New York Mets at Atlanta Braves MLB Betting Tips 4/14/2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Julio Teheran
The New York Mets visit SunTrust Park on Sunday, April 14, 2019 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Jacob deGrom for the Mets and Julio Teheran for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -153 and Atlanta at +143. The Mets have a 9-3-1 over/under record and a 9-4-0 run line mark. The Braves are 6-7-0 against the run line and have a 5-7-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 9-3-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 9-4-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 5-7-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 6-7-0 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 9-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.18 and a WHIP of 1.12 this season. He has 27 strikeouts over his 17 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.82 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .295 against the bullpen and they've struck out 50 hitters and walked 20 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.4 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 119 base hits and 62 earned runs. They have allowed 18 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 42 batters and struck out 135. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.11.
As a team New York is hitting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Mets hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .354, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Pete Alonso is hitting .370 with an on-base percentage of .442. He has 17 hits this season in 46 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .891 and an OPS+ of 252. Michael Conforto is hitting .340 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .450. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 50 at bats. His OPS+ is 190 while his slugging percentage is at .620. The Mets have 120 hits, including 25 doubles and 18 home runs. New York has walked 56 times so far this season and they have struck out 135 times as a unit. They have left 99 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 6.23 runs per contest and have scored a total of 81 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 7-6 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 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 40 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 49 batters and walked 27 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 97 base knocks and 56 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 61 hitters and struck out 106 batters. They give up a walk 4.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 5.24.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 12th in the league. The Braves hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .355, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Dansby Swanson comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .392. He has 12 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 41 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .659 with an OPS+ of 170. Freddie Freeman is hitting .362 this season and he has an OBP of .492. He has collected 17 hits in 47 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 171 and a slugging percentage of .532. The Braves as a unit have 111 base hits, including 21 doubles and 16 homers. Atlanta has walked 62 times this year and they have struck out on 109 occasions. They have had 102 men left on base and have an OPS of .788. They have scored 4.92 runs per game and totaled 64 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets -153
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