Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Betting Matchup Report
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Odds
Atlanta will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the New York Mets pay a visit to Turner Field.
Atlanta sends Kris Medlen out against Carlos Torres for the Mets in this game. Medlen is 11-11 with a 3.59 ERA on the season, while Torres is 2-1 on the year and has a 4.79 ERA.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Mets listed as underdogs of +-193 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for updates at 5Dimes.
This game puts the Braves, most recently No. 6 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Mets, who rate a National League No. 10 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Atlanta has the National League's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 8.6 hits per game. The Mets average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the National League list.
Atlanta owns the National League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 10-rated defense.
The Mets were a 13-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -225 on the moneyline, while the total score (18) was good news for OVER bettors. New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Braves, who beat them 13-5 on Monday behind a start from Paul Maholm at Turner Field.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Mets at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games on the road
NY Mets are 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Atlanta is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against NY Mets
NY Mets at Atlanta, Wednesday, September 4