Braves vs. Mets Prediction
The playoff-bound Atlanta Braves enter tonight's game at the New York Mets as the underdogs. Does Atlanta have a good shot to secure a victory tonight as it faces Noah Syndergaard?
953 Atlanta Braves at 954 New York Mets
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Citi Field at 7:10PM ET
TV: SNY (NYM)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Mets are a -144 favorte to win on the moneyline. The Braves are a +134 underdog, while the total is set at 7.5 runs. As of Tuesday morning, 50 percent of public bets are coming in on both visiting Atlanta and host New York. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Braves sweep Phillies
Atlanta won all four games at home against Philadelphia to move its win streak to five games, clinching the NL East in the process. The Braves won Sunday's game by a 2-1 score as Anibal Sanchez threw five innings of one-run ball for the win. He gave up four hits with one strikeout and one walk. Shane Carle earned his first save of the season as he worked around two walks in a scoreless ninth. Adam Duvall was 1-for-3 with a double and a run to help pace the offense. Lane Adams was 2-for-3 with a home run, a double and two RBIs.
Mets take series at Nats
New York won three of four games at Washington over the weekend, taking Sunday's finale by a count of 8-6. Amed Rosario helped pace the offense by going 2-for-5 with a walk, two runs and an RBI. Jeff McNeil was 4-for-5 with a walk, a run and an RBI. Michael Conforto finished 2-for-6 with a triple and three RBIs. Jay Bruce was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run and an RBI. Brandon Nimmo walked three times in five plate appearances. Todd Frazier was 1-fo-3 with a double, two walks and a run. Kevin Plawecki finished 2-for-5 with a double, a run and two RBIs. Drew Gagnon earned the win in relief as he threw two scoreless innings with a strikeout and a walk.
Toukki Toussaint (2-1, 4.30 ERA) will start today for Atlanta, while New York counters with Syndergaard (12-4, 3.36).
MLB Betting Trends
The over is 6-2 in the last eight Braves games overall. The under is 10-4-1 in the last 15 Atlanta road games.
The Mets are 10-30 in their last 40 Tuesday games. The under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings in New York.
Atlanta has its playoff ticket punched and might take its foot off the gas pedal this week. That won't help against Syndergaard, who unlike teammate Jacob deGrom has received an adequate amount of run support this season. Expect a strong start out of him backed by enough Mets offense.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: NEW YORK METS -144