The Philadelphia Phillies are set to battle the New York Mets on May 14, 2024, at 1:10 PM at Citi Field under partly cloudy skies. Ace pitcher Aaron Nola, with an impressive ERA of 3.673, is slated to start for the Phillies, while José Buttó, holding an ERA of 3.000, will ascend the mound for the Mets.

In the 2024 NL East Division standings, the Philadelphia Phillies lead with a robust record of 29 wins and 13 losses, reflecting a 0.69 win percentage. They dominate the division with a 6-4 record against divisional rivals and have triumphed in 8 of their last 10 games, including a current one-win streak. Their prowess extends on the road with 14 wins compared to 6 losses and shines during nighttime games securing 18 wins.

On the other hand, the New York Mets find themselves in ninth position within the division, holding a 19-21 record. Their struggle in division play is evident with 3 wins and 4 losses, placing them fourth in the division. Having won only half of their recent matches, the Mets need to capitalize on their slight home game advantage where their record stands at 10-13.

Regarding betting odds, the Philadelphia Phillies are considered the favorites as signified by the AwayTeamMoneyLine of -140, whereas the New York Mets are less favored with a HomeTeamMoneyLine of 118. The Over/Under for the game is set at 8.0, suggesting anticipation of a moderately high-scoring game. Furthermore, with a Point Spread of 1.5, it indicates that the Phillies are expected to win by at least a couple of runs. Bettors looking at these odds would consider the Phillies’ strong recent performance and the Mets’ need for a turnaround as key factors in their wagering decisions.