New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 05/17/2021 Betting Odds, Picks and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 05/17/2021 – On Monday, the New York Mets are all set to open their three-game series against the Atlanta Braves from Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The Mets are sitting at the top spot in the NL East and they enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. The Atlanta Braves are at the third position in the NL East Division play after their successful series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Both teams enter this game riding a losing record. The sports gambling odds are up and running as these teams battle to increase their overall record.
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 05/17/2021
New York Mets
The Mets will enter this game holding an 18-16 record on the season. New York Mets dropped their last series against the Tampa Bay Rays with a 3-0 record. In their last three games alone, the Mets have surrendered 22 runs to the Bay Rays. From the plate, New York has scored eight runs in total. Last night, the Mets gave up seven runs to the Bay Rays and scored just one in return. Taijuann Walker will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The 28-year-old player is holding an ERA of 2.20 with a 3-1 record on the season.
Players to watch: F. Lindor SS (GP 33, AB 121, R 17, H 23, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 8, TB 34, BB 18, SO 21, SB 2, AVG 0.19, OBP 0.301, SLG 0.281, OPS 0.582, WAR 0.4), P. Alonso 1B (GP 34, AB 119, R 21, H 29, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 18, TB 54, BB 18, SO 35, SB 0, AVG 0.244, OBP 0.35, SLG 0.454, OPS 0.804, WAR 1)
The Braves are holding a 19-21 record on the season as they continue to trail the Philadelphia Phillies. Atlanta defeated the Brewers in their last series with a 2-1 record. Last night, the Braves smashed nine runs from the plate and gave up 10 to the Brewers. Freddie Freeman went deep with a grand slam for the Braves, but it was not enough to get them past Milwaukee. Max Fried will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Fried is holding a 1-1 record on the season with an ERA of 6.55.
Players to watch: M. Ozuna LF (GP 40, AB 157, R 17, H 34, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 22, TB 55, BB 17, SO 41, SB 0, AVG 0.217, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.35, OPS 0.647, WAR 0.1), D. Swanson SS (GP 40, AB 147, R 14, H 31, 2B 6, 3B 1, HR 5, RBI 15, TB 54, BB 11, SO 50, SB 2, AVG 0.211, OBP 0.276, SLG 0.367, OPS 0.643, WAR -0.3)
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
New York Mets
NY Mets are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The New York Mets are in desperate need of a victory after dropping their last three games. The Mets are holding the 23rd rank in runs scored and the 30th rank in OPS. The best sportsbook for MLB favors the Mets to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Mets 4, Braves 3.