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Braves vs Mets Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 17, 2022Last updated: Aug 17, 2022

In the second game of this double header, the Braves (71-46) will once again play host to the Mets (75-41) at Truist Park in Atlanta on Wednesday, August 17. As we move through the home stretch of the regular season, each of these teams will of course be searching for a win. Be sure to catch first pitch at 7:20 p.m. ET!

For their upcoming game, the Braves have claimed victory against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Tuesday, the score was 5-0 in favor of the Braves. The Braves had five runs to the Mets no runs. Be sure to tune in and see how it all unfolds at Truist Park.

Braves vs Mets Prediction

The bookmakers think this should be a win for the Mets. FanDuel has them at odds of -154 for victory, while Atlanta are +130. The predicted number of total runs is 7.5.

The last time these two teams met, the Braves defeated the Mets on Tuesday, by a 5-0 margin. Led by their top hitter, Dansby Swanson, who has a batting average of .288, the team is currently batting .251 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team has put up an ERA of 3.58 and a .988 fielding percentage.

The last time they played, the Mets were defeated by the Braves on Tuesday by a 5-0 margin. Led by their top hitter, Starling Marte, who has a batting average of .288, the team is currently batting .257 on the season. In terms of defense, the team is sporting an ERA of 3.52 and a .987 fielding percentage. Don’t forget to consult our odds assessment and make your picks based on the teams’ recent performances!

The latest squad news is that the Braves are missing Orlando Arcia (Hamstring), Max Fried (Head), Ozhanio Albies (Foot), Darren O’Day (Calf), Michael Soroka (Achilles), Manuel Piña (Wrist), Chadwick Tromp (Quad), Luke Jackson (Elbow), Ehire Adrianza (Illness), Adam Duvall (Wrist) and Eddie Rosario (Hamstring). And the Mets will play without Raymond Hunter (Back), Tomás Nido (Illness), Taijuan Walker (Back), John Curtiss (Elbow), Carlos Carrasco (Side), Carlos Carrasco (Side), Joseph Lucchesi (Elbow), Eduardo Escobar (Undisclosed), Luis Guillorme (Groin), Andrew Smith (Back), Tylor Megill (Shoulder) and Sean Reid-Foley (Elbow).

Moneyline Pick: Mets (-154) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite per oddsmakers. In their last confrontation against these opponents, the Braves won 5-0.

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Braves vs Mets Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: New York (-154), Atlanta (+130) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: New York -1.5 (+114), Atlanta 1.5 (-137) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 7.5 Runs (-106), Over 7.5 Runs (-114) at FanDuel

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Braves vs Mets Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Braves 0.88%, Mets 0.87%
  • Win % as underdog: Braves 0.12%, Mets 0.19%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Atlanta 8-2, New York 7-3

Runline Pick: Mets -1.5 Runs (+114) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Mets will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 7.5 Total Runs (-106) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Braves are averaging 5.7 runs per game over the span of their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Mets have recorded 5.7 runs per game during the same period of time.

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