Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Prediction, 6/22/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets
Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-111) New York (-111)
Charlie Morton and the Atlanta Braves (33-36, 3rd in NL East) travel to Citi Field on Tuesday where they'll meet the New York Mets (36-29, 1st in NL East). The Braves open this contest at -111 while the Mets are priced at -111. The over/under has been set at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Charlie Morton and Marcus Stroman.
Atlanta has a slugging percentage of .430 and have been called out on strikes 647 times, while being walked on 248 occasions. They have recorded 317 runs batted in in addition to 535 hits for the season, and their batting average sits at .238. The Braves have tallied 115 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 99 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 332 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .320. As a team, the Atlanta Braves are recording 4.8 runs per game, which has them at 10th in baseball.
The Braves have an ERA of 4.43 on the campaign (19th in the league), and their staff has rung up 615 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.64 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.32. Braves pitchers have yielded 85 long balls and 333 runs (19th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 233 hitters and their FIP sits at 4.28 as a team for the year.
The Braves have sent 254 relievers to the mound this year. The relief pitchers have inherited 104 runners this season and 39.4% of them earned a run for their team. They have accumulated 14 saves for the season and have blown 12 of 26 save opportunities. The Braves relievers have a save rate of 53.8% and has come into the game in 72 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 45 holds this season (6th in the league). Braves pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 66 times in addition to having 109 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Atlanta Braves have earned a total of 1,812 putouts on the year, as well as 625 assists and 39 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them sitting 10th in MLB, and have earned 489 double plays. The Braves have converted 69.2% of baseballs in play into outs out of 5,436 innings, which has them sitting 19th in pro baseball.
Morton has taken the ball for 1,513 innings and is sitting with 1,358 strikeouts so far in his career. His ERA is 4.08 (686 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.328. He has allowed 1,465 hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) with 544 free passes. Morton (99-92 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 3.78 and he has faced 6,513 hitters during his time in the majors.
The New York Mets have recorded an OBP of .309 as well as a batting average of .229 over the course of the season. They have been called out on strikes on 559 instances (29th in the league) and have a total of 473 base knocks. New York has hit 67 HRs on the campaign as well as 232 runs batted in. The Mets hold a team SLG% of .375 and they are earning 3.72 runs per contest (29th in baseball). They have 87 doubles, while getting a free base 206 times as well as putting up 242 runs.
The Mets have a WHIP of 1.134 and have a FIP of 3.29 as a squad this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.48 (623 strikeouts against 179 free passes). They are sitting at 1st in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 447. They have surrendered 55 dingers and they yield 3.65 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The New York pitching staff have given up 224 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.15 (193 earned runs given up).
New York has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 30 save chances and they have converted 19 saves. They are ranked 14th in baseball holding a save rate of 63.3%, and they have dispatched 203 bullpen pitchers to the hill this year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 70 times in high leverage situations and on 51 occasions with runners on base. New York relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.4% out of their 79 inherited runners. Sitting with 62 save situations, the Mets have 32 holds in addition to 11 blown saves.
The New York Mets have turned 56 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (8th in professional baseball). The Mets have recorded 534 assists, 34 errors and have amassed 1,656 putouts for the season. In 4,968 innings on the diamond, the Mets have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 69.8% (14th in MLB).
In his pro baseball career, Stroman has conceded 922 hits and he has 770 strikeouts in 933 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 377 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.269 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.6. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.93 and he has faced 3,885 hitters during his career. Stroman (57-52 career mark) has a 3.63 ERA while allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York (-111)
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