New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves - 5/4/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (7-19) at New York Mets (16-9)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 1:10 pm (Citi Field)
J Chacin (1-1) (3.27) vs. Steven Matz (3-1) (3.86)
The Line: New York Mets -200 / Atlanta Braves +180 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Braves and New York Mets collide at Citi Field in NL East action Wednesday.
The good times have been far and few between for the Atlanta Braves but Tuesday was one of those nights with dominant work on the mound leading to a 3-0 victory at Citi Field. Braves The story of the game was Braves starter Matt Wisler who tossed a one hit shutout over eight frames to up his record to 1-2. The Bravos attack consisted of eight hits and a trio of base on balls with Mallex Smith slamming his first long ball while AJ Pierzynski and Arodys Vizcaino drove in runs and scored.Jhoulys Chacin shoots for back to back wins when the Atlanta Braves give him the ball Wednesday versus the Mets. Chacin comes off of a 5-3 victory at Boston with two runs scored on six hits over five frames.
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The New York Mets had a huge advantage versus the Braves on paper but that is why they play the game because there is no such thing as a sure thing in this game. Mets starter Matt Harvey hasn’t been off to a great start to 2016 and fell to 2-4 with all three runs plated on eight hits and a pair of free passes through 5.2 innings of work with his ERA now standing at 4.76. The New York attack never got going with Asdrubal Cabrera rapping a single for the only hit while David Wright and Michael Conforto drew walks. Steven Matz toes the rubber for the second time versus the Braves Wednesday. Matz was a 13-1 winner versus visiting San Francisco last time out with a seven hit shutout over six innings.
Atlanta are 3-13 in their last 16 Wednesday games and are 14-44 in their last 58 road games while the over is 18-7-2 in the Braves last 27 road games. The are 7-1 in their last 8 home games and are 14-3 in their last 17 overall while going 14-3 in their last 17 games on grass. The over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in New York and is 17-7 in the last 24 meetings. Hopefully the Mets got a wake up call Tuesday…