 10th in OBP (.400), and 24th in HR (13) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Didi Gregorius was a key run producer with a .279 average, 10 homers and 38 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters, Gregorius ranked 22nd in RBI in the league.

Phillies Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Andrew McCutchen 217 .258 32 10 34 .328 .766
Didi Gregorius 215 .279 34 10 38 .326 .810
Jean Segura 192 .266 28 7 25 .341 .763
Bryce Harper 190 .268 41 13 33 .400 .942
J.T. Realmuto 173 .266 33 11 32 .349 .840
Alec Bohm 160 .338 24 4 23 .400 .881
Rhys Hoskins 151 .245 35 10 26 .384 .887
Brad Miller 142 .232 21 7 25 .353 .804
Roman Quinn 108 .213 14 2 7 .261 .576
Adam Haseley 79 .278 7 0 13 .341 .683

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