Braves vs Mets Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Monday, August 15

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On Monday, a matchup of NL East rivals is on the schedule, with the New York Mets (75-40) visiting the Atlanta Braves (69-46) at 7:20 PM ET. Spencer Strider (6-4) is the starter for the Braves, and Carlos Carrasco (13-4) for the Mets.

With the Mets (+127) visiting, the Braves (-149) are a solid favorite on the moneyline. The game’s total is 8.

Braves vs. Mets Odds

Run Line

Atlanta Braves (-1.5)

Moneyline

Braves (-149)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -106)

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When, Where, at What Time is Braves vs. Mets

  • Game Day: Monday, August 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Stadium: Truist Field

Braves Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Ehire Adrianza 10 Day Injury List Undisclosed
Orlando Arcia 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Darren O’Day 15 Day Injury List Calf
Ozzie Albies 60 Day Injury List Foot
Mike Soroka 60 Day Injury List Achilles
Adam Duvall 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Manny Piña 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Luke Jackson 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Max Fried 7 Day Injury List Head
Ronald Acuña Jr. Day-to-day Knee
Travis d’Arnaud Day-to-day Leg

Mets Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Drew Smith 15 Day Injury List Back
Tommy Hunter 15 Day Injury List Back
Joey Lucchesi 60 Day Injury List Elbow
John Curtiss 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Sean Reid-Foley 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tylor Megill 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Eduardo Escobar Day-to-day Upper Body
Jeff McNeil Day-to-day Thumb
Luis Guillorme Day-to-day Groin

Last Time Out: Braves and Mets

The Braves won their last contest versus the Marlins by a 3-1 score yesterday, with Tyler Matzek picking up the win pitching going one inning without giving up an earned run on one hit, while striking out one. Michael Harris went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and an RBI to lead them offensively.

The Mets took down the Phillies 6-0 yesterday. Daniel Vogelbach went 1-for-4 with a home run and an RBI, and Chris Bassitt got the win, pitching five innings without giving up an earned run on four hits, while striking out five.

Betting Trends

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Braves have won 61 out of the 89 games, or 68.5%, in which they’ve been favored. Atlanta has a record of 46-17 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -149 on the moneyline. The moneyline for this contest implies a 59.8% chance of a victory for the Braves. So far this season, Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 59 of their 116 games with a total. The Braves are 58-58-0 ATS in their 116 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 114 .292 (22) .357 (30) .578 (4) 6.0% (6) 24.6% (118) 7.3% (92)
Matt Olson 116 .250 (89) .337 (63) .491 (23) 4.7% (23) 24.1% (112) 11.2% (30)
Dansby Swanson 116 .290 (25) .345 (45) .454 (45) 3.2% (66) 26.6% (132) 7.3% (92)
Ronald Acuña Jr. 81 .273 (42) .363 (25) .412 (86) 2.8% (87) 23.2% (101) 10.1% (44)
Marcell Ozuna 108 .214 (138) .263 (145) .393 (104) 4.5% (30) 23.9% (109) 6.0% (121)

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

The Mets have been underdogs in 28 games this season and have come away with the win 14 times (50%) in those contests. This year, New York has won four of seven games when listed as at least +127 or worse on the moneyline. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Mets have a 44.1% chance of pulling out a win. Contests with New York have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 59 of 115 chances this season. The Mets have an against the spread mark of 64-51-0 in 115 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 114 .281 (33) .361 (27) .538 (10) 5.9% (8) 19.7% (74) 9.6% (55)
Francisco Lindor 114 .269 (49) .347 (43) .458 (39) 4.0% (40) 19.6% (73) 9.6% (55)
Starling Marte 97 .292 (22) .342 (54) .455 (42) 2.9% (82) 19.5% (72) 5.0% (138)
Brandon Nimmo 106 .265 (57) .350 (37) .415 (84) 2.1% (102) 16.6% (45) 9.1% (65)
Jeff McNeil 101 .307 (6) .364 (22) .448 (49) 1.8% (115) 12.6% (15) 6.7% (106)

Braves vs. Mets Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Braves vs. Mets is the Braves (-149 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the over/under, we prefer the over on 8 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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