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New York Mets host Atlanta Braves in baseball action

Atlanta BravesNew York Mets
Sep 8, 4:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Odds

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The Atlanta Braves will look to grab a road win when they take on the Mets in New York at Citi Field on Thursday in baseball odds action.

Mike Minor gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Braves on this day; he's 4-2 on the season. The Mets, meanwhile, will counter with Dillon Gee, who will be looking to improve on his 12-5 mark.

View Atlanta vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Mets as +105 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 6 (Mets) and the No. 4 (Braves) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the National League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 9.2 hits per game. The Braves average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the National League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the National League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

Atlanta lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Phillies on September 7. Bettors who backed the Phillies at -124 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Atlanta didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Philadelphia on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park.

The Mets were a 1-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -123 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors. R.A. Dickey chucked 7 shutout innings at the Marlins in their last game, striking out 3 in a 1-0 win against Florida in baseball action at Sun Life Stadium.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 9-1
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

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

A few Braves at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Atlanta's last 18 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Atlanta is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing NY Mets
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Atlanta is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
NY Mets are 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games at home
NY Mets are 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games

Next up:
Atlanta at NY Mets, Thursday, September 8