Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets
Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Citi Field is the site where David Peterson and the New York Mets (22-20, 1st in NL East) will play the Atlanta Braves (24-25, 2nd in NL East) on Saturday.
The Braves have hit 75 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 78 balls out of the stadium. Atlanta has a slugging % of .439 and have been called out on strikes 443 times, while being walked on 166 occasions. As a team, the Atlanta Braves are notching 4.9 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 8th in the league. They have accumulated 229 runs batted in in addition to 371 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average is .235. They have earned 236 runs and have an OBP of .316.
Braves pitchers have surrendered 60 home runs and 223 total runs (19th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 170 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.27 as a team this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.59 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.34. The Braves hold a team earned run average of 4.17 on the campaign (17th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 441 batters.
Braves relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 46 times as well as having 79 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have racked up 29 holds this season (7th in baseball). The Braves relief pitchers have a save percentage of 52.9% and stepped onto the hill in 47 save situations. They have compiled 9 saves so far this season and have blown 8 of 17 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 70 base runners this year and 30.0% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Braves have sent 175 relievers to the hill for the season.
The Atlanta Braves are sitting with 1,270 putouts this year, in addition to 444 assists and 23 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .987 which puts them in 4th in baseball, and they have turned 351 double plays. The Braves have transformed 68.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 3,810 innings, ranking them 21st in baseball.
Fried (28-13 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.74 while facing 1,345 hitters in the major leagues. He has given up 310 base knocks (8.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 112 free passes. His earned run average is 3.64 (128 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.334. Fried has taken the hill for 316 innings and has racked up 323 K's during his career.
New York has recorded 33 HRs on the year to go along with 136 runs batted in. They have recorded 52 doubles, while taking a walk 141 times as well as notching 143 runs. The New York Mets have an OBP of .308 as well as a batting average of .225 for the season. The Mets hold a team SLG% of .343 and they earn 3.40 runs per contest (29th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 360 instances (29th in baseball) and have totaled 304 base hits.
The Mets have a team WHIP of 1.133 in addition to having a FIP of 3.11 as a team so far this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.45 (407 strikeouts against 118 free passes). They come in at 1st in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 288. They have surrendered 31 dingers and they surrender 3.89 runs per 9 innings (7th in MLB). The New York pitching staff have given up 155 runs on the season while having an ERA of 3.19 (127 earned runs surrendered).
New York has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 18 save chances and they have converted 11 saves. They rank 15th in MLB holding a save percentage of 61.1%, and they have dispatched 134 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the campaign. Their relievers have come in 48 times in high leverage situations in addition to 32 occasions with base runners. New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 38.5% out of 52 inherited runners. Sitting with 35 save situations, the Mets have accrued 17 holds in addition to 7 blown saves.
The New York Mets have turned 31 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (17th in the majors). The Mets have recorded 340 assists, 24 errors and are sitting with 1,076 putouts over the course of the season. Out of their 3,228 innings on the field, the Mets hold a efficiency on defense of 69.6% (13th in professional baseball).
In his career, Peterson has surrendered 75 hits and he has 89 K's in 93 innings. He has allowed a total of 43 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.238 and a FIP of 4.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.17 and he has gone up against 389 opposing hitters during his pro baseball career. Peterson (7-6 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.13 earned run average and has conceded 7.2 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atlanta
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