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New York Mets (19-8, first in NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (11-15, fourth in NL East)

Philadelphia Cream; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

LIKELY TO PITCH: Mets: Max Scherzer (4-0, 2.61 ERA, .81 WHIP, 42 strikeouts); Phillies: Kyle Gibson (2-1, 2.93 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 26 strikeouts)

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FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -140, Phillies +119; over/under is 7 points

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies will look to end a four-game slide when they face the New York Mets.

Philadelphia is 11-15 overall and 8-8 at home. The Phillies have the fourth-best team slugging percentage in MLB play at .409.

New York is 19-8 overall and 9-5 at home. The Mets batters are hitting a .256 collective, which ranks second in the NL.

Friday’s match is the eighth time these teams have faced each other this season. The Mets hold a 5-2 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Schwarber has four doubles, seven home runs and 16 RBIs while hitting .195 for the Phillies. Bryce Harper is 10 for 38 with two doubles, a triple and three homers in the last 10 games.

Francisco Lindor ranks third on the Mets with nine extra hits (four doubles and five homers). Pete Alonso is 11 for 38 with two doubles, two homers and five RBIs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 5-5, .239 batting average, 3.24 ERA, beat opponents by 15 runs

Mets: 7-3, .256 batting average, 3.50 ERA, outscored opponents by five points

INJURIES: Phillies: Nicholas Castellanos: Day to Day (Right Wrist), Ryan Sherriff: 60 Days IL (Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60 Days IL (Shoulder), Mickey Moniak: 10 Days IL (Hand), Rafael Marchan: IL 60 days (hamstring), Kent Emanuel: IL 60 days (elbow), JoJo Romero: IL 60 days (elbow)

Mets: Trevor May: IL 15 days (tricep), Sean Reid-Foley: IL 10 days (elbow), Jacob deGrom: IL 10 days (shoulder), John Curtiss: IL 60 days (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: IL 60 days (elbow)


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