Braves vs. Mets Betting Preview - August 5

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You can bet Sunday's Braves vs. Mets game online where Atlanta is at -139 and New York +129.   The total here is 8.5.

Pitching Matchup

PITCHING MATCHUP: Braves RH Julio Teheran (8-7, 4.46 ERA) vs. Mets RH Corey Oswalt (1-2, 5.27)

Teheran kept to his 2018 form Monday against Miami, following up a dismal performance in his previous start by allowing three runs on four hits in five innings for the victory.   He is 1-1 with a 0.86 ERA in three starts against the Mets this season.

Oswalt makes his sixth major-league start (seventh appearance overall) in lieu of Steven Matz, who landed on the disabled list with a left forearm strain. The 24-year-old rookie earned his first big-league victory in his last outing July 25, allowing two runs on three hits with four strikeouts in five innings against San Diego.

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The UNDER is 8-1 in the last nine meetings between these two teams in New York.

The UNDER is 7-1 in Atlanta’s last 8 overall.

Current 2018 MLB Record: 33-28 (54.1%)

2018 NBA Record: 12-4-1 (75%)

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