Mets vs. Braves - 9/23/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (60-91) at New York Mets (85-65)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)
W Perez (6-6) (5.16) vs. B Colon (14-12) (4.15)
The Line: New York Mets -225 / Atlanta Braves +207 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Braves and New York Mets play a rubber game Wednesday night.
The Atlanta Braves look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Braves have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Braves have lost six of their last 10 when scoring three or less runs. Nick Markakis leads Atlanta with 172 hits and 49 RBI while Andrelton Simmons and Cameron Maybin have combined for 93 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have split their last six road games. Williams Perez takes the hill, and he’s 6-6 with a 5.16 ERA and 68 strikeouts this season. Perez is 1-0 with a 4.85 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
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The New York Mets need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Mets have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The Mets have lost six straight when scoring three or less runs. Curtis Granderson leads New York with 139 hits and 64 RBI while Daniel Murphy and Wilmer Flores have combined for 126 RBI. The New York Mets have lost five of their last seven home games. Bartolo Colon takes the hill, and he’s 14-12 with a 4.15 ERA and 131 strikeouts this season. Colon is 8-2 with a 2.55 ERA and 46 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
The Braves are 5-16 in their last 21 during game 3 of a series and 2-9 in Perezs last 11 starts. The Mets are 5-2 in their last 7 Wednesday games and 5-1 in Colons last 6 starts. The Mets are 4-0 in Colons last 4 starts vs. Braves.
As if you needed any more reason to take the Mets here, do you see Colon's career numbers against the Braves? Yes, please.