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The New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Turner Field.
The Mets will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Carlos Torres in this game. Torres has a 2-1 record and a 4.79 ERA this season.
Torres's opponent in this one will be Kris Medlen. The Braves righthander has a 3.59 ERA to go along with a 11-11 record this season.
The Mets were a 13-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -225 on the moneyline, while the total score (18) was good news for OVER bettors.
New York has lost 2 straight games.
New York: 62-74 SU
Atlanta: 84-53 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games on the road
NY Mets are 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Atlanta is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Atlanta home to NY Mets, Wednesday, September 4