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The division rival Atlanta Braves and New York Mets are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at Citi Field.
The Braves will give the ball to starter Brandon Beachy in this one. Righthander Beachy is 2-0 this season with a 4.50 ERA.
Starting this game for the Mets will be Zack Wheeler. The righthander has a 3.43 ERA to go along with a 5-2 record this season.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Nationals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -124 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Twins on August 19. Bettors who backed the Mets at +129 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Atlanta: 76-48 SU
New York: 57-66 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games at home
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
NY Mets are 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Atlanta
NY Mets home to Atlanta, Wednesday, August 21