MLB betting line favors Braves over Mets
Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Odds
The New York Mets look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Braves arrive at Citi Field on Tuesday.
The Mets will rely on Carlos Torres to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kris Medlen will be his counterpart for the Braves. Carlos Torres is 0-0 this season, and Kris Medlen is 6-9.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Mets at No. 11 in the National League and the Braves at No. 7 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features New York's National League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Braves offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.3 runs per game in the league. The Mets have averaged 8.2 hits per game to date this season, less than the Braves hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).
New York owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 2-rated defense.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -131 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Braves enjoyed a 2-1 victory at the expense of the Mets on Monday, with Julio Teheran throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Citi Field.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2
A few Braves at Mets trends to consider:
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Atlanta is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets' last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Mets' last 18 games
Atlanta at NY Mets, Wednesday, July 24