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Mets and Braves meet on opening day

July 24, 2020 GMT

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

Flushing, Queens; Friday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Mike Soroka (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts) Mets: Jacob deGrom (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts)

LINE: Mets favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts Atlanta for opening day.

The Mets went 40-36 in division games in 2019. New York pitchers struck out 9.4 hitters per game last year with a staff ERA of 4.24.

The Braves went 46-30 in division games in 2019. Atlanta pitchers had an ERA of 4.19 last year while striking out 8.6 hitters per game.

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INJURIES: Mets: Noah Syndergaard: (elbow), Marcus Stroman: (left calf), Walker Lockett: (back), Robert Gsellman: (right triceps), Jacob deGrom: (back tightness), Jed Lowrie: (knee).

Braves: Jacob Webb: (shoulder), Jeremy Walker: (shoulder), Phil Pfeifer: (elbow), Cole Hamels: (left arm).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.