New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves: NL East Divisional Matchup
Posted by: Sebastian Morera
Online MLB betting players have an enticing matchup to bet on this evening. In the New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Tuesday night matchup, the home team will be looking to pick off the struggling Mets. New York hasn’t had much luck as of late but the MLB parlay odds are still giving them a shot this evening. Take a look.
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves – Tuesday, June 12th
Series: Game 1
When: 7:30 pm ET
Where: Sun Trust Park, Atlanta, Georgia
Stream: Watch ESPN, MLB TV
Online MLB Betting Odds:
New York Mets
The Mets enter this Tuesday night matchup sporting a 28-34 record that ranks them 4th in the NL East. At the current moment, the Mets are 7 ½ games behind the division leading Washington Nationals. New York had for the most part kept up in the divisional race. That was until the club suffered an 8-game losing streak that set them back severely. Although they’re coming off a 2-0 win over the Yankees, the Mets have plenty to prove this evening. Zack Wheeler will get the start from New York. He enters this Tuesdays night pairing with a 2-4 record as well as a 4.57 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP. Those numbers aren’t all that impressive for a team vying for a rebound.
Players to Watch: Asdrubal Cabrera (11 HR, 36 RBI, .283 BA), Yoenis Cespedes (8 HR, 28 RBI, .255 BA), and Adrian Gonzalez (6 HR, 26 RBI, .237 BA).
The Braves have emerged as one of this year’s title contenders and they’re current 37-28 record reflects that. At the present moment Atlanta is tied with the Nats for the lead in the NL East. Atlanta will undoubtedly be looking to take the lead this evening with a win over a divisional opponent. All in all this evening’s contest mark the 11th time this season the Mets have faced the Braves. So far it’s been all Atlanta as the Braves are 7-3 versus the Mets this season. Mike Foltynewicz will be sent to the mound on behalf of Atlanta this evening. He enters this matchup with a 5-4 record and a 2.31 ERA as well as a 1.19 WHIP.
Players to Watch: Freddie Freeman (12 HR, 45 RBI, .340 BA), Ozzie Albies (15 HR, 36 RBI, .256 BA), and Ender Inciarte (4 HR, 22 RBI, .240 BA).
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Betting Predictions
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
So which side should top sportsbook bettors favor in this New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves matchup? Ultimately it’s best to stick with the Braves here. Atlanta hasn’t had much trouble against the Mets all season long. On top of that, they’ll be playing at home this evening. Sign up today to make your MLB betting prediction!
Score Prediction: 5-3 Atlanta.