Mets vs Braves Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Saturday, August 6

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On Saturday, the New York Mets (68-39) are hosting the Atlanta Braves (63-44), at 7:10 PM ET, in the fourth game of a five-game series. On the hill for the Mets will be Max Scherzer (7-2), opposed by the Braves’ Max Fried (10-3).

The Mets (-127) are moneyline favorites at home over the Braves (+108). The over/under for the Mets-Braves game is 7.

Mets vs. Braves Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-127)

Total

7 Runs (Over: -110, Under: -111)

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

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 6, 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

The Mets beat the Braves 8-5 Saturday, with David Peterson getting the win (5 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 5 K) and Francisco Lindor leading the way offensively (going 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI). Jake Odorizzi (4 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Braves.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Mets have been favored 79 times and won 54, or 68.4%, of those games. New York has a record of 42-22 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -127 on the moneyline. The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 55.9% chance of a victory for the Mets. Games involving New York have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 56 of 107 chances this season. In 107 games with a spread this season, the Mets are 58-49-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 106 .278 (39) .357 (33) .548 (7) 6.4% (6) 19.5% (74) 9.4% (59)
Francisco Lindor 106 .267 (55) .343 (51) .461 (39) 4.1% (39) 20% (79) 9.4% (59)
Brandon Nimmo 99 .272 (45) .355 (35) .427 (68) 2.3% (100) 16.8% (50) 9.3% (65)
Starling Marte 90 .298 (20) .348 (42) .462 (38) 2.8% (83) 19.3% (71) 4.8% (140)
Jeff McNeil 94 .304 (14) .361 (29) .436 (62) 1.6% (126) 12.8% (13) 6.6% (107)

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

The Braves have been underdogs in 24 games this season and have come away with the win eight times (33.3%) in those contests. Atlanta has a win-loss record of 3-8 when favored by +108 or worse by oddsmakers this year. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Braves have a 48.1% chance of pulling out a win. Atlanta and their opponents have gone over in 55 of their 108 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Braves are 53-55-0 against the spread in their 108 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 106 .299 (18) .362 (27) .593 (5) 6.3% (7) 24.6% (116) 7.2% (96)
Matt Olson 108 .251 (84) .340 (59) .489 (24) 4.4% (34) 24.9% (121) 11.4% (28)
Dansby Swanson 108 .295 (25) .352 (36) .460 (40) 3.3% (60) 25.9% (130) 7.5% (91)
Marcell Ozuna 101 .219 (138) .271 (143) .399 (96) 4.5% (31) 22.6% (99) 6.4% (115)
Ronald Acuña Jr. 73 .269 (-) .363 (-) .406 (-) 2.7% (-) 23.2% (-) 10.4% (-)

Mets vs. Braves Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Mets will pick up the victory in this matchup, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-127). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up over the total (7 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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