New York Mets at Atlanta Braves MLB Betting Tips 4/13/2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jason Vargas vs. Julio Teheran
The New York Mets visit SunTrust Park on Saturday, April 13, 2019 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Jason Vargas for the Mets and Julio Teheran for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +115 and Atlanta at -125. The Mets have a 9-2-1 over/under record and a 8-4-0 run line mark. The Braves are 6-6-0 against the run line and have a 5-6-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 9-2-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 8-4-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 5-6-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 6-6-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
03/25/19 P Drew Smith Elbow 10-day IL (03/25); is out for season
03/25/19 2B Jed Lowrie Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 3B Todd Frazier Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/07/19 C Brian McCann Hamstring 10-day IL (04/07)
03/25/19 P Darren O'Day Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Mike Foltynewicz Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 8-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jason Vargas has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 2.17 this season. He has 3 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He's allowed 18 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.25 and they have given up 53 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .306 against the bullpen and they've struck out 48 hitters and walked 20 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.5 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 112 base hits and 60 earned runs. They have allowed 18 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 39 batters and struck out 125. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.26.
As a team New York is hitting .262, good for 9th in the league. The Mets hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .353, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Michael Conforto is hitting .348 with an on-base percentage of .455. He has 16 hits this season in 46 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .630 and an OPS+ of 191. Pete Alonso is hitting .378 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .451. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 45 at bats. His OPS+ is 257 while his slugging percentage is at .911. The Mets have 110 hits, including 20 doubles and 17 home runs. New York has walked 50 times so far this season and they have struck out 126 times as a unit. They have left 89 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 6.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 75 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 7-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.00, Julio Teheran has a 1-1 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 15 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.53 and they have given up 38 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 43 batters and walked 25 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 87 base knocks and 50 earned runs this season. They have given up 19 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 55 hitters and struck out 97 batters. They give up a walk 4.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 5.26.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .361, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .378 with an OBP of .491. He has 17 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 45 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 174. Dansby Swanson is hitting .324 this season and he has an OBP of .426. He has collected 12 hits in 37 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 194 and a slugging percentage of .730. The Braves as a unit have 104 base hits, including 19 doubles and 16 homers. Atlanta has walked 59 times this year and they have struck out on 99 occasions. They have had 94 men left on base and have an OPS of .808. They have scored 5.17 runs per game and totaled 62 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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