Atlanta Braves at New York Mets MLB Tips 6/30/2019
Sunday, June 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Max Fried vs. Noah Syndergaard
Ronald Acuna Jr and the Atlanta Braves (49-34, 1st in NL East) travel to Citi Field on Sunday where they'll meet the New York Mets (37-46, 4th in NL East). The odds on this matchup have the Braves priced at +120 and the Mets are at -130. The total opens at 9.
The Braves have been a very good option for MLB bettors, having gone 49-34-0 SU. New York is covering 44.6% of the time, going 37-46-0 straight up. The Mets have been a pretty good option for bettors as a favorite, going 22-20-0 SU. Atlanta has went 12-15-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 44.4% of the time.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Braves have been an awful Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 45-34-4.
Atlanta is covering 59.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 25-17-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets cover 57.1% of the time at Citi Field, going 20-15-0 SU.
The Mets have been an awful Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 43-30-10.
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
6/26/2019 Kevin Gausman SP Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/24/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/17/2019 Ender Inciarte CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/5/2019 Jacob Lindgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Key New York Mets Injuries
6/28/2019 Luis Avilan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/26/2019 Jeurys Familia RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/24/2019 Noah Syndergaard SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
6/22/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/19/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/18/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 49-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Fried has a 9-3 record with an earned run average of 3.96 and a WHIP of 1.33 this season. He has 84 strikeouts over his 88.2 innings pitched and he's given up 91 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 283 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 331 hitters and walked 144 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 714 base hits and 349 earned runs. They have allowed 105 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 307 batters and struck out 712. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.50.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Ronald Acuna Jr is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 94 hits this season in 329 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .498 and an OPS+ of 121. Freddie Freeman is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .402. He has totaled 102 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 324 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .599. The Braves have 756 hits, including 143 doubles and 129 home runs. Atlanta has walked 302 times so far this season and they have struck out 714 times as a unit. They have left 582 men on base and have a team OPS of .797. They score 5.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 451 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 37-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.55, Noah Syndergaard has a 5-4 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 93 strikeouts over the 95 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 91 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.69 and they have given up 283 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 279 batters and walked 132 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 738 base knocks and 396 earned runs this season. They have given up 113 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 279 hitters and struck out 758 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 15th in the league. The Mets hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .368. He has 84 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 300 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .633 with an OPS+ of 165. Jeff McNeil is hitting .341 this season and he has an OBP of .406. He has collected 88 hits in 258 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Mets as a unit have 728 base hits, including 140 doubles and 119 homers. New York has walked 272 times this year and they have struck out on 742 occasions. They have had 577 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 392 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -130
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