Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: R.A. Dickey vs. Matt Harvey
The Atlanta Braves visit Citi Field on Thursday, April 27, 2017 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are R.A. Dickey for the Braves and Matt Harvey for the Mets.
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The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +155 and New York at -175. The Braves have a 9-9-0 over/under record and a 10-8-0 run line mark. The Mets are 6-13-0 against the run line and have a 11-6-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 9-9-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 10-8-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 11-6-2 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 6-13-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/13/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 10-day DL (04/10)
04/03/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 10-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL
03/31/17 P Mauricio Cabrera Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/26/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Ankle probable Wednesday vs. Atlanta Braves
04/26/17 C Travis d'Arnaud Wrist probable Wednesday vs. Atlanta Braves
04/26/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring probable Wednesday vs. Atlanta Braves
04/21/17 1B Lucas Duda Elbow 10-day DL (4/20)
04/21/17 SS Wilmer Flores Knee 10-day DL (4/21)
04/01/17 P Seth Lugo Arm 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 6-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher R.A. Dickey has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.39. He has 13 strikeouts over his 18.2 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.19 and they have given up 55 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 48 hitters and walked 21 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 155 base hits and 75 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 61 batters and struck out 124. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .243, good for 16th in the league. The Braves hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .381 with an on-base percentage of .494. He has 24 hits this season in 63 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .810 and an OPS+ of 245. Brandon Phillips is hitting .343 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 70 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Braves have 148 hits, including 24 doubles and 20 home runs. Atlanta has walked 47 times so far this season and they have struck out 142 times as a unit. They have left 118 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 3.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 65 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 8-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.84, Matt Harvey has a 2-0 record and a 0.95 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 25.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 19 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 65 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 73 batters and walked 37 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 161 base knocks and 71 earned runs this season. They have given up 19 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 64 hitters and struck out 192 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.38.
As a team, they are batting .210, good for 29th in the league. The Mets hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .313. He has 20 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 75 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .373 with an OPS+ of 87. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 15 hits in 57 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 169 and a slugging percentage of .632. The Mets as a unit have 138 base hits, including 21 doubles and 29 homers. New York has walked 72 times this year and they have struck out on 159 occasions. They have had 122 men left on base and have an OPS of .668. They have scored 4.16 runs per game and totaled 79 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets -175
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