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New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Betting Matchup Report

Atlanta BravesNew York Mets
Aug 26, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Odds

79-53TEAM RECORD61-68

The Mets get a visit from the Atlanta Braves in baseball action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Mets will rely on Chris Capuano to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Tim Hudson will be his counterpart for the Braves. Chris Capuano is 9-11 this season, and Tim Hudson is 13-7.

View Atlanta vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Mets as +135 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Mets sit at No. 7 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Braves sit at a National League No. 3 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the National League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 9.1 hits per game. The Braves average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the National League list.

Defensively, Atlanta features the National League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.9 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the National League at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

Atlanta won its last outing, an 8-3 result against the Cubs on August 25. Bettors who backed the Braves at -111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cubs, an 8-3 final on Thursday in support of Brandon Beachy at Wrigley Field.

Last time out for New York, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +163 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Mets grabbed a win last time out, defeating Kyle Kendrick and the Phillies 7-4 on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Braves at Mets trends to consider:
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets' last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
NY Mets are 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at NY Mets, Saturday, August 27

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