Atlanta takes 7-game win streak into matchup with New York
Flushing, Queens; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Mets -114; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta enters the game as winners of their last seven games.
The Mets are 30-29 against teams from the NL East. New York has a team on-base percentage of .323, led by Jeff McNeil with a mark of .403.
The Braves are 37-21 against opponents from the NL East. Atlanta’s team on-base percentage of .332 is third in the National League. Freddie Freeman leads the club with an OBP of .384. The Braves won the last meeting 9-5. Josh Tomlin earned his second victory and Francisco Cervelli went 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs for Atlanta. Brad Brach took his fourth loss for New York.
Freeman leads the Braves with 105 RBIs and is batting .302. Ronald Acuna Jr. is 9-for-38 with a double, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 6-4, .295 batting average, 3.48 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs
Braves: 8-2, .223 batting average, 3.51 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs
Mets Injuries: Marcus Stroman: (hamstring), Drew Smith: (elbow), Jacob Rhame: (elbow), Robert Gsellman: (lat), Edwin Diaz: (trapezius), Dominic Smith: (foot), Brandon Nimmo: (neck), Yoenis Cespedes: (heels), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Robinson Cano: (hamstring), Tomas Nido: (concussion).
Braves Injuries: Jacob Webb: (elbow), Darren O’Day: (forearm), Grant Dayton: (toe), Austin Riley: (knee), Nick Markakis: (wrist), Ender Inciarte: (hamstring), Dansby Swanson: (foot), Brian McCann: (knee).