Braves vs Mets Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Tuesday, August 16

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The New York Mets (75-41) meet the Atlanta Braves (70-46), who will be attempting to extend a seven-game winning run, Tuesday at 7:20 PM ET, at Truist Field. On the mound for the Braves will be Charlie Morton (5-5), opposed by the Mets’ Taijuan Walker (10-3).

With the Mets (+125) visiting, the Braves (-149) are a solid favorite on the moneyline. The game’s total is set at 8.5.

Braves vs. Mets Odds

Run Line

Atlanta Braves (-1.5)


Braves (-149)


8.5 Runs (Over: -114, Under: -107)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Stadium: Truist Field

Braves Injury Report

Ehire Adrianza10 Day Injury ListIllness
Orlando Arcia10 Day Injury ListHamstring
Darren O’Day15 Day Injury ListCalf
Ozzie Albies60 Day Injury ListFoot
Mike Soroka60 Day Injury ListAchilles
Adam Duvall60 Day Injury ListWrist
Manny Piña60 Day Injury ListWrist
Luke Jackson60 Day Injury ListElbow
Max Fried7 Day Injury ListHead
Ronald Acuña Jr.Day-to-dayKnee
Travis d’ArnaudDay-to-dayLeg

Mets Injury Report

Tomás Nido10 Day Injury ListIllness
Luis Guillorme10 Day Injury ListGroin
Drew Smith15 Day Injury ListBack
Tommy Hunter15 Day Injury ListBack
Joey Lucchesi60 Day Injury ListElbow
John Curtiss60 Day Injury ListElbow
Sean Reid-Foley60 Day Injury ListElbow
Tylor Megill60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Eduardo EscobarDay-to-dayUpper Body
Jeff McNeilDay-to-dayThumb

Last Time Out: Braves and Mets

These squads meet again following the Braves’ 13-1 victory over the Mets yesterday. Spencer Strider (5.00 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 4 K) earned the win for the Braves. Ronald Acuna Jr. went 3-for-5 with three doubles and three RBI to lead the team on offense. Carlos Carrasco (2.00 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 1 K) was credited with the loss on the mound for the Mets.

Betting Trends

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

The Braves have been favorites in 90 games this season and won 62 (68.9%) of those contests. Atlanta is 47-17 this season when entering a game favored by -149 or more on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Braves, based on the moneyline, is 59.8%. Atlanta and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 60 of their 117 opportunities. The Braves have an ATS record of 59-58-0 in 117 games with a spread this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley115.291 (23).355 (33).574 (5)6.0% (6)24.4% (114)7.2% (93)
Matt Olson117.249 (86).336 (65).488 (23)4.7% (24)24.3% (113)11.1% (30)
Dansby Swanson117.294 (21).349 (39).458 (41)3.2% (66)26.3% (130)7.4% (90)
Ronald Acuña Jr.82.278 (37).366 (20).424 (75)2.8% (83)22.9% (96)9.9% (47)
Marcell Ozuna108.214 (138).263 (142).393 (102)4.5% (29)23.9% (109)6.0% (119)

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

The Mets have been underdogs in 29 games this season and have come away with the win 14 times (48.3%) in those contests. This season, New York has come away with a win four times in eight chances when named as an underdog of at least +125 or worse on the moneyline. The Mets have an implied victory probability of 44.4% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. New York and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 60 of their 116 opportunities. The Mets have an against the spread record of 64-52-0 in 116 games with a line this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso115.279 (34).358 (29).534 (10)5.9% (9)20.0% (78)9.6% (53)
Francisco Lindor115.267 (52).345 (45).455 (43)4.0% (38)19.4% (70)9.5% (57)
Starling Marte98.290 (24).342 (54).453 (46)2.8% (83)19.6% (73)5.2% (134)
Brandon Nimmo107.267 (52).352 (36).416 (82)2.1% (100)16.4% (44)9.1% (65)
Jeff McNeil102.315 (4).371 (16).460 (37)1.8% (113)12.4% (14)6.6% (106)

Braves vs. Mets Picks and Predictions

Our pick for this matchup is the Braves to emerge victorious (-149 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (8.5 runs).

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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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