New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves – Odds – Free MLB Predictions
- Updated: April 12, 2015
The Atlanta Braves host the New York Mets in a NL East match up.
Time: 1:35 PM EST Sunday April 12, 2015 TV: FSS
Location: Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia
Moneyline: Mets +112 / Braves -122
Over/Under: 6.5 runs
New York: Bartolo Colon (1-0, 1.50 ERA)
Atlanta: Alex Wood (1-0, 3.60 ERA)
The Atlanta Braves host the New York Mets in the third game of a 3-game series for this NL East match up.
In their last game the Braves got the 5-3 win getting Mets starter Dillon Gee for 5 runs in 5 innings. The win was the 5th consecutive for Atlanta and second in this series. New York will try to avoid a sweep today sending out starter Bartolo Colon who was sharp in his opener. The Braves counter with lefty Alex Wood who was adequate in his first start of the campaign going 5 innings against the Marlins allowing four hits, 3 walks and two runs to get the win.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
In the last 9 games between these 2 teams the Under record is 6-2-1.
The Mets are 6-1 in Colon’s last 7 road starts.
The Braves are 4-1 in Wood’s last 5 home starts.
This season the Braves are 2-0 at home and the Mets are 2-3 on the road.
New York Mets: 2-3 SU / O/U 3-2 / Run Line W/L 3-2
Atlanta Braves: 5-0 SU / O/U 3-2 / Run Line W/L 5-0
• NY is 10-4 in their last 14 games as a road underdog.
• NY is 7-19 in their last 26 vs. a team with a winning record.
• NY has an Under record of 4-1-2 in their last 7 games vs. a left-handed starter.
• ATL is 6-0 in their last 6 overall.
• ATL is 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a right-handed starter.
• ATL has an Under record of 8-3-2 in their last 13 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
[P] 04/08/2015 – Jenrry Mejia 15-day DL (4/5) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/04/2015 – Victor Black 15-day DL (3/27) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/06/2015 – Bobby Parnell 15-day DL (3/27) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/06/2015 – Joshua Edgin 60-day DL (3/27), out for season ( Elbow )
[P] 04/06/2015 – Zack Wheeler 15-day DL (3/27), out for season ( Elbow )
[P] 04/04/2015 – Mike Minor 15-day DL (3/27) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/04/2015 – Shae Simmons 60-day DL (2/20), out for season ( Elbow )
[LF] 04/06/2015 – Joseph Terdoslavich 15-day DL (4/2) ( Wrist )
[P] 04/07/2015 – Josh Outman 60-day DL (4/6) ( Shoulder )
Free MLB Pick
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