The New York Mets (18-8) and the Atlanta Braves (11-15) end their four-game series with a Wednesday afternoon matinee. These teams matched up for a doubleheader on Tuesday and the Mets won both games. Ian Anderson (2-1, 4.66 ERA) is on the hill for Atlanta, while Tylor Megill (0-0, 1.93 ERA) gets the nod for New York.
First pitch from Citi Field is set for 1:10 p.m. ET. New York is the -135 money line favorite (risk $135 to win $100) in the latest Braves vs. Mets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while Atlanta is a +115 underdog. The over-under for total runs scored is seven. Before making any Mets vs. Braves picks, be sure to check out the latest MLB predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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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:
- Braves vs. Mets money line: New York -135, Atlanta +115
- Braves vs. Mets run-line: New York -1.5 (+155)
- Braves vs. Mets over-under: 7 runs
- ATL: The over is 4-1 in the Braves' last five overall
- NYM: The Mets are 8-1 in their last 9 home games vs. a right-handed starter
Why you should back the Mets
Designated hitter Pete Alonso has big-time pop in his swing and can crush the baseball once he connects. Alonso consistently produces runs in the middle of the lineup for the Mets. The 2019 All-Star has a batting average of .260 with five home runs and a team-high 21 RBIs. In his last outing, he went 2-for-4 with a solo homer.
Second baseman Jeff McNeil is an excellent contact hitter who sprays the ball all over the yard. McNeil has an effortless swing and consistently drives the baseball. The 30-year-old is leading the team in batting average (.349), on-base percentage (.407), and hits (29). On May 1, he went 4-for-5 with two doubles and one run batted in.
Why you should back the Braves
First baseman Matt Olson has a good eye and brings patience to the batter's box. Olson does have the power to drive the ball across the diamond. The two-time Gold Glove award winner is leading the team in batting average (.295) with three home runs and 10 RBIs. In the first game of the doubleheader yesterday, Olson went 1-for-2 with a three-run bomb.
Third baseman Austin Riley constantly drives in runs for the Braves with his smooth-looking swing. Riley has good power and can smack the ball into any gap. The 25-year-old has a batting average of .274 while leading the team in home runs (7) and RBIs (14). Riley provides the Braves with a consistent offensive threat in their lineup.
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