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)

Moneyline

Braves (-149)

Total

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

Name Status Injury
Ehire Adrianza 10 Day Injury List Illness
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
Tomás Nido 10 Day Injury List Illness
Luis Guillorme 10 Day Injury List Groin
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

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.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 115 .291 (23) .355 (33) .574 (5) 6.0% (6) 24.4% (114) 7.2% (93)
Matt Olson 117 .249 (86) .336 (65) .488 (23) 4.7% (24) 24.3% (113) 11.1% (30)
Dansby Swanson 117 .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 Ozuna 108 .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.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 115 .279 (34) .358 (29) .534 (10) 5.9% (9) 20.0% (78) 9.6% (53)
Francisco Lindor 115 .267 (52) .345 (45) .455 (43) 4.0% (38) 19.4% (70) 9.5% (57)
Starling Marte 98 .290 (24) .342 (54) .453 (46) 2.8% (83) 19.6% (73) 5.2% (134)
Brandon Nimmo 107 .267 (52) .352 (36) .416 (82) 2.1% (100) 16.4% (44) 9.1% (65)
Jeff McNeil 102 .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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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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