Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Citi Field in Queens
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Probable Pitchers: (R) Cahill, T (0-1) vs. (L) Niese, J (1-0)
The Atlanta Braves take on the New York Mets on Tuesday at Citi Field in Queens.
The Braves are 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a left-handed starter and 4-0 in their last 4 during game 1 of a series. They are 4-1 in their last 5 after allowing 2 runs or less in their previous game and 7-2 in their last 9 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600. the over is 5-0 in the Braves last 5 games following a win but the under is 4-0-2 in their last 6 road games vs. a left-handed starter.
The Mets are 9-0 in their last 9 home games vs. a right-handed starter and 7-0 in their last 7 games following a win. They are 4-1 in Niese's last 5 starts when their opponent scores 5 runs or more in their previous game and 5-12 in Niese's last 17 starts after scoring 5 runs or more in their previous game. The over is 7-0 in the Mets last 7 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and 3-0-1 in their last 4 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
Head-to-head, the under is 4-0-1 in the last 5 meetings in New York and 3-0-1 in Niese's last 4 home starts vs. Braves. The Mets are 1-4 in Niese's last 5 starts vs. Braves and 0-4 in Niese's last 4 home starts vs. Braves.
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 8-4-0 against the over/under
The run differential for the Atlanta Braves is 0.8
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 8-4-1 against the over/under
The run differential for the New York Mets is 1.2
Injuries to Watch
04/07/15 P Josh Outman Shoulder 60-day DL (4/6)
04/06/15 LF Joseph Terdoslavich Wrist 15-day DL (4/2)
04/04/15 P Mike Minor Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
04/04/15 P Shae Simmons Elbow 60-day DL (2/20), out for season
New York Mets
04/19/15 C Travis d'Arnaud Hand out indefinitely
04/16/15 3B David Wright Hamstring 15-day DL (4/15)
04/08/15 P Jenrry Mejia Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/06/15 P Bobby Parnell Elbow 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Joshua Edgin Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
04/06/15 P Zack Wheeler Elbow 15-day DL (3/27), out for season
04/04/15 P Victor Black Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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