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Aug 21, 1:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Odds

76-49TEAM RECORD58-66

The New York Mets look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Braves arrive at Citi Field on Wednesday.

It's a pitching duel between Jonathon Niese for the Mets (5-6 on the year) and Alex Wood for Atlanta (2-1 so far).

View Atlanta vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Mets as +135 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 13-rated Mets and the league No. 5-ranked Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 7 ranked National League offense (4.1 runs per game) against a Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 in the National League at 3.4 runs allowed per game. The Mets have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, less than the Braves have managed so far this season (8.6 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the National League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 5-3 loser on the road against the Mets. Bettors on New York at +143 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Braves were saddled with a loss last time out in Brandon Beachy's start, as they lost 5-3 against New York on Tuesday at Citi Field.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 3-7
After a loss are 9-1

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Braves at Mets trends to consider:
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Atlanta is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta's last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games at home
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at St. Louis, Thursday, August 22
NY Mets home to Detroit, Friday, August 23

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