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New York Mets host Atlanta Braves in baseball action

Atlanta BravesNew York Mets
Aug 27, 1:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Odds

79-54TEAM RECORD62-68

Atlanta pays a visit to New York on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Mets bats in baseball action at Citi Field.

Jair Jurrjens gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Braves on this day; he's 13-5 on the season. The Mets, meanwhile, will counter with R.A. Dickey, who will be looking to improve on his 5-11 mark.

View Atlanta vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 7 (Mets) and the No. 3 (Braves) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the National League at 9.2 per game. By contrast, the Braves are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

New York owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 3-rated defense.

The Braves were a 6-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +122 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Braves were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the New York staff and losing 6-0 to the Mets on Friday at Citi Field.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Florida are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Braves at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Atlanta is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets' last 10 games at home
NY Mets are 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Atlanta
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at NY Mets, Sunday, August 28