The Atlanta Braves (75-41) and the New York Mets (52-65) link up in a divisional battle on Sunday Night Baseball. The Braves own the best record in the majors and currently lead the NL East by 11 games. The Mets, meanwhile, are looking to halt their three-game skid. New York has lost 10 of its last 12 games overall. 

First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. ET. The Braves are listed as the -134 favorites on the money line (risk $134 to win $100) in the latest Braves vs. Mets odds. The over/under for total runs scored is 9.5. Before making any Mets vs. Braves picks, be sure to check out the latest MLB predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times. It went 331-285 on top-rated MLB money-line picks (+357) over the past two seasons. It entered Week 20 of the 2023 MLB season 54-43 on all top-rated MLB picks this season and has excelled on top-rated run-line picks, going 11-4 (+404). Anybody following has seen big returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Braves vs. Mets and revealed its coveted picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see all of the model's MLB picks. Here are several MLB odds and trends for Mets vs. Braves:

  • Braves vs. Mets money line: Braves -134, Mets +114
  • Braves vs. Mets run line: New York +1.5 (-143)
  • Braves vs. Mets over/under: 9.5 runs
  • ATL: The Atlanta Braves have won four of their last five games
  • NYM: The Mets have scored three runs or less in four of their last five games
  • Braves vs. Mets picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why you should back the Braves

Austin Riley is a constant playmaker for the Braves. Riley has a strong arm and good footwork in the corner. The two-time All-Star continues to be a capable offensive weapon. He has a batting average of .280 with 28 home runs and 75 RBI. In Friday's win over the Mets, Riley went 3-for-4 with a solo homer. 

Second baseman Ozzie Albies is a reliable switch hitter with nice pop in his swing. Albies doesn't get overly aggressive when at the dish and has solid plate coverage. He is second in the league in RBI (90) and is tied for eighth in home runs (28). In his last outing, Albies went 2-of-3 with a two-run home run. See which team to back here

Why you should back the Mets

Pete Alonso owns a very impactful and strong swing. Alonso has excellent gap-producing power and does a sound job creating offense. The three-time All-Star ranks third in the MLB in home runs (35) and fifth in RBI (87). On Aug. 7 versus the Chicago Cubs, he was 3-for-4 with two homers and six total RBI.

Shortstop Francisco Lindor has great awareness and instincts defensively. He has good range and a rocket of an arm. The 29-year-old utilizes his bat control and quick hands to be an effective hitter. Lindor currently has 22 home runs and 69 RBI. On Aug. 9, Lindor was 1-for-3 with a base hit and one run scored. See which team to back here

How to make Mets vs. Braves picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Under on the total, projecting 9.1 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all of the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Braves vs. Mets, and which side of the money line has all of the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.