Mets vs Braves Odds, Picks & Predictions – August 4

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The New York Mets (66-38) will host the Atlanta Braves (62-42), Thursday at 7:10 PM ET, in a clash of NL East rivals. The Mets will give the start to Carlos Carrasco (11-4), and the Braves will counter with Kyle Wright (13-4).

The Braves (+101) are on the road versus the favored Mets (-121). The total for the Mets-Braves game is set at 8.

Mets vs. Braves Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-121)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -111, Under: -109)

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

  • Game Day: Thursday, August 4, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Queens, New York
  • Stadium: Citi Field

Mets Injury Report

Name Status Injury
James McCann 10 Day Injury List Oblique
Dominic Smith 10 Day Injury List Ankle
Drew Smith 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

Braves Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Mike Ford 10 Day Injury List Neck
Adam Duvall 10 Day Injury List Wrist
Darren O’Day 15 Day Injury List Calf
Ozzie Albies 60 Day Injury List Foot
Mike Soroka 60 Day Injury List Achilles
Kirby Yates 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Manny Piña 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Luke Jackson 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Last Time Out: Mets and Braves

The Mets beat the Nationals by a 9-5 score in their most recent game yesterday. Pete Alonso went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to lead them offensively while Chris Bassitt picked up the win after throwing seven innings without giving up an earned run on six hits, while striking out four.

Yesterday, the Braves fell to the Phillies 3-1. Collin McHugh was the losing pitcher after throwing zero innings, giving up two earned runs on two hits while striking out one. Orlando Arcia led the Braves’ offense, going 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Mets have been favored 76 times and won 52, or 68.4%, of those games. New York has a record of 48-22, a 68.6% win rate, when favored by -121 or more by oddsmakers this season. The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 54.8% chance of a victory for the Mets. New York’s games have gone over the total in 53 of their 104 chances. The Mets have an ATS record of 56-48-0 in 104 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 103 .276 (41) .355 (34) .547 (9) 6.3% (8) 19.7% (74) 9.3% (62)
Francisco Lindor 103 .262 (60) .338 (58) .459 (44) 4.2% (40) 19.8% (77) 9.2% (64)
Brandon Nimmo 96 .272 (48) .352 (37) .429 (71) 2.3% (101) 16.9% (48) 8.9% (69)
Starling Marte 87 .299 (21) .347 (46) .469 (35) 2.9% (79) 19.5% (72) 4.7% (144)
Jeff McNeil 91 .302 (14) .361 (27) .430 (67) 1.4% (130) 12.5% (12) 6.8% (103)

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

The Braves have been victorious in seven, or 33.3%, of the 21 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. This season, Atlanta has come away with a win three times in 13 chances when named as an underdog of at least +101 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Braves have a 49.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Atlanta and their opponents have hit the over in 52 of their 105 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The Braves are 52-53-0 against the spread in their 105 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 103 .300 (19) .360 (28) .599 (5) 6.5% (6) 24.9% (119) 7.2% (97)
Matt Olson 105 .248 (92) .337 (59) .491 (23) 4.6% (28) 24.6% (115) 11.3% (28)
Dansby Swanson 105 .300 (19) .358 (32) .469 (35) 3.4% (61) 26.1% (131) 7.7% (88)
Marcell Ozuna 99 .222 (135) .275 (142) .406 (93) 4.6% (28) 22.9% (101) 6.6% (108)
Ronald Acuña Jr. 70 .257 (-) .357 (-) .387 (-) 2.5% (-) 23.2% (-) 10.8% (-)

Mets vs. Braves Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Mets to emerge victorious (-121 on the moneyline), while we predict the scoring will go over the total (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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