|MLB Betting Trends: Under in Braves-Mets matchup red-hot recently|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 28 August 2014 13:49|
NEW YORK, NY (The Spread) – NL East rivals clash tonight in New York tonight when the Braves visit the Mets at 7:10PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Braves are -120 money line favorites over the Mets, who are +111 money line home underdogs. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 7 runs at most online and Vegas sports books.
The under as been red-hot in this matchup of late. The combined score between these two teams have fallen under the total in all four of the last four meetings between these two teams and in New York, as well as going 5-1 in Jon Niese’s last six starts versus the Braves.
The under is also 4-0 in the Braves’ last four games versus National League East opponents, 4-0-1 in his last five during Game 3 of a series and 5-1-1 in his last seven games overall. The under is also 3-1-1 in the Braves’ last five games as a road favorite, 19-7-1 in their last 27 road games versus a team with a losing home record and 4-1 in Mike Minor’s last five Thursday starts.
On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Mets’ last four home games, 5-0 in his last five games as a home underdog and 4-0 in their last four home games versus a team with a losing road record. The under is also 6-1 in the Mets’ last seven home games with the total set between 7 and 8.5 and 3-1-1 in their last five games versus a left-handed starter.