Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Prediction, Pick and Preview, July 13 (7/13): MLB
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- Jul 13, 2022, 7:45:18 AM
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|Time||12:20 p.m. EST|
|Mets money line||+126|
|Mets run line||+1.5 (-165)|
|Braves money line||-150|
|Braves run line||-1.5 (+140)|
|Over / under||8.5|
|New York Mets||Atlanta Braves|
|Road / home record||26-19||31-19|
|Last 10 record||6-4||7-3|
|Over / under record||45-38-5||42-44-3|
|Runs / game||4.76||4.78|
|Runs allowed / game||3.94||3.95|
The Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets will play the 3rd game of the series at the Truist Park on Wednesday. The Braves took the win 4-1 on Tuesday's game to tie the series with the Mets. Olson hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the sixth inning and Adam Duvall went deep for two runs in the seventh.
New York Mets
The Mets get here with a 54-34 record and have lost 3 of their last 5 games. The team is averaging 4.76 runs per game. They're batting for .255 AVG, 409 runs scored in 742 hits and 85 home runs, ranking #5 in offense in the league tied with the Philadelphia Phillies. Jeff McNeil is batting for .311 AVG while Pete Alonso leads with 23 home runs and 70 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 3.94 runs per game and rank #8 in the league. Chris Bassit gave up two runs and six hits in 6 1/3 innings in the loss vs Marlins. He leads the pitching staff with a 3.94 ERA, 98 strikeouts and 6 wins recorded with the NY Mets.
Probable Pitcher: Chris Bassitt (6-6, 3.94 ERA)
Bassitt will take the mound in the 3rd game of the series for the Mets. Bassitt took the loss in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Marlins, allowing two runs on six hits over 6.1 innings. He struck out three batters while walking none. He has given up 3 runs on 6 hits with 1 walk and 8 strikeouts in 7 innings versus the Braves in his career. He has been charged with the loss.
The Braves get here with a 53-36 record and have won 6 of their last 8 games. The team is averaging 4.7 runs per game. They're batting for .251 AVG, 416 runs scored in 745 hits and 133 home runs, ranking #3 in offense in the league behind the LA Dodgers. Austin Riley is leading the team with 23 home runs and 56 RBI while Dansby Swanson has the better batting average with .302.
Defensively they are allowing 3.95 runs per game and rank #9 in the league. Max Fried gave up two runs on five hits and five walks, matching his career high, in five innings. He leads the pitching staff with a 2.56 ERA, 105 strikeouts and 9 wins recorded with the Braves.
Probable Pitcher: Charlie Morton (5-3, 4.21 ERA)
Morton will be on the mound in the 3rd game of the series for the Braves. Morton earned the victory in a 12-2 rout of the Nationals, allowing two runs on four hits and three walks over seven innings. He has a record of 3-4 with an ERA of 3.49 and 71 strikeouts in 15 appearances against the Mets in his career.
NY Mets are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Atlanta.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets.
Atlanta are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the National League.
The Braves bounced back and took the win in the second game of the series but they'll send Charlie Morton to the mound for this game who took the loss in his last start against the Mets allowing 4 runs in 5.2 innings. Morton has been sharp lately and has allowed 6 runs in his last 33.2 innings pitched. The Mets will send Chris Bassitt to the mound and he also lost against the Braves the last time they met allowing 3 runs in 7 innings. Expect a close game as both starters should have good performances, take the under.
PICK: Under 8.5 (-110)
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