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|Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets|
The division rival Atlanta Braves and New York Mets are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Citi Field.
The Braves will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Mike Minor in this game. Minor has a 5-2 record and a 2.78 ERA this season.
The Mets will counter Minor with Dillon Gee. Righthander Gee has a 6.04 ERA to go along with a 2-5 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. Current streak:
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 Saturday are 7-3
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 Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
NY Mets home to Atlanta, Sunday, May 26