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MLB Betting Line Favors the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets

MLB wagering interest swings to the New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves battle on Thursday at SunTrust Park as the Braves try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Atlanta sends Jaime Garcia out against Zack Wheeler for the New York Mets in this game. Garcia is 1-1 with a 3.99 ERA on the season, while Wheeler is 1-2 on the year and has a 4.78 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Atlanta Braves as -114 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 7.0-5.2 win for the Braves on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Atlanta Braves sport a record of 11-15 heading into this matchup, while the New York Mets sit at 12-15 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Atlanta Braves, most recently No. 14 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the New York Mets, who rate a No. 30 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 4 ranking for hits at 9.27 per game. By contrast, the New York Mets are rated No. 24 in the same category at 8.04 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Atlanta has the No. 29-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the No. 30 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 4-13 ATS in its last 17 games
  • NY Mets is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
  • Atlanta is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games
  • Atlanta is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Atlanta is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Miami, Friday, May 5th
Atlanta home to St. Louis, Friday, May 5th