The Philadelphia Phillies are set to square off against the New York Mets on May 14, 2024, at Citi Field, starting at 1:10 PM under partially clouded skies. Aaron Nola will take the mound for the Phillies, carrying a commendable ERA of 3.673, while José Buttó, with an ERA of 3.000, will pitch for the Mets.

As the 2024 season progresses, the Phillies lead the NL East Division with 29 wins and 13 losses, reflecting a robust winning percentage of 0.69 and are positioned first in division rankings. They’ve shown impressive consistency, winning 8 of their last 10 games and currently riding a winning streak. With a performance split favoring road games slightly, they’ve scored a total of 218 runs and allowed 155.

Conversely, the Mets, positioned ninth in the division with a 19-21 record, show a lesser winning percentage of 0.48. They’ve managed fewer victories recently and have a 10-13 home game record this season. The Mets have scored and allowed 172 runs each, indicating a balance in their offensive and defensive plays.

From a betting perspective, the odds are intriguing for this matchup. The Point Spread is set at 1.5 in favor of the Phillies, and the Over/Under for the game is pegged at 8.0, suggesting expectations of a moderately high-scoring game. For outright winners, the betting markets favor the Phillies with an Away Team Money Line of -140, compared to the Mets’ Home Team Money Line of +118. These odds are a reflection of the Phillies’ recent form and dominance in head-to-head matchups, making them the favorites to extend their winning streak.