The Atlanta Braves will be facing off against their NL East foe New York Mets. SportsNet New York will broadcast the action. The game is slated to get underway at 3:10 p.m. ET.
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The Braves have gone 97-64 SU this year and are 79-81 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 19.4 units for moneyline gamblers, despite having lost 1.6 units ATS. The Mets, on the other hand, are 85-76 SU and 83-77 ATS. The team’s lost 8.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 0.6 units ATS.
Mets games have an 80-67-13 over/under record in 2019. Atlanta has an over/under record of 77-75-8.
The right-handed Mike Soroka is projected to start for the visiting Braves. Soroka is 13-4 with a 2.60 ERA and 135 strikeouts. He’s 2-0 with six strikeouts and a 3.65 ERA against New York this year (two starts).
The Mets will turn to righty Noah Syndergaard (10-8, 4.30 ERA), who’s got 193 punchouts and 48 walks, along with a WHIP of 1.24. Syndergaard is 0-0 with five strikeouts and a 4.76 ERA in one start against Atlanta this year.
Atlanta’s pitchers have allowed 4.6 runs per game and its starters own a 4.19 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 8.17 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.20, along with a WHIP of 1.33 and a K-per-9 of 9.31.
The Braves offense has slashed .258/.339/.451 on its way to 5.3 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).
Atlanta’s offensive production has been powered by second baseman Ozzie Albies and first baseman Freddie Freeman, who’ve collectively launched 62 home runs. Albies is slashing .298/.354/.504 with 24 home runs, 86 RBIs, 102 runs and 15 stolen bases, while Freeman (.294/.388/.550) is up to 38 homers, 121 RBIs and 113 runs scored.
In the home-team dugout, New York’s pitchers have yielded 4.5 runs per game overall this season. Its starters have a 3.84 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.97 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 9.6 K/9. In 75 games against NL East opponents, Mets starters have an ERA of 4.22 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.60.
New York’s hitters have produced 4.9 runs per contest, including 5.0 per game against divisional foes and 4.8 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .242/.333/.441 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that span.
The Mets’ hitters have been led by shortstop Amed Rosario and left fielder Jeff McNeil. Rosario is hitting .286/.323/.432 with 15 home runs, 72 RBIs, 75 runs and 19 stolen bases, and McNeil’s line sits at .318/.384/.531 with 23 homers, 75 RBIs and 83 runs.
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Predictions: SU Winner – Mets, ATS Winner – Braves, O/U – OVER
Atlanta has logged 12 extra-base hits over its last five contests. New York has 18 XBH over its last five.
The Braves have lost four of their last five games SU while the Mets have taken four of their last five.
Atlanta has posted 19.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 21.0 over its last five.
The Braves have hit 10 home runs in their last 10 games. The Mets have hit 16 over their last 10.
The Braves have a total OPS of .790 this season and an OPS of .792 against right-handed pitchers. The Mets’ OPS sits at .770 overall and .765 against righties.