Recap - New York Defeats Atlanta 6-1
New York grabbed a 6-1 win over Atlanta on Tuesday, as Z Wheeler was credited with a win at Turner Field.
New York was an underdog by +179 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Z Wheeler earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 5, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Anthony Recker in the win.
Atlanta got a 7-inning outing from Paul Maholm in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Andrelton Simmons had 2 hits in the loss for the Braves.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 14 hits, while Atlanta only had 7.