New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 10/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets (76-83, 3rd in NL East) are headed to Truist Park on Sunday where they'll meet the Atlanta Braves (86-72, 1st in NL East).
The Mets have accumulated 224 doubles as a team and have knocked 173 baseballs out of the park. New York has a slugging percentage of .390 and have struck out 1,367 times, while drawing a walk on 488 occasions. As a team, the New York Mets are putting up 3.9 runs per game, which is 27th in the league. They have accounted for 595 RBI's as well as 1,220 hits for the season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .239. They have earned a total of 627 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .315.
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Mets pitchers have conceded 185 home runs and 654 runs (9th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 468 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.01 as a unit over the course of the season. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.05 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.23. The Mets have an earned run average of 3.87 on the year (8th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,427 hitters.
Mets pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 132 times as well as having 173 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 74 holds over the course of the season (17th in MLB). The Mets bullpen have a save rate of 58.0% and has entered the game in 145 save situations. They have accumulated 40 saves so far this year and have blown 29 out of their 69 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 193 runners over the course of the season and 34.2% of them earned a run for their team. The Mets have sent 533 relievers to the mound so far this season.
The Mets have transformed 69.6% of balls in play into outs in their 12,189 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 16th in the majors. The New York Mets are sitting with 4,063 putouts thus far, as well as 1,289 assists and 95 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which has them sitting 26th in the majors, and have 1,046 double plays.
Syndergaard has taken the hill for 717 innings and has earned 777 K's during his MLB career. Syndergaard (47-30 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 2.91 and he has faced 2,943 hitters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 3.30 (263 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.159. He has surrendered 665 base knocks (8.3 hits per nine innings) with 166 free passes.
The Atlanta Braves have an on-base percentage of .320 and a batting average of .244 on the season. They have been rung up on 1,427 instances (10th in the league) and have accounted for 1,283 base knocks. Atlanta has 234 home runs so far this year and 748 RBIs. The Braves have a team SLG% of .435 and they average 4.91 runs per outing (7th in the league). They have hit 264 two-baggers, while walking 542 times as well as scoring 776 runs.
The Braves are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.246 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.09 as a pitching staff this year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.73 (1,392 strikeouts vs 509 walks). They are sitting at 8th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,214. They have given up 180 long balls and they concede 4.21 runs per 9 innings (8th in the league). The Atlanta pitching staff have yielded 647 runs on the season while having an ERA of 3.90 (599 earned runs given up).
Atlanta relievers have an inherited score percentage of 33.3% of 183 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 220 times in high leverage situations and also on 127 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 178 save situations, the Braves have tallied 112 holds in addition to 26 blown saves. They rank 19th in the league holding a save rate of 60.0%, and they have sent 567 relievers onto the diamond for the season. Atlanta has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 65 save opportunities and they have earned 39 saves.
In their 12,453 innings on the diamond, the Braves are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.8% (5th in baseball). The Atlanta Braves have turned 99 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .988 (2nd in baseball). The Braves have accrued 1,449 assists, 69 errors and have earned 4,151 putouts so far this season.
During his career, Morton has surrendered 1,537 base knocks while totaling 1,489 K's in 1,622 innings. He has given up a total of 722 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.302 and having a FIP of 3.7. His K/BB ratio is 2.59 and he has faced 6,947 opposing hitters in his career. Morton (107-95 mark in his career) holds a 4.01 earned run average while conceding 8.5 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Atlanta
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