Mets at Braves 6/17/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves
MLB: 7:20 PM EST
Jun. 17, 2019
Latest Odds : ATL -160 Total 9
The Mets are taking to the road after having a home series against the Cardinals. However, one thing that the Mets need to improve on is playing consistent on the season. Now, the Braves are the team the Mets have to go up against and that could actually be a challenge as the Mets have struggled on the road and the Braves are actually playing really well on their home field this year.
Pete Alonso is up to 23 homers for the Mets on the year and has managed to drive in a total of 53 runners this season. Jeff McNeil is the hitter the Mets have relied on for average and he has hit at a clip of .335 this season. The Braves have come to rely on Freddie Freeman on the year so far. He has managed to hit at a clip of .308 so far with 49 RBIs and a total of 19 homers.
Zack Wheeler is the pitcher the Mets are putting on the mound in this game. Wheeler has been able to throw his way to a 5-4 record and a 4.87 ERA. He has thrown a total of 88.2 innings on the year with 99 strikeouts, but has walked 26 batters and allowed a total of 88 hits.
Mike Soroka is the pitcher the Braves are planning on putting on the mound. Soroka has posted a 7-1 record and has managed to get a 1.92 ERA on the year. He has thrown a total of 70.1 innings on the year with 60 strikeouts, but has walked only 18 batters and allowed 50 hits this season.
Recent Betting Trends:
Mets are 0-4 in their last 4 during game 1 of a series.
Braves are 7-1 in their last 8 home games.
Over is 5-1-1 in Mets last 7 during game 1 of a series.
Over is 8-0-1 in Braves last 9 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
Free Betting Pick: Atlanta Braves -160
The Mets are coming into this game with a decent overall record, but on the road the Mets have had quite a few problems. What makes the road even worse in this game is the fact the Mets are facing Soroka who has been nearly impossible to beat this year and he will shut down the Mets offense this game here. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Braves win 7-4.