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21-46 (12-19 V) Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets 36-30 (17-14 H)
Date: Saturday June 18th
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Citi Field, New York City, New York
MLB Betting Lines: Mets -253
MLB Betting Total: 8
Probable Pitchers: RHP Aaron Blair (0-4, 7.59) vs. LHP Steven Matz (7-3, 2.71), RHP
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The Braves and Mets meet on Saturday night for the second of a three game set at Citi Field. On the mound will be Aaron Blair for the Braves and the Mets will send out Steven Matz.
Blair is 0-4 with a 7.59 ERA on the season while Matz is 7-3 with a 2.71 ERA.
Blair has been terrible all season for Atlanta. The 24-year-old is struggling with his command as he has walked 25 batters in 40.1 innings.
Matz on the other hand has been terrific all season for New York. On May 4, he pitched 7.2 scoreless innings to beat the Atlanta Braves.
The Atlanta Braves are the worst team in the National League and a big reason why is there offense.
Atlanta is dead last in the league with only 29 homers. The next closest team is Miami with 55 home runs.
Freddie Freeman leads the Braves with a .272 average and 12 homers.
Nick Markakis leads the team with 37 RBI.
Atlanta is 1-8 in nine Blair starts this season.
Blair is 0-1 with a 9.26 ERA on the road on this year.
New York Mets
The Mets have as good of a pitching staff as anyone in baseball and Matz has been a key guy.
Everyone loves to talk about Matt Harvey, Jacob DeGrom, and Noah Syndergaard with right reason.
Yoenis Cespedes leads the Mets with a .283 batting average to go along with 16 homers and 42 RBI.
The Mets are 7-4 in 11 Matz starts this year.
Matz is 3-1 with a 3.21 ERA at home this season.
MLB Betting Trends
- The Braves are 35-77 in their last 112 overall.
- The Braves are 6-15 in their last 21 Saturday games.
- The Braves are 1-8 in Blairs last 9 starts.
- The Mets are 38-18 in their last 56 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.
- The Mets are 4-1 in Matzs last 5 starts vs. National League East.
- The Mets are 5-2 in Matzs last 7 starts vs. a team with a losing record.
Free Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets MLB Prediction:
The Mets have a huge pitching edge with Matz on the mound.
4* Free MLB Betting Prediction: New York RL
Matz has already shut down the Braves earlier this season, I expect him to do the same.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: New York 6 Atlanta 3
After the Braves upset the Mets on Friday night, I expect New York to return the favor.
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