New York Mets at Atlanta Braves 6/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jason Vargas vs. Mike Foltynewicz
SunTrust Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Jason Vargas for the Mets and Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves.
New York opens at +136 while Atlanta opens at -146. The Mets have a 26-35-1 over/under record and a 29-33-0 run line mark. The Braves are 35-30-0 against the run line and have a 31-31-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 26-35-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 29-33-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 31-31-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 35-30-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 2B Asdrubal Cabrera Leg left last game, is "?" Tuesday vs Atlanta Braves
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
06/08/18 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/29/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 10-day DL (05/27)
05/29/18 P Noah Syndergaard Finger 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/18 SS Wilmer Flores Back 10-day DL (05/28)
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
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)
03/30/18 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
06/10/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 10-day DL (05/14); expected to be activated and start Wednesday vs New York Mets
06/05/18 P Julio Teheran Thumb 10-day DL (06/05)
05/28/18 CF Ronald Acuna Jr. Knee 10-day DL (05/28)
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 28-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jason Vargas has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 7.71 and a WHIP of 1.75 this year. He has 27 strikeouts over his 30.1 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He's allowed 12.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 222 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 230 hitters and walked 99 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 539 base hits and 253 earned runs. They have allowed 71 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 202 batters and struck out 585. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 3.87.
As a team New York is hitting .230, good for 27th in the league. The Mets hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 67 hits this season in 237 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .498 and an OPS+ of 126. Amed Rosario is hitting .244 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .275. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 201 at bats. His OPS+ is 74 while his slugging percentage is at .353. The Mets have 481 hits, including 93 doubles and 63 home runs. New York has walked 217 times so far this season and they have struck out 536 times as a unit. They have left 427 men on base and have a team OPS of .683. They score 3.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 237 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 37-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.31, Mike Foltynewicz has a 5-4 record and a 1.19 WHIP this season. He has 88 strikeouts over the 74 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 55 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 241 batters and walked 116 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.8 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 3.68. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 508 base knocks and 240 earned runs this season. They have given up 67 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 262 hitters and struck out 579 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .340 with an OBP of .430. He has 85 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 250 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .568 with an OPS+ of 173. Nick Markakis is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 85 hits in 260 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Braves as a unit have 595 base hits, including 131 doubles and 76 homers. Atlanta has walked 219 times this year and they have struck out on 510 occasions. They have had 464 men left on base and have an OPS of .756. They have scored 4.95 runs per game and totaled 322 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets +136
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