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The Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Citi Field.
Kris Medlen will be the starting pitcher for the Braves on this day. Righthander Medlen is 1-5 this season with a 3.02 ERA.
The Mets will counter Medlen with Jeremy Hefner. Righthander Hefner has a 4.70 ERA to go along with a 0-5 record this season.
Atlanta was an 8-3 winner in its last match at home against the Twins. They won as -175 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for New York, they were a 7-4 loser as they battled the Reds at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at +108 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Atlanta has won 6 straight games.
New York has lost 3 straight games.
Atlanta: 28-18 SU
New York: 17-27 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing NY Mets are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Atlanta is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Atlanta's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets's last 8 games
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets are 3-13 SU in its last 16 games when playing Atlanta
NY Mets are 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
NY Mets home to Atlanta, Saturday, May 25