The three-game series between the Mets and Braves wraps up on Wednesday afternoon, with New York (54-34) traveling to take on Atlanta (53-36). Each team picked up a win in the first two matchups and the winner of this contest takes the series. Charlie Morton (5-3, 4.21 ERA) starts for Atlanta, while Chris Bassitt (6-6, 3.94 ERA) takes the mound for New York.
First pitch is set for 12:20 p.m. ET. Atlanta is the -155 money line favorite (risk $155 to win $100) in the latest Mets vs. Braves odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while New York is a +130 underdog. The over-under for total runs scored is eight. Before making any Braves vs. Mets 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, and it is 275-236 on top-rated MLB money-line picks since the start of the 2021 season, returning over $400 for $100 players. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on Mets vs. Braves, and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Braves vs. Mets:
- Mets vs. Braves money line: Atlanta -155, New York +130
- Mets vs. Braves run-line: New York +1.5 (-160)
- Mets vs. Braves over-under: 8 runs
- NYM: The over is 5-0-1 in the Mets' last six road games vs. a right-handed starter
- ATL: The Braves are 7-0 in their last seven Wednesday games
- Mets vs. Braves picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why you should back the Mets
Shortstop Francisco Lindor is an extremely rangy defender with a cannon of an arm. Lindor throws the ball with velocity and accuracy. The four-time All-Star has outstanding athleticism with a smooth-looking swing. Lindor has recorded 15 home runs and is ranked seventh in the MLB in RBIs (61). He rolls into Wednesday's game on a six-game hitting streak.
First baseman Pete Alonso is having a monster first half of the season. Alonso has the bat speed and strength to consistently hit home runs and produce extra-base hits. The two-time All-Star is tied for sixth in the MLB in home runs (23) and first in RBIs (72). In the first game of the series, Alonso had a two-run double.
Why you should back the Braves
Third baseman Austin Riley is an exceptional threat on both sides of the game. Riley has the awareness and plate coverage to make contact with the baseball on a regular basis. The 25-year-old can hit for average with run-producing abilities. Riley is tied for fourth in the league in home runs (24), tied for 11th in RBIs (57), and ninth in OPS (.907).
Shortstop Dansby Swanson is a good athlete who knows how to make solid contact. Swanson owns a good glove with superb instincts on the field. The 2022 All-Star leads the team in batting average (.297), OBP (.355), and hits (101). He's also logged 14 home runs along with 50 RBIs. On July 10, he was 3-for-6 with a double and two runs scored.
How to make Braves vs. Mets picks
SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting 8.3 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Mets vs. Braves? And which side has all 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.