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New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 07/31/2020 MLB Results, Odds and Betting Picks

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New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 07/31/2020 – New York Mets and Atlanta Braves will square-off in their opening game of a four-game series from Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The Mets lost their last series against Boston Red Sox and they hold an overall record of 3-4 in the NL East. New York declined and dropped from the .500 mark. Atlanta Braves are sitting at the second spot of the NL East with a 4-3 record this season. The Braves split their four-game series against Tampa Bay Rays and their first series against the Mets were successful. Atlanta has not lost a series yet this season and they are all set to keep their pace. It’s easy how to bet on baseball with the accessibility to all the odds and picks.

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 07/31/2020

When: Friday, July 31, 7:10 PM ET
Where: Truist Park, Atlanta, Georgia
Stream: SofaScore

New York Mets

New York Mets have already lost their first series against Atlanta Braves and their last one against the Boston Red Sox was a tie. The Mets won the first two games against Boston but lost the last two after surrendering a total of 10 runs. In their last game, the Mets were restricted to two runs after surrendering four to the Red Sox. Jeff McNeil took the lead for his team while he went two for four. Robinson Cano, Brandon Nimmo and J.D. Davis contributed base hits, but it was not enough for the Mets. New York is turning towards Rick Porcello as their starting pitcher in this game. Porcello has a 3-2 record against the Atlanta Braves with 22 strikeouts and an ERA of 4.58.

Players to watch: P. Alonso 1B (GP7 AB27 R2 H6 2B0 3B0 HR1 RBI2 TB9 BB2 SO9 SB0 AVG0.222 OBP0.344 SLG0.333 OPS0.677 WAR0), J. McNeil LF (GP7 AB26 R3 H8 2B2 3B0 HR0 RBI5 TB10 BB2 SO2 SB0 AVG0.308 OBP0.387 SLG0.385 OPS0.772 WAR0).

Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves surrendered their first two games against Tampa Bay Rays. The Braves were unable to do much from the pitching end. Yet, they managed to bounce back with real hard effort in the last two. In their last game, Atlanta scored just two and they ensured to restrict the Rays to one run. Austin Riley and Dansby Swanson contributed RBIs from the plate. Starting pitcher Max Fried improved his overall record to 1-0 this season after throwing six-plus innings and giving up one run with seven strikeouts. Atlanta is looking towards Sean Newcomb as their starting pitcher to take the mound against the Mets. Newcomb is holding a 3-3 record against the Mets with 47 strikeouts and an ERA of 3.25.

Players to watch: O. Albies 2B (GP7 AB31 R4 H6 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI5 TB11 BB1 SO8 SB0 AVG0.194 OBP0.219 SLG0.355 OPS0.574 WAR0), R. Acuna Jr. CF (GP7 AB28 R4 H4 2B1 3B0 HR0 RBI0 TB5 BB3 SO14 SB0 AVG0.143 OBP0.25 SLG0.179 OPS0.429 WAR0).

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers


New York Mets

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY’s last 11 games.
Mets are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
NY is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Atlanta.
Mets are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
NY is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Atlanta.

Atlanta Braves

Braves are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 7 games against NY Mets.
Atlanta is 14-6 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Braves are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against NY Mets.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta’s last 10 games against an opponent in the National League East Division division.

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks

The Mets are expected to bounce back as the underdog in this game as they have all the baseball online odds towards them. Back to Mets to win the series opener.

Score Prediction: New York Mets 6, Atlanta Braves 4.