Braves vs Mets free pick June 7, 2023

MLB Free Pick – Braves vs Mets – Wednesday

07 June, 2023

On Wednesday at Truist Park, the Atlanta Braves (35-24) will meet the New York Mets (30-30). The Mets are favored by +100 on the moneyline for this game while the Braves are underdogs at -120. The final score is 8.5. Max Scherzer and Charlie Morton will start the game as the pitchers.

The New York Mets are 22nd in baseball in terms of team scoring at 4.3 runs per game. They have scored 258 runs and have a.319 team on-base percentage. The Mets have together hit 78 doubles and 69 baseballs outside of Citi Field. This season, they have 477 base hits, 249 runs batted in, and a batting average of.241. With a slugging percentage of.394, New York has been called out for strikes 446 times while drawing walks 204 times.

The Mets have faced 506 batters and have a team earned run average of 4.49, which ranks 22nd in the league. Pitchers for the Mets have allowed 270 runs and 80 long balls overall, which ranks 16th in baseball. Their team FIP for the year is 4.75 and they have walked 215 opposing hitters. 484 base hits (8.4 per 9 innings) and 260 earned runs have been given up by New York. The pitching staff’s collective WHIP is 1.34, and they have a 2.35 K/BB ratio.

187 relievers have taken the mound for the Mets this season. On the current season, the relievers have inherited 74 runners, and 21.6% of them have reached base. They’ve made 18 saves so far this year, but they’ve also missed six out of 24 chances. With 66 save opportunities, the Mets’ relievers have a cumulative save percentage of 75.0%. This year, the bullpen has recorded 42 holds, which ranks second in the league. 49 times and 56 times, respectively, the Mets bullpen relievers have entered the game with runners in scoring position.

The Mets are sixth in the majors with a 70.4% strikeout to walk ratio across their 4,689 innings on the field. This season, the New York Mets have been responsible for 1,563 putouts, 520 assists, and 20 errors. They are now first in the majors in fielding percentage (.990) and have recorded 50 double plays.

Scherzer (career record: 206-104; FIP: 3.12) has faced 11,021 opposition batters in the majors and has a record of 206-104. He has 715 free passes and 2,218 hits surrendered (7.3 hits per nine innings). His career WHIP is 1.074, and he has a 3.11 earned run average (944 earned runs allowed). In his career, Scherzer has pitched 2,729 innings and recorded 3,241 strikeouts.

The Braves are scoring 5.03 runs per game, which ranks them fifth in baseball, and have an SLG% of.461. They have 297 runs scored, 196 walks taken, and 103 two-baggers tallied. Atlanta has 97 home runs and 286 runs batted in so far this season. They have 517 base knocks and 508 strikeouts, which ranks 19th in the league. The Atlanta Braves now have a batting average of.259 and a team on-base percentage of.330.

As a pitching staff, the Braves have a 3.76 FIP and a WHIP of 1.274 thus far this season. With 555 strikeouts and 193 bases on balls, they have a strikeout to walk ratio of 9.60. With 472 hits allowed as a staff, they are fifth in baseball. They have allowed 54 home runs and 4.03 runs per nine innings, which ranks sixth in the league. The Atlanta pitching staff has an ERA of 3.66 (212 earned runs given up) and has surrendered 234 runs this season.

Out of their 78 inherited base runners, Atlanta bullpen pitchers have an inherited scoring percentage of 35.9%. They have used their relief pitchers 52 times with runners in scoring position and 62 times in high leverage situations. The Braves have recorded 66 save opportunities, 38 holds, and 12 missed saves. They have sent 197 relief pitchers onto the field so far this season, ranking 22nd in MLB with a save rate of 57.1%. In 28 save opportunities, bullpen pitchers from Atlanta have entered the game and have recorded 16 saves.

The Atlanta Braves have turned 52 double plays and have the 27th-best fielding percentage in baseball (.982). This season, the Braves had 1,566 putouts, 492 assists, 38 errors, and 492 errors. The Braves’ defensive efficiency in 4,698 innings played ranks 25th in professional baseball at 67.9%.

In 1,861 innings pitched so far in his career, Morton has given up 1,754 base hits while recording 1,769 strikeouts. Morton has a 4.02 ERA and allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings in his 121-107 career record. He has a WHIP of 1.299, a FIP of 3.8, 831 earned runs allowed, and a WHIP of 1.299. In his pro baseball career, he has faced 7,969 opposition hitters and has a K/BB ratio of 2.66.

Pick: Take New York (+100)

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