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|New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves|
The New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Turner Field.
Righthander Shaun Marcum will take the mound for the Mets to start this game. Marcum is 0-1 this season with a 6.75 ERA.
Marcum's opponent in this one will be Mike Minor. The Braves lefthander has a 3.13 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.The Mets were a 7-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. Atlanta lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Nationals on May 2. Bettors who backed the Nationals at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Atlanta has lost 2 straight games.
New York: 11-15 SU
Atlanta: 17-11 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Miami are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 9-1
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta home to NY Mets, Saturday, May 4