New York Mets at Atlanta Braves 5/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Julio Teheran
The New York Mets visit SunTrust Park on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Noah Syndergaard for the Mets and Julio Teheran for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -115 and Atlanta at +105. The Mets have a 23-27-1 over/under record and a 25-26-0 run line mark. The Braves are 30-23-0 against the run line and have a 25-25-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 23-27-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 25-26-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 25-25-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 30-23-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/29/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 10-day DL (05/27)
05/28/18 SS Wilmer Flores Back 10-day DL (05/28)
05/18/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe 10-day DL (05/17); is out for season
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
05/09/18 3B Todd Frazier Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
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)
04/03/18 P Anthony Swarzak Oblique 60-day DL (04/01)
03/30/18 1B Dominic Smith Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
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)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/28/18 CF Ronald Acuna Jr. Knee 10-day DL (05/28)
05/18/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 10-day DL (05/14)
04/18/18 P Anibal Sanchez Leg 10-day DL (04/18)
04/18/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 10-day DL (04/18)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 26-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 3.06 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 76 strikeouts over his 64.2 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 173 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 194 hitters and walked 78 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 446 base hits and 215 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 164 batters and struck out 487. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team New York is hitting .242, good for 18th in the league. The Mets hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .228 with an on-base percentage of .298. He has 39 hits this season in 171 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .351 and an OPS+ of 81. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 195 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .523. The Mets have 419 hits, including 77 doubles and 53 home runs. New York has walked 180 times so far this season and they have struck out 435 times as a unit. They have left 353 men on base and have a team OPS of .708. They score 4.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 214 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 31-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.20, Julio Teheran has a 4-2 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 60 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 47 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 158 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 193 batters and walked 100 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.59. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 422 base knocks and 191 earned runs this season. They have given up 47 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 223 hitters and struck out 472 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 2nd in the league. The Braves hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Nick Markakis comes into this matchup batting .341 with an OBP of .406. He has 72 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 211 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .512 with an OPS+ of 152. Freddie Freeman is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .433. He has collected 67 hits in 201 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 168 and a slugging percentage of .542. The Braves as a unit have 493 base hits, including 101 doubles and 63 homers. Atlanta has walked 191 times this year and they have struck out on 423 occasions. They have had 387 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 5.09 runs per game and totaled 270 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets -115
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