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Alex Wood, Bartolo Colon Take Mound in Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Tilt

The New York Mets host Atlanta on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 32-29 mark against the 29-31 Braves in MLB betting odds action at Citi Field.

Alex Wood, with a record of 4-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Atlanta Braves, while the New York Mets trot Bartolo Colon to the mound in this one. He is 8-4 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Atlanta Braves were listed as 120 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4-3.2 result in favor of the Braves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (32-29) will face the 29-31 Braves in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Atlanta injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the New York Mets at No. 17 and the Atlanta Braves at No. 27 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York Mets No. 24-rated offense, averaging 3.75 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves defense that ranks No. 23 at 4.43 in runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have averaged 7.95 hits per game so far, less than Atlanta Braves batters have averaged on the year (8.68 hits per game).

Defensively, Atlanta features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.16 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4.22 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta lost a tight one on Thursday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 6-4 score against San Diego at Turner Field.

The Mets enjoyed a 5-4 victory at the expense of the Giants on Thursday, with Jonathon Niese throwing 1 innings of 1-hit ball at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
  • NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Mets's last 18 games
  • NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at New York, Saturday, June 13th