New York Mets at Atlanta Braves 9/17/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Robert Gsellman vs. Julio Teheran
The New York Mets head to Turner Field on Sunday, September 17, 2017 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Robert Gsellman for the Mets and Julio Teheran for the Braves.
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The odds for this matchup have New York at +165 and Atlanta at -175. The Mets have a 83-52-12 over/under mark and a 64-83-0 run line record. The Braves are 76-70-0 against the run line and have a 75-66-5 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 83-52-12 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 64-83-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 75-66-5 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 76-70-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
09/07/17 3B Wilmer Flores Nose out for season
08/26/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (08/26)
08/25/17 LF Michael Conforto Shoulder 10-day DL (08/25)
08/21/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 60-day DL (08/19)
07/28/17 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 10-day DL (07/28)
07/24/17 P Zack Wheeler Arm 10-day DL (07/23)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Side 60-day DL (05/01)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
09/15/17 LF Matt Kemp Hamstring left last game, "?" Saturday vs. New York Mets
09/15/17 P Mike Foltynewicz Finger injured last game, is downgraded to expected to miss next scheduled start
09/06/17 CF Danny Santana Quad 60-day DL (09/06)
06/19/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
06/11/17 P Eric O'Flaherty Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/11)
05/28/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (04/09)
05/28/17 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 63-84 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robert Gsellman has a 6-7 record with an earned run average of 5.58 and a WHIP of 1.60. He has 71 strikeouts over his 101.2 innings pitched and he's given up 125 hits. He allows 11.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 512 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 539 hitters and walked 234 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.01. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,400 base hits and 724 earned runs. They have allowed 197 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 538 batters and struck out 1,262. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
As a team New York is hitting .251, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 128 hits this season in 505 at bats with 94 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .511 and an OPS+ of 116. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 121 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 434 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .431. The Mets have 1,254 hits, including 264 doubles and 211 home runs. New York has walked 472 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,167 times as a unit. They have left 986 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 679 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 67-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.57, Julio Teheran has a 11-11 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 136 strikeouts over the 169.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 168 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.61 and they have given up 446 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 446 batters and walked 200 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,323 base knocks and 691 earned runs this season. They have given up 181 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 529 hitters and struck out 1,127 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.60.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Ender Inciarte comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .351. He has 188 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 614 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .410 with an OPS+ of 101. Nick Markakis is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 150 hits in 535 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .396. The Braves as a unit have 1,343 base hits, including 268 doubles and 151 homers. Atlanta has walked 428 times this year and they have struck out on 1,076 occasions. They have had 1,016 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.64 runs per game and totaled 678 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Braves -175
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