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|New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves meet at Turner Field.
Jonathon Niese will be the starting pitcher for the Mets on this day. Lefthander Niese is 2-2 this season with a 3.31 ERA.
It'll be Tim Hudson toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Righthander Hudson is 3-1 with a 3.86 ERA so far this season.The Mets were a 7-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +171 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Current streak:
New York has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta has lost 3 straight games.
New York: 12-15 SU
Atlanta: 17-12 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 1-2
After playing Atlanta are 1-9
After a win are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
NY Mets home to Chi White Sox, Tuesday, May 7
Atlanta at Cincinnati, Monday, May 6