Mets vs Braves Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Friday, August 5

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At Citi Field on Friday, the New York Mets (67-38) play the Atlanta Braves (62-43), with first pitch at 7:10 PM ET. On the hill for the Mets will be Taijuan Walker (9-2), opposed by the Braves’ Ian Anderson (9-6).

At home, the Mets are favored to win on the moneyline (-137) over the Braves (+116). The total for this contest is 8.5.

Mets vs. Braves Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-137)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -108, Under: -113)

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

  • Game Day: Friday, August 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Queens, New York
  • Stadium: Citi Field

Mets Injury Report

Name Status Injury
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

Carlos Carrasco (6.00 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 6 K) registered the win in the Mets’ 6-4 victory over the Braves yesterday. Tyler Naquin led the way offensively, going 2-for-4 with two home runs and two RBI. Kyle Wright (6.00 IP, 6 R, 7 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Braves.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

The Mets have won 53, or 68.8%, of the 77 games they’ve played as favorites this season. New York is 34-16 this season when entering a game favored by -137 or more on the moneyline. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Mets have a 57.8% chance to win. So far this season, New York and its opponents have hit the over in 54 of their 105 games with a total. The Mets have an ATS record of 57-48-0 in 105 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 104 .278 (39) .357 (31) .554 (7) 6.5% (6) 19.5% (72) 9.2% (65)
Francisco Lindor 104 .261 (62) .340 (57) .457 (47) 4.1% (41) 19.8% (77) 9.6% (56)
Starling Marte 88 .299 (18) .346 (47) .466 (36) 2.9% (79) 19.3% (71) 4.7% (143)
Brandon Nimmo 97 .270 (48) .351 (40) .426 (72) 2.3% (101) 17.0% (52) 9.1% (68)
Jeff McNeil 92 .302 (15) .360 (28) .428 (68) 1.4% (130) 12.4% (12) 6.7% (106)

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

The Braves have been underdogs in 22 games this season and have come away with the win seven times (31.8%) in those contests. This year, Atlanta has won one of five games when listed as at least +116 or worse on the moneyline. The Braves have an implied victory probability of 46.3% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Atlanta’s games have gone over the total in 53 of their 106 opportunities. The Braves have posted a record of 52-54-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 104 .297 (21) .359 (29) .595 (6) 6.5% (6) 25.2% (121) 7.3% (94)
Matt Olson 106 .246 (99) .334 (69) .486 (25) 4.5% (34) 24.8% (118) 11.2% (29)
Dansby Swanson 106 .297 (21) .355 (33) .464 (39) 3.4% (61) 26.1% (130) 7.6% (89)
Marcell Ozuna 100 .222 (134) .275 (142) .405 (94) 4.6% (30) 22.9% (101) 6.5% (113)
Ronald Acuña Jr. 71 .256 (-) .355 (-) .396 (-) 2.8% (-) 23.6% (-) 10.7% (-)

Mets vs. Braves Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Mets vs. Braves is the Mets (-137 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the total, we pick the over on 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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