Atlanta opens 3-game series at home against New York
Atlanta; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Braves favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta and New York meet to begin the three-game series.
The Braves are 30-20 against NL East teams. Atlanta’s team on-base percentage of .333 is sixth in the majors. Freddie Freeman leads the team with an OBP of .394.
The Mets are 29-25 against opponents from the NL East. New York is hitting a collective .254 this season, led by Jeff McNeil with an average of .337.
TOP PERFORMERS: Freeman leads the Braves with 59 extra base hits and is batting .309. Ronald Acuna Jr. is 17-for-45 with a double, eight home runs and 15 RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 5-5, .256 batting average, 5.64 ERA
Mets: 8-2, .275 batting average, 3.64 ERA, outscored opponents by 23 runs