Mets vs Phillies Pick and Predictions 05/05/2022

Last updated May 5, 2022

11:30 AM ET May 5
Mets at Phillies
When: Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 6:30 PM ET
Venue:Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

The two NL East rivals will face off again on Thursday when the Phillies host the Mets. The game will be played at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies lost the first game of their series against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, dropping them to 11-13.

The teams have already met six times this season, and the Mets lead the series with a 4-2 record.

Mets vs Phillies

The Pick: Phillies at -145
Team: Mets Phillies
Spread: +1.5-1.5
Money Line: +125-145
Over/Under (O/U): o8u8

Why bet on Mets?
✅ New York leads the NL East with an 18-9 record
✅ Pete Alonso leads the team with 5 home runs and Jeff McNeil bats at .349
✅ New York has a money line coverage record of 18-8

Why bet on Phillies?
✅ Philadelphia is 4th in NL East with an 11-14 record
✅ Kyle Schwarber leads the team with 7 home runs and Garrett Stubbs bats at .400
✅ Philadelphia has an ATS record of 11-14


The New York Mets have been playing well lately, and they'll try to continue their winning ways when they face the Philadelphia Phillies. They've won their last four games.

The Mets are currently averaging 4.58 runs per game. They're also leading the league in several offensive categories, such as their .339 batting average and their .383 slugging percentage.

The team's pitching has also been strong, as they're allowing just over three runs per game. Their 3.07 ERA is sixth in the league.



The Phillies have been struggling recently, and they'll try to end their losing streak against the Mets on Thursday. A win would give them their second victory in their last five games.

The Phillies are currently averaging 4.61 runs per game. They're also 10th in the league in on-base percentage and fourth with their .408 slugging percentage.

The team's pitching has also been poor, as they're allowing 4.26 runs per game. Their opponents are hitting .240 against them, and their 4.10 ERA is 22nd in the league.

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Jake Williams
Jake Williams is a sports gambling expert. He's been writing in the sports betting and DFS industry for over a decade. He specializes in MLB and NBA, along with College Basketball and College Football.