English
Menu

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Atlanta Braves host New York Mets in baseball action

New York MetsAtlanta Braves
Sep 17, 4:10 PM | GrassTurner Field

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Odds

72-79TEAM RECORD86-65

The Atlanta Braves battle the visiting New York Mets on Saturday in MLB betting action at Turner Field.

Tim Hudson will take the mound for Atlanta, and he'll carry a 14-10 record into the contest. R.A. Dickey gets the ball for New York; he's 8-12 so far this season.

View NY Mets vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting New York before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-175-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Braves rated this week at No. 4 and the Mets sitting at No. 7.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Atlanta's National League No. 9-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Mets offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Braves have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Mets hitters have managed (9.2 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Atlanta has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the National League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

The Mets were a 12-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +150 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors. New York routed Atlanta on Friday by a 12-2 score at Turner Field, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Mets at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Mets' last 13 games on the road
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 9 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Atlanta is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
NY Mets at Atlanta, Sunday, September 18

Comments