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New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves in MLB Betting Odds

The Atlanta Braves will look to improve on a 56-84 record when they take on the New York Mets, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

Bartolo Colon, with a record of 13-11 on the season, gets the ball for the New York Mets, while the Atlanta Braves trot Shelby Miller to the mound in this one. He is 5-13 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Atlanta was a 156 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.6-2 win for the Mets. 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 bring a 56-84 record to the battle against the 78-61 Mets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs New York injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Atlanta Braves at No. 30 and the New York Mets at No. 6 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Atlanta Braves No. 30-rated offense, averaging 3.59 runs per game, against a New York Mets defense that ranks No. 5 at 3.75 in runs allowed per game. The Atlanta Braves have averaged 8.48 hits per game so far, more than New York Mets batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

New York brings the No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Braves's No. 27-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mets struck out early and often against S Strasburg in their last game, but still managed to come out ahead on the scoreboard, striking out 13 times in a 5-3 win over Washington on Wednesday at Nationals Park.

Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Phillies, a 8-1 final on Wednesday in support of J Teheran at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of NY Mets's last 23 games
  • NY Mets is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of NY Mets's last 19 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 3-20 SU in its last 23 games
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Atlanta's last 13 games when playing NY Mets

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Atlanta, Friday, September 11th