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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Wednesday when the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves meet at Turner Field.
Righthander Shaun Marcum will take the mound for the Mets to start this game. Marcum is 0-6 this season with a 6.00 ERA.
Starting this game for the Braves will be Kris Medlen. The righthander has a 3.09 ERA to go along with a 3-7 record this season.
Last time out for New York, they were a 6-1 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +179 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta has lost 2 straight games.
New York: 27-40 SU
Atlanta: 42-30 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
NY Mets are 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
NY Mets are 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
NY Mets are 6-16 SU in its last 22 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home
Atlanta is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing NY Mets
Atlanta is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Atlanta is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Atlanta home to NY Mets, Thursday, June 20