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Mets face Atlanta Braves: MLB odds preview and stats

New York MetsAtlanta Braves
Sep 30, 1:35 PM | GrassTurner Field

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Odds

73-85TEAM RECORD92-66

The Atlanta Braves will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Mets invade Turner Field on Sunday.

New York puts its faith in starter Jenrry Mejia to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-1. Getting the ball for the Braves is Kris Medlen, who owns a 8-0 record on the season with a 1.04 ERA.

View NY Mets vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Braves in this one will find them as -300 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Braves at No. 7 in the National League and the Mets at No. 12 in the National League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 7-rated National League offense, averaging 4.4 runs per game, against a Mets defense that ranks No. 11 in the National League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Braves have averaged 8.3 hits per game so far, less than Mets batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Defensively, New York features the National League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the National League at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game.

In their last action, New York was a 2-0 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -190 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Mike Minor shut down the Mets in their last game, striking out 4 in a 2-0 shutout over New York in baseball action at Turner Field.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7

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

A few Mets at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Atlanta
NY Mets are 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
NY Mets are 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing Atlanta
NY Mets are 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Atlanta is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing NY Mets

Next up:
NY Mets at Miami, Monday, October 1
Atlanta at Pittsburgh, Monday, October 1