Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Harvey vs. R.A. Dickey
The New York Mets head to Turner Field on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Matt Harvey for the Mets and R.A. Dickey for the Braves.
The odds for this matchup have New York at -112 and Atlanta at +102. The Mets have a 15-6-3 over/under mark and a 8-16-0 run line record. The Braves are 14-9-0 against the run line and have a 13-10-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 15-6-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 8-16-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 13-10-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 14-9-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/30/17 P Noah Syndergaard Arm left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (4/27)
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)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 10-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Harvey has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 4.25 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 18 strikeouts over his 29.2 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.06 and they have given up 100 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .274 against the bullpen and they've struck out 99 hitters and walked 45 batters. As a team, New York allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 227 base hits and 114 earned runs. They have allowed 31 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 87 batters and struck out 239. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
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As a team New York is hitting .217, good for 29th in the league. The Mets hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .244 with an on-base percentage of .299. He has 22 hits this season in 90 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .333 and an OPS+ of 70. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 63 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .619. The Mets have 180 hits, including 31 doubles and 37 home runs. New York has walked 86 times so far this season and they have struck out 192 times as a unit. They have left 150 men on base and have a team OPS of .686. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 103 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 10-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.80, R.A. Dickey has a 2-2 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 23.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 64 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 61 batters and walked 24 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 190 base knocks and 93 earned runs this season. They have given up 27 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 77 hitters and struck out 158 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.44.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Braves hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .381 with an OBP of .485. He has 32 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 84 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .798 with an OPS+ of 233. Brandon Phillips is hitting .355 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 27 hits in 76 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Braves as a unit have 210 base hits, including 36 doubles and 27 homers. Atlanta has walked 64 times this year and they have struck out on 178 occasions. They have had 153 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.52 runs per game and totaled 104 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets -112
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