Paul Maholm Braves at Home vs New York in MLB Clash
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The visiting Mets hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Turner Field against the Atlanta Braves.
It's a pitching duel between Paul Maholm for the Braves (7-5 on the year) and Zack Wheeler for New York (0-0 so far).
The Mets were listed as +-174 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Braves at No. 9 in the National League and the Mets at No. 15 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Atlanta has the National League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.1 hits per game. The Mets average 7.7 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the National League list.
Defensively, New York features the National League's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.3 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the National League at home, scoring 4.6 runs per game.
Last time out for New York, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -185 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New York suffered a 2-1 loss against Atlanta on Monday, as Dillon Gee wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Turner Field.
A few Mets at Braves trends to consider:
NY Mets are 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,
NY Mets are 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,when playing Atlanta
NY Mets are 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,when playing on the road against Atlanta
NY Mets are 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games ,on the road
Atlanta8-1-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Atlanta16-4-1 SU in its last 21 games when playing NY Mets
Atlanta9-2-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against NY Mets
NY Mets at Atlanta, Wednesday, June 19