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The division rival New York Mets and Atlanta Braves are set to renew hostilities on Thursday when they meet at Turner Field.
Jonathon Niese will be the starting pitcher for the Mets on this day. Lefthander Niese is 3-6 this season with a 4.15 ERA.
Niese's opponent in this one will be Mike Minor. The Braves lefthander has a 2.68 ERA to go along with a 8-2 record this season.
In their last action, New York was a 5-3 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -179 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
New York: 27-41 SU
Atlanta: 43-30 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
NY Mets are 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
NY Mets are 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
NY Mets are 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
NY Mets are 6-17 SU in its last 23 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home
Atlanta is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games when playing NY Mets
Atlanta is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Mets at Philadelphia, Friday, June 21
Atlanta at Milwaukee, Friday, June 21