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New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 08/02/2020 MLB Tips, Baseball Spread and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 08/02/2020 – On Sunday, New York Mets and Atlanta Braves will enter their third game of a four-game series from Suntrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta Braves continued to improve after their last success against the Mets and are not sitting on the top spot of the AL East division. The Braves are holding a 6-3 record with all the baseball betting odds in their support. As for the Mets, they declined to 3-6 and are sitting at the bottom of the NL East division. The Mets struggled in their last game against Atlanta and they are three games behind the .500 mark. New York will try their best to bounce back in this game. However, Atlanta is not ready to break their winning streak.
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 08/02/2020
New York Mets
This team scored 10 runs off the plate in their opening game against Atlanta, but they failed when they surrendered 11 in return. New York Mets were restricted to just one run last late while their pitching unit gave up seven to the Braves. Starting pitcher Michael Wacha suffered the loss for the Mets after pitching four innings. Wacha allowed seven hits and five runs. Robinson Cano went deep from the plate alongside Michael Conforto in a losing effort. New York will need more focus on their pitching unit as they seem to be surrendering too much to opponent hitters. The Mets equally need support from the plate if they need to maintain pace in their division. David Peterson will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Peterson will make his first career appearance against the Braves.
Players to watch: P. Alonso 1B (GP9 AB35 R4 H7 2B0 3B0 HR1 RBI3 TB10 BB4 SO12 SB0 AVG0.2 OBP0.333 SLG0.286 OPS0.619 WAR0), A. Rosario SS (GP8 AB35 R4 H7 2B0 3B1 HR1 RBI4 TB12 BB0 SO5 SB0 AVG0.2 OBP0.2 SLG0.343 OPS0.543 WAR0).
Atlanta made use of their opportunity well to build on a winning streak. The Braves witnessed Marcell Ozuna and Ronald Acuna Jr go deep from the plate with two RBIs each. Acuna smashed a solo homer while Ozuna contributed a two-run home run. Tyler Flowers and Ender Inciarte were the other players that contributed from the plate. Four shutout innings were thrown by Touki Toussaint while he took out five hitters and gave up just three hits. Relieving pitcher Josh Tomlin reaped the benefit and improved to 1-0. Kyle Wright will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Wright is holding an ERA of 16.88 with a 0-1 record this season.
Players to watch: R. Acuna Jr. CF (GP9 AB38 R6 H7 2B3 3B0 HR1 RBI2 TB13 BB3 SO18 SB0 AVG0.184 OBP0.262 SLG0.342 OPS0.604 WAR0), O. Albies 2B (GP9 AB36 R4 H7 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI6 TB12 BB1 SO9 SB0 AVG0.194 OBP0.216 SLG0.333 OPS0.55 WAR0).
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
New York Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY’s last 13 games.
Braves are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The major league baseball odds are all set for Atlanta Braves to win and cover the spread. The Braves will continue with their success as the Mets decline further.
Score Prediction: Atlanta Braves 8, New York Mets 6.