Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Prediction, 6/23/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets
Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-116) New York (-105)
Citi Field is the venue where Max Fried and the New York Mets (37-30, 1st in NL East) will take on the Atlanta Braves (34-37, 3rd in NL East) on Wednesday. The Mets open this matchup at -105 while the Braves are coming in at -116. The O/U has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers are Max Fried and Max Fried.
The Braves have compiled 117 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 101 balls out of the stadium. Atlanta has a slugging % of .427 and have been called out on strikes 661 times, while taking a walk on 254 occasions. As a team, the Atlanta Braves are earning 4.7 runs per game, which has them sitting at 10th in MLB. They have 320 runs batted in as well as 541 base knocks for the year, and their team batting average is .235. They have 335 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .318.
Braves pitchers have relinquished 85 home runs in addition to 337 total runs (20th in MLB). They have walked 237 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.25 as a team so far this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.63 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.31. The Braves have an ERA of 4.39 on the campaign (19th in the league), and the staff has struck out 624 batters.
The Braves relievers have a save percentage of 55.6% and stepped onto the hill in 74 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 108 base runners on the season with 40.7% of them ended up scoring. Braves bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 68 times as well as having 112 appearances in high leverage situations. The Braves have sent 259 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The relievers have earned 46 holds this year (5th in the league). They have earned 15 saves so far this year and have missed out on 12 of their 27 chances to save the game.
The Braves have turned 69.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of 5,553 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 19th in MLB. The Atlanta Braves have accounted for 1,851 putouts for the season, as well as 639 assists and 39 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .985 which puts them in 9th in baseball, and have 503 double plays.
Fried has taken the ball for 339 innings and has totaled 344 K's so far in his career. His ERA is 3.64 (137 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.319. He has given up 329 hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) with 118 free passes. Fried (30-15 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.73 while going up against 1,437 hitters in the majors.
The Mets have a team slugging percentage of .373 and they tally 3.67 runs per contest (29th in baseball). They have hit 90 doubles, while taking a walk 210 times as well as scoring 246 runs. New York has compiled 67 home runs so far this season as well as 235 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 568 occasions (28th in the league) and have 483 base hits. The New York Mets have accumulated an on-base percentage of .309 and a batting average of .229 on the year.
The Mets have a team WHIP of 1.127 and have a FIP of 3.32 as a staff so far this season. They are sitting at 1st in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 453. The New York pitching staff have allowed 227 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.12 (196 earned runs given up). Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.44 (637 strikeouts against 185 free passes). They have allowed 57 homers and they concede 3.61 runs per 9 innings (2nd in MLB).
New York has had relief pitchers enter the game in 31 save chances and they have tallied 20 saves. They rank 12th in the league holding a save rate of 64.5%, and they have dispatched 208 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 71 times in high leverage situations in addition to 51 occasions with base runners. New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 35.4% out of 79 inherited base runners. With 63 save situations, the Mets have compiled 32 holds and also 11 blown saves.
The New York Mets have turned 56 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .985 (7th in the majors). The Mets have racked up 546 assists, 34 errors and have notched a total of 1,698 putouts on the campaign. In their 5,094 innings on the diamond, the Mets have a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (11th in MLB).
During his MLB career, Fried has conceded 329 base knocks while he has totaled 344 punch outs in 339 innings pitched. He has surrendered 137 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.319 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. His K/BB ratio is 2.92 and he has faced 1,437 hitters during his MLB career. Fried (30-15 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 3.64 ERA while giving up 8.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta (-116)
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