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New York Mets take on the Atlanta Braves with Odds and Betting Pick

The Atlanta Braves get a visit from the New York Mets in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Julio Teheran will take the mound for the Atlanta Braves, and he'll carry a 5-9 record into the contest. Robert Gsellman gets the ball for the New York Mets; he's 2-1 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Atlanta was a -128 moneyline favorites 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 8.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.1-4.0 victory for the Braves. 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 54-86 heading into this matchup, while the New York Mets sit at 74-66 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. 11 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the New York Mets, who rate a No. 5 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Atlanta has baseball's No. 29-rated offensive output, at 8.56 hits per game. The New York Mets average 8.16 hits per game, good for No. 27 on the list.

Defensively, New York features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.97 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 at home, scoring 3.86 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York got the job done in their last match in a 6-3 victory over Cincinnati on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park behind starter N Syndergaard.

Atlanta lost a tight one on Wednesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 5-4 score against Washington at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Mets is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Atlanta is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games
  • Atlanta is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Atlanta, Saturday, September 10th