Mets Vs Braves: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on June 23, 2021

The New York Mets (37-31) and the Atlanta Braves (35-37) square off on Wednesday at 7:10 PM ET. The Mets are favored (-125) against the underdog Braves (+108). New York’s Tylor Megill and Atlanta’s Kyle Wright will take the mound first.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of June 23, 2021, 2:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Mets vs Braves Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Megill (NYM) Pitcher Wright (ATL)
0 – 0 W/L 0 – 0
0.0 IP 4.1
0.00 ERA 4.15
0.000 WHIP 1.150
0 K/9 10.4
0 BB/9 4.2

Mets Probable Starter Tylor Megill

  • Megill will start for the Mets, his first this season.
  • The right-hander is pitching in his MLB debut. He’s 25 years old.
  • Megill did not pitch as a moneyline favorite a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 23, 2021 at 2:11 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Probable Starter Kyle Wright

  • Wright will get the start for the Braves, his second of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Friday, April 16 against the Cubs, throwing 4 1/3 innings and giving up two earned runs.
  • The Mets rank 30th in MLB with 246 runs scored this season. They have a .227 batting average this campaign with 67 home runs (28th in the league).
  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 23, 2021 at 2:11 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mets Stats vs Wright

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jeff McNeil 7 .571 4 0 2 .571 1.428
Dominic Smith 6 .500 3 1 1 .571 1.571
Pete Alonso 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tomás Nido 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Jonathan Villar 2 .500 1 0 1 .500 1.500
Kevin Pillar 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000

Mets Betting Trends

  • The Mets’ offense is averaging 3.4 runs in home games while scoring 3.8 per game away from Citi Field.
  • The Mets are the lowest scoring team in MLB action averaging 3.6 runs per game (246 total).
  • The Mets have been favored on the moneyline 39 total times this season. They’ve finished 24-15 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -125 or shorter, New York has a 21-10 record (winning 67.7% of its games).
  • New York has played in 68 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-39-2).
  • New York was favored on the moneyline in five of its last 10 games, and finished 3-2 in those matchups.
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Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves have scored 338 runs (4.7 per game) this season, which ranks 12th in MLB.
  • In 32 road games this season, they’ve scored 4.1 runs per contest compared to the 5.2 per game they average at home.
  • The Braves have been underdogs in 23 games this season and won 12 (52.2%) of those contests.
  • Atlanta has a record of 8-8, a 50% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +108 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • Atlanta’s games have gone over the total in 36 of their 72 chances.
  • Atlanta has played as the underdog in three of its past 10 games and has won two of those contests.

Mets Players to Watch

  • Pete Alonso leads the Mets with 11 home runs and 35 runs batted in, while racking up a team-high batting average of .250.
  • Alonso does not rank among the top hitters in the majors among qualifying hitters in baseball.
  • Dominic Smith has nine doubles, six home runs and 17 walks while hitting .244.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Smith’s SLG and OBP are not among league leaders.

Mets Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Francisco Lindor 245 .212 36 8 21 .301 .652
Dominic Smith 217 .244 19 6 27 .314 .683
Pete Alonso 204 .250 31 11 35 .330 .781
James McCann 185 .238 15 6 23 .302 .675
Jonathan Villar 183 .246 29 6 15 .327 .737
Kevin Pillar 146 .233 19 6 18 .273 .684
Jeff McNeil 106 .236 14 3 8 .331 .689
José Peraza 105 .200 14 5 14 .250 .640
Billy McKinney 92 .207 9 3 6 .253 .612
Tomás Nido 84 .238 12 3 11 .289 .682

Braves Players to Watch

  • Ronald Acuna Jr. leads Atlanta in batting average (.285), home runs (20) and runs batted in (45) this season.
  • Acuna ranks 25th in AVG (.285), 23rd in SLG (.602), fifth in OBP (.392), third in HR (20), and 21st in RBI (45) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Austin Riley has 66 hits and an OBP of .353 to go with a slugging percentage of .463 this season.
  • Among qualified hitters, Riley falls outside the MLB leaders in hits and batting average in the league.

Braves Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ozzie Albies 268 .257 42 11 45 .326 .822
Dansby Swanson 263 .236 31 12 33 .282 .723
Freddie Freeman 263 .240 47 16 40 .334 .786
Ronald Acuña Jr. 246 .285 58 20 45 .392 .994
Austin Riley 242 .273 35 12 33 .353 .816
Guillermo Heredia 129 .264 24 3 14 .349 .799
William Contreras 119 .227 16 7 21 .306 .743
Ehire Adrianza 101 .228 15 3 17 .302 .688
Pablo Sandoval 59 .220 9 4 10 .324 .748
Ender Inciarte 59 .220 7 1 7 .277 .565

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