Braves Host Mets in NL East FS1 Monday Matchup

Braves Host Mets in NL East FS1 Monday, August 3, 2020 Matchup

August 3rd, 2020 MLB Baseball, Offshore Betting

At the onset of the 2020 MLB season were high hopes for the Mets. With 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run King, Pete Alonso pennant fever took Queens. More skeptical bargain hunters voiced concerns about an Alonso “Sophomore Jinx.” Along the same lines were concerns about New York’s offseason managerial upheaval. Atlanta faced no such baseball betting doubts. Back to back National League East titles give the Braves credibility. Atlanta’s problems never start until playoff time. So far, the Braves have shown near the top of the division. New York and Alonso stumbled out of the gate.

New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Date and Time:Monday, August 3, 2020, 6:10 p.m. ET
Location:Truist Park, Cumberland, Georgia
Mets vs. Braves TV Coverage:FS1
Mets vs. Braves SBG Odds:
TeamSpreadTotalML
Mets-1½ (+130)8 (-110)-125
Braves+1½ (-150)8 (-110)+115
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New York Mets at Atlanta Braves SBG Odds Analysis

On this occasion, we have reminded of the Braves’ regular season offshore betting credibility. By contrast worries of a Mets “stock correction” has looked well-founded. Many handicappers believe that new York’s pennant push was a fraud. Namely, Pete Alonso isn’t fooling anyone either.

New York Mets Overview

Of great concern is the Mets 3-6 start. Six of their games went under the total. In sum, New York ranks 20th for runs and 29th for ERA. Alonso flopped at the starts with, a .200 average. In a similar way does the bullpen rank 28th.

SP Jacob deGrom 0-0 1.64 ERA, 11.0 IP, 4 H, 2 HR, 2 BB, 111 SO, .111 AVG 0.55 WHIP, Closer Edwin Diaz 0-0 7.71 ERA, 1 SV, 2 SVOPP, 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 HR, 3 BB, 5 SO, .222 AVG, 2.14 WHIP, LF J.D. Davis .320 AVG, .393 OBP, .562 SLG, .953 OPS, 4 R, 0 2B, 0 3B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 0 SB

Atlanta Braves Overview

Overall, the Braves are 6-3 straight up with five games under the total. Atlanta leads the National League East. MLB metrics have the Braves second for run production and 10th for home runs. Accordingly, they rank 16th for staff ERA and 13th for the bullpen.

SP Mike Soroka 0-0 1.59 ERA, 11,1 IP, 8 H, 3 HR, 3 BB, 8 SO, .205 AVG, 0.97 WHIP, Closer Chris Martin 0-1 3.50 ERA, 1 SV, 1 SVOPP, 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 HR, 1 BB, 3 SO, .167 AVG, 1.00 WHIP, SS Dansby Swanson .387 AVG, .406 OBP, .677 SLG, 1.084 OPS, 7 R, 3 2B, 0 3B, 2 HR, 11 RBI, 2 SB

New York Mets at Atlanta Braves Betting Trends

The New York Mets are:

  • 12-5 in their last 17 away games
  • 2-6-1 under the total on the road
  • 6-12 in their last 18 games in Atlanta
  • 6-2-1 over the total on the road vs. the Braves

The Atlanta Braves are:

  • 15-5 in their last 20 home games
  • 6-4 over the total at Trust Park
  • 13-7 overall in their last 20 games against the Mets
  • 4-6 under the total head to head with the Mets

New York Mets at Atlanta Braves Free Pick

Owing to the respective starts of both teams do the Braves bring superior baseball betting stature. Increasingly the Mets are looking like a team primed to step back.

Mets vs. Braves SBG Best Bet: Atlanta Braves

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