Mets vs Braves Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Sunday, August 7

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At Citi Field on Sunday, the New York Mets (69-39) take on the Atlanta Braves (63-45), with first pitch at 4:10 PM ET. On the mound for the Mets will be Jacob deGrom, opposed by the Braves’ Spencer Strider (6-3).

The oddsmakers have spoken, making the Mets (-146) a moderate moneyline favorite to beat the Braves (+125) at home. The game’s total is set at 7.

Mets vs. Braves Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-146)

Total

7 Runs (Over: +100, Under: -120)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:10 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
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

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

Yesterday, the Mets claimed a 6-2 win over the Braves, with Max Scherzer (7.00 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 11 K) registering the win for the Mets. Pete Alonso went 3-for-4 with an RBI to lead the offensive attack. Max Fried (6.00 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 5 K) was handed the loss for the Braves.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Mets have been favored 80 times and won 55, or 68.8%, of those games. New York has a record of 32-13 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -146 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Mets, based on the moneyline, is 59.3%. New York’s games have gone over the total in 57 of their 108 chances. The Mets have an ATS record of 59-49-0 in 108 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 107 .282 (35) .361 (28) .550 (7) 6.3% (6) 19.3% (72) 9.3% (63)
Francisco Lindor 107 .267 (52) .345 (47) .460 (38) 4.0% (42) 19.9% (78) 9.5% (55)
Starling Marte 91 .295 (25) .347 (42) .458 (40) 2.8% (83) 19.3% (72) 5.0% (137)
Brandon Nimmo 100 .269 (51) .353 (35) .423 (75) 2.2% (103) 16.6% (48) 9.2% (67)
Jeff McNeil 94 .304 (10) .361 (28) .436 (62) 1.6% (127) 12.8% (13) 6.6% (107)

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

The Braves have come away with eight wins in the 25 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This season, Atlanta has been victorious one time in four chances when named as an underdog of at least +125 or worse on the moneyline. The Braves have an implied victory probability of 44.4% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Contests with Atlanta have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 56 of 109 chances this season. In 109 games with a line this season, the Braves have a mark of 53-56-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 107 .296 (22) .359 (31) .587 (5) 6.3% (6) 24.8% (118) 7.1% (95)
Matt Olson 109 .251 (84) .339 (60) .487 (24) 4.4% (34) 24.7% (117) 11.3% (30)
Dansby Swanson 109 .292 (29) .349 (38) .456 (43) 3.3% (61) 26.1% (131) 7.4% (91)
Marcell Ozuna 102 .217 (140) .269 (144) .395 (99) 4.5% (30) 22.9% (101) 6.4% (115)
Ronald Acuña Jr. 74 .268 (-) .361 (-) .408 (-) 2.7% (-) 23.5% (-) 10.2% (-)

Mets vs. Braves Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Mets to win (-146 on the moneyline), while we project the total score will go 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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