Atlanta Braves at New York Mets 9/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Newcomb vs. Jacob deGrom
The Atlanta Braves visit Citi Field on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Sean Newcomb for the Braves and Jacob deGrom for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +135 and New York at -160. The Braves have a 76-75-5 over/under record and a 80-76-0 run line mark. The Mets are 81-75-0 against the run line and have a 70-78-8 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 76-75-5 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 80-76-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 70-78-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 81-75-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
09/15/18 P Luiz Gohara Shoulder 60-day DL (09/14)
08/08/18 P Max Fried Groin 10-day DL (08/08)
07/31/18 P Peter Moylan Ribs 60-day DL (07/31)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/27/18 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 60-day DL (06/27)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 60-day DL (06/20)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/17/18 P Bobby Wahl Hamstring 60-day DL (08/17)
07/24/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day DL (07/21)
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 88-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Newcomb has a 12-9 record with an earned run average of 4.04 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 151 strikeouts over his 158.1 innings pitched and he's given up 136 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 488 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 529 hitters and walked 260 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 1,204 base hits and 590 earned runs. They have allowed 147 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 605 batters and struck out 1,355. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.98.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .258, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .311 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 186 hits this season in 599 at bats with 95 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .506 and an OPS+ of 140. Nick Markakis is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 182 hits and he has driven in 93 men in 604 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .449. The Braves have 1,390 hits, including 304 doubles and 173 home runs. Atlanta has walked 495 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,223 times as a unit. They have left 1,102 men on base and have a team OPS of .748. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 740 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 73-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.77, Jacob deGrom has a 9-9 record and a 0.94 WHIP. He has 259 strikeouts over the 209 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 150 hits. He's allowing 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 527 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 496 batters and walked 217 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,323 base knocks and 651 earned runs this season. They have given up 184 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 472 hitters and struck out 1,389 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 27th in the league. The Mets hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Amed Rosario comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .299. He has 139 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 532 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .391 with an OPS+ of 93. Michael Conforto is hitting .242 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 126 hits in 521 at bats while driving in 80 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .445. The Mets as a unit have 1,245 base hits, including 257 doubles and 166 homers. New York has walked 537 times this year and they have struck out on 1,342 occasions. They have had 1,056 men left on base and have an OPS of .705. They have scored 4.25 runs per game and totaled 663 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets -160
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