New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 8/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Monday, August 15, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Truist Park is the site where the Atlanta Braves (69-46) will go up against the New York Mets (74-40) on Monday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Carlos Carrasco and Max Fried.
New York is slugging .408 and have been called out on strikes 860 times, while being walked on 351 occasions. They have earned 520 RBI's and 1,001 hits for the year, while their team batting average is sitting at .259. The Mets have accumulated 192 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 115 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 546 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .330. As a unit, the New York Mets are recording 4.8 runs per game, which ranks them 4th in MLB.
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The Mets have a team earned run average of 3.48 for the year (5th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,093 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.53 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.17. Mets pitchers have allowed 121 home runs in addition to 419 runs in total (4th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 310 hitters and their FIP is 3.58 as a team for the season.
The Mets have sent 336 relievers to the hill this season. The relievers have inherited 134 base runners so far this year with 39.6% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have compiled 33 saves so far this season and have missed out on 14 of 47 save chances. The Mets relief pitchers have a save percentage of 70.2% and has come into the game in 112 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 64 holds so far this season (11th in MLB). Mets pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 100 times and also have had 100 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Mets have turned 69.6% of baseballs in play into outs out of 9,168 innings, ranking them 19th in MLB. The New York Mets are sitting with 3,056 putouts thus far, as well as 965 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .988 which has them ranked 5th in the majors, and have 95 double plays.
Carrasco has pitched in 1,420 innings and is sitting with 1,478 punch outs in his pro baseball career. Carrasco (102-82 record in his career) has a FIP of 3.48 and he has gone up against 5,870 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 3.85 (608 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.212. He has given up 1,351 base knocks (8.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 371 free passes.
Atlanta has hit 176 long balls for the season to go along with 528 runs batted in. They have hit 216 doubles, while taking a walk 324 times and earning 554 runs. The Atlanta Braves have accumulated a team OBP of .313 and a team batting average of .251 for the year. The Braves hold a team slugging % of .445 and they are recording 4.82 runs per game (3rd in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 1,072 occasions (2nd in the league) and are sitting with 984 hits.
The Braves hold a team WHIP of 1.236 with a FIP of 3.48 as a squad so far this season. They come in at 10th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 901. The Atlanta pitching staff have conceded 459 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 3.66 (418 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.95 (1,094 strikeouts vs 371 bases on balls). They have given up 100 long balls and they relinquish 4.01 runs per 9 innings (7th in the league).
Atlanta has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 62 save chances and they have walked away with 40 saves. They rank 16th in the league with a save rate of 64.5%, and they have dispatched 361 bullpen pitchers to the hill this year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 126 times in high leverage situations and also on 101 occasions with base runners. Atlanta relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 34.0% out of their 150 inherited base runners. With 136 save situations, the Braves have earned 71 holds and also 22 blown saves.
The Atlanta Braves have turned 83 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .988 (7th in pro baseball). The Braves have recorded 997 assists, 51 errors and have earned a total of 3,088 putouts so far this season. Out of their 9,264 innings on the diamond, the Braves have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.3% (20th in baseball).
Fried (50-22 mark in his career) holds a 3.17 earned run average while conceding 8.2 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.50 and he has gone up against 2,411 opposing hitters during his pro baseball career. He has allowed a total of 206 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.194 and a FIP of 3.3. During his pro baseball career, Fried has given up 535 base hits while he has totaled 574 strikeouts in 585 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Atlanta
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