New York Mets at Atlanta Braves MLB Betting Tips 8/13/2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Zack Wheeler vs. Max Fried
SunTrust Park is the venue where Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves (69-50, 1st in NL East) will play the New York Mets (61-56, 3rd in NL East) on Tuesday.
The Mets have been pretty good for wagerers, having gone 61-56-0 SU. The Braves are covering 58.0% of the time, going 69-50-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a great Over play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 58-47-12.
The Mets are covering 42.9% of the time as the away team, having gone 27-36-0 straight up.
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta is covering 56.1% of the time at SunTrust Park, going 32-25-0 SU.
The Braves have been a good Over play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 61-53-5.
Key New York Mets Injuries
8/8/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
8/5/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 29
8/4/2019 Jacob Rhame RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/2/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Calf Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/31/2019 Dominic Smith LF Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
8/8/2019 Austin Riley LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
8/8/2019 Dansby Swanson SS Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/27/2019 Nick Markakis RF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
7/23/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/12/2019 Grant Dayton RP Toe Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 61-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler has a 9-6 record with an earned run average of 4.20 and a WHIP of 1.22 this season. He has 149 strikeouts over his 139.1 innings pitched and he's given up 135 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.09 and they have given up 382 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 391 hitters and walked 177 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,026 base hits and 514 earned runs. They have allowed 149 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 380 batters and struck out 1,082. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
As a team New York is hitting .253, good for 14th in the league. The Mets hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .318. He has 121 hits this season in 433 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .441 and an OPS+ of 102. Pete Alonso is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 108 hits and he has driven in 85 men in 419 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .594. The Mets have 1,029 hits, including 198 doubles and 176 home runs. New York has walked 372 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,028 times as a unit. They have left 810 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 565 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 69-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.11, Max Fried has a 13-4 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 122 strikeouts over the 120.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 130 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 414 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 436 batters and walked 206 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,054 base knocks and 522 earned runs this season. They have given up 155 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 435 hitters and struck out 1,014 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.57.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Braves hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .399. He has 141 hits this year along with 94 RBI in 458 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .568 with an OPS+ of 145. Ronald Acuna Jr is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 143 hits in 483 at bats while driving in 79 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .532. The Braves as a unit have 1,090 base hits, including 206 doubles and 188 homers. Atlanta has walked 434 times this year and they have struck out on 1,056 occasions. They have had 842 men left on base and have an OPS of .799. They have scored 5.39 runs per game and totaled 642 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets
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