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Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

The Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Citi Field.

The Braves will trot Aaron Harang out to the mound in this one. Righthander Harang has a 2-1 record and a 0.96 ERA this season.

The Mets will counter Harang with Jonathon Niese. Lefthander Niese has a 3.46 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 1-0 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at +134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, New York was a 5-2 winner on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on New York at +122 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
New York has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Atlanta: 10-5 SU
New York: 8-7 SU

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games on the road
Atlanta is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games
NY Mets are 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Atlanta
NY Mets are 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets home to Atlanta, Saturday, April 19