New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves - 9/22/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (60-90) at New York Mets (84-65)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)
Matt Wisler (5-8) (5.63) vs. L Verrett (1-1) (2.89)
The Line: New York Mets -210 / Atlanta Braves +190 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: SNY, SportSouth
The Atlanta Braves look their even their series with the New York Mets at Citi Field.
The Atlanta Braves have been playing their best baseball for weeks as they have struggled to hit and pitch. The Braves had won three in a row before the offense went silent in Monday’s 4-0 defeat at Citi Field. Starter Shelby Miller took the loss with a pair of runs allowed on seven hits over seven frames with Andrew McKirahan giving up two runs. The Bravos logged five hits and walked twice with AJ Pierzynski going 2-4. Matt Wisler toes the rubber against the Mets in the second game of their series in the Big Apple. Wisler has had some struggles in his rookie season with a 5-8 record and 5.63 ERA over 16 starts.
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The New York Mets have left the door open for the Nationals to make a run at them in the National League East. The Mets took a step in the right direction with Monday’s victory in the series opener versus the Braves. Left Jon Niese improved to 9-10 with a three hit shutout through six innings. The bats totaled ten hits and walked six times with Daniel Murphy driving in a pair of runs while Michael Conforto went solo. Rookie Logan Verrett makes just his third start of the season when he opposes the visiting Braves on Tuesday. In two starts Verrett has gone 1-0 with an 0.71 WHIP and 1.91 ERA.
Atlanta are 12-39 in their last 51 road games and the over is 6-2-1 in their last 9 road games while going 15-41 in their last 56 overall. New York are 7-2 in their last 9 Tuesday games while the over is 23-10 in their last 33 games and 2310 in their last 33 on grass. The over is 13-4 in the last 17 meetings. Even though Verrett is an unknown I’ll take a look at the Mets…