The New York Mets take on Philadelphia for game two on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Mets took the first game of the series on Monday in a 4-3 decision. Neither starting pitcher got the win, but bullpen hurler Jerry Blevins picked it up later in the contest. Jacob deGrom threw for six innings and gave up just two earned runs on six hits. He struck out three while letting two walk. Phillies starter Jerad Eickhoff also had a no-decision after seven innings, giving up two earned runs and three hits. First pitch is slated for 7:05 PM Eastern time and the game can be seen on, SNY, and CSN Philadelphia.

Mets (4-3 overall, 3-3 O/U, 1-0 away, 1st NL East)

Right fielder Jay Bruce (.304) was the offensive player of the game with two hits and three RBIs. He had two home runs to put his season total to four. His first came in the fourth inning, a solo shot off of Eickhoff. His second came in the eighth inning as he faced the Phillies' second reliever of the night. That was a two-run jack while there were two outs.

The Mets were very efficient in the win getting four hits and four runs. Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (.286 avg) picked up a hit and accounted for a run. First baseman Lucas Duda (.222 avg) took a couple of walks and struck out once. Left fielder Yoenis Cespedes (.154 avg) struggled a bit going 0-for-4 on his at-bats and striking out twice.

Phillies (3-4 overall, 3-4 O/U, 2-2 home, 4th NL East)

Eickhoff had a pretty solid affair in the series opener with seven strikeouts, walking four, and giving up just one home run. He was able to skate away without the loss, instead that being handed to Edubray Ramos as he gave up the game-winning run in the eighth inning. The offense was able to cobble up a lot of contact with the pitchers by getting 10 total hits with just six strikeouts, but they couldn't get enough runs on the board.

Right fielder Michael Saunders (.261 avg) and third baseman Maikel Franco (.200 avg) were the two players recording multiple hits in the contest. Catcher Cameron Rupp (.167 avg) left two runners in scoring position with two outs and left the most players on base in general (4). He also picked up his first error of the season.

Betting on Mets and Phillies

New York is favored as the road team with -140 on the moneyline while Philadelphia is listed at +130. The run total is set at 8.5. The Mets are 37-15 in the last 52 meetings they've had with the Phillies. The over is also 7-2 in the Mets' last nine games on Tuesday night.