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New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The Braves get a visit from the New York Mets in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
It's a pitching duel between Tim Hudson for the Braves (3-1 on the year) and Jonathon Niese for New York (2-2 so far).
Bettors looking to side with the Braves in this matchup found them as -110 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Braves at No. 7 in the National League and the Mets at No. 12 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the National League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Mets are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.1 per game.
Atlanta owns the National League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 14-rated defense.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 1-2
After playing Atlanta are 1-9
After a win are 4-6
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Mets at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Mets' last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of NY Mets' last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 9 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
NY Mets are 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Atlanta is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games when playing NY Mets
Atlanta is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Atlanta is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 10 games
NY Mets home to Chi White Sox, Tuesday, May 7
Atlanta at Cincinnati, Monday, May 6