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Braves face New York Mets: MLB odds preview and stats

Atlanta BravesNew York Mets
Aug 20, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Odds

76-48TEAM RECORD57-66

The Atlanta Braves will look to grab a road win when they take on the Mets in New York at Citi Field on Tuesday in baseball odds action.

Brandon Beachy gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Braves on this day; he's 2-0 on the season. The Mets, meanwhile, will counter with Zack Wheeler, who will be looking to improve on his 5-2 mark.

View Atlanta vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Mets as +127 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Mets sit at No. 13 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Braves sit at a National League No. 5 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 7 in the National League at 8.6 hits per game. That compares with New York’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

New York owns the National League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 1-rated defense.

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Nationals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -124 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Braves grabbed a win last time out, defeating Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals 2-1 on Sunday at Turner Field.

New York won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Twins on August 19. Bettors who backed the Mets at +129 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York got the job done in their last match in a 6-1 victory over Minnesota on Monday at Target Field behind starter Dillon Gee.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few Braves at Mets trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games at home
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
NY Mets are 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at NY Mets, Wednesday, August 21