Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets


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Today’s matchup is between the Atlanta Braves (24-25) and the New York Mets (24-20). The Braves have won 4 of their last 5 games & the Mets have won 2 of their last 5 games.

The Braves are starting Ian Anderson (RHP), on the mound who is 4-1 on the season pitching a 2.82 ERA, 3.31 FIP, .274 wOBA, K% of 25.2%, BB% of 10.0%, 87.2 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.20 WHIP in 51.0 innings pitched.

The Mets are starting Taijuan Walker (RHP), who is 3-1 on the season with a 2.05 ERA, 2.86 FIP, .223 wOBA, K% of 23.7%, BB% of 10.4%, 88.8 MPH average exit velocity, and a 0.98 WHIP in 44.0 innings pitched.

The Braves are 18th in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Mets are 1st.

On the hitting side, the Braves have a .327 wOBA and a .316 OBP. The Mets have a .291 wOBA and a .308 OBP. The Braves have 80 HRs this season while the Mets have 33 HRs.

This should be a game dominated by great pitching. Mets have the upper hand in starting & relieving pitching while the Braves can hit the laces off the ball. With that said, I'm going to side with the Mets in this game!

  • Atlanta are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
  • Atlanta are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games against NY Mets.
  • Atlanta are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
  • Atlanta are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 9 games against an opponent in the National League East Division division.
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games played on a Friday.