New York Mets Host Atlanta Braves in MLB Baseball Betting Action
The Atlanta Braves pay a visit to New York on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Mets bats in baseball betting action at Citi Field.
Mike Minor, with a record of 5-8 on the season, gets the ball for the Atlanta Braves, while the New York Mets trot Jonathon Niese to the mound in this one. He is 7-9 so far in 2014.
Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the New York Mets as 113 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.7 win for the Braves on Thursday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.9-3.7 result in favor of the Braves today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
62-71 New York battles the Braves, currently with a 69-64 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Atlanta injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the New York Mets at No. 23 and the Atlanta Braves at No. 8 heading into this contest.
How Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Stats Matchup
At the plate, New York owns the No. 29 ranking for hits at 7.97 per game. By contrast, the Atlanta Braves are rated No. 25 in the same category at 8.33 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the No. 5 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -120 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Braves grabbed a win last time out, defeating Zack Wheeler and the Mets 3-2 on Wednesday at Citi Field.
Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Betting Odds Trends
Atlanta is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
NY Mets is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games
NY Mets is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Mets's last 8 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Atlanta home to Miami, Friday, August 29th
New York home to Philadelphia, Friday, August 29th