Mets Vs Braves: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 6, 2022

Written By Staff on August 6, 2022

The New York Mets (67-39) host the Atlanta Braves (63-43) on Saturday at 1:10 PM ET. New York’s (-135 to win) David Peterson and Atlanta’s (+114) Jake Odorizzi will take the mound first.

The betting facts in this article are based off odds valid as of August 6, 2022 at 11:25 AM ET.

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Mets vs Braves Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Peterson (NYM) Pitcher Odorizzi (ATL)
5 – 2 W/L 4 – 3
73.2 IP 60.0
3.54 ERA 3.75
1.290 WHIP 1.150
10.5 K/9 6.9
4.3 BB/9 2.5

Mets Probable Starter David Peterson

  • The Mets will send Peterson (5-2) out to make his 14th start of the season. He is 5-2 with a 3.54 ERA and 86 strikeouts in 73 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance — out of the bullpen on Wednesday, July 27 — the left-hander tossed zero innings against the New York Yankees, giving up two earned runs while surrendering one hit.
  • The 26-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.54, with 10.5 strikeouts per nine innings, in 17 games this season. Opponents are hitting .221 against him.
  • Peterson has three quality starts under his belt this season.
  • The opposing Braves offense has a collective .250 batting average, and is seventh in the league with 908 total hits and fourth in MLB play with 512 runs scored. It has the second-ranked slugging percentage (.443) and ranks second in home runs (165) in all of MLB.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 11:25 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Stats vs Peterson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Dansby Swanson 12 .250 3 0 0 .357 .690
Austin Riley 12 .500 6 0 2 .538 1.288
Marcell Ozuna 12 .000 0 0 0 .077 .077
Travis d’Arnaud 10 .000 0 0 0 .091 .091
Ronald Acuña Jr. 9 .111 1 1 2 .429 .873
Guillermo Heredia 6 .167 1 0 1 .167 .334
Matt Olson 5 .400 2 2 5 .500 2.100
Michael Harris II 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Orlando Arcia 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
William Contreras 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Braves Probable Starter Jake Odorizzi

  • Odorizzi (4-3) will take to the mound for the Braves and make his 13th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday with the Houston Astros, when he threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up two hits against the Seattle Mariners.
  • The 32-year-old has pitched in 12 games this season with an ERA of 3.75, a 2.706 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.150.
  • He has four quality starts in 12 chances this season.
  • The Mets rank fifth in MLB with 504 runs scored this season. They have a .258 batting average this campaign with 111 home runs (15th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 11:25 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mets Stats vs Odorizzi

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Francisco Lindor 26 .385 10 2 5 .429 1.237
Mark Canha 13 .231 3 0 1 .231 .539
James McCann 11 .091 1 0 1 .091 .182
Tyler Naquin 10 .200 2 0 1 .200 .400
Starling Marte 9 .333 3 0 1 .400 .956
Eduardo Escobar 9 .111 1 0 1 .100 .211
Pete Alonso 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jeff McNeil 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Brandon Nimmo 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Mets Betting Trends

  • The Mets have won 67.9% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (53-25).
  • New York is 35-18 (winning 66% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -135 or shorter.
  • The Mets have an implied moneyline win probability of 57.4% in this game.
  • New York has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 55 times this season for a 55-45-6 record against the over/under.
  • The Mets have gone 57-49-0 against the spread this season.
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Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves have entered the game as underdogs 23 times this season and won eight, or 34.8%, of those games.
  • Atlanta has a record of 3-4 when they’re set as an underdog of +114 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 46.7% chance of a victory for the Braves.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 54 of their 107 opportunities.
  • The Braves are 53-54-0 against the spread in their 107 chances this season.

Mets Players to Watch

  • Pete Alonso has racked up 109 hits with a .551 slugging percentage, both team-best marks for the Mets. He’s batting .278 with 20 doubles, 29 home runs and 42 walks.
  • Among the qualified batters in MLB play, Alonso ranks 39th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage, and sixth in slugging.
  • Alonso has hit safely in three straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .316 with a double, three home runs, four walks and six RBI.
  • Francisco Lindor is hitting .262 with 16 doubles, three triples, 19 home runs and 44 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters, Lindor ranks 61st in batting average, 57th in on-base percentage, and 48th in slugging.
  • Brandon Nimmo is batting .272 with 20 doubles, five triples, 10 home runs and 39 walks.
  • Starling Marte is hitting .298 with 19 doubles, four triples, 11 home runs and 18 walks.
  • Marte heads into this game on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .238 with two RBI.

Mets Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Francisco Lindor 408 .262 65 19 74 .341 .797
Pete Alonso 392 .278 62 29 91 .357 .908
Brandon Nimmo 383 .272 64 10 39 .352 .780
Starling Marte 363 .298 60 11 48 .344 .807
Eduardo Escobar 359 .220 40 12 43 .271 .664
Jeff McNeil 330 .303 45 6 41 .360 .796
Mark Canha 295 .268 43 7 34 .364 .737
Darin Ruf 271 .218 47 11 40 .328 .704
Daniel Vogelbach 269 .238 33 14 39 .354 .796
Luis Guillorme 228 .285 29 2 13 .366 .734

Braves Players to Watch

  • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in OBP (.359) and total hits (122) this season.
  • Among all the qualifying batters in MLB, Riley’s batting average is 21st, his on-base percentage ranks 29th, and he is fifth in slugging percentatge.
  • Matt Olson is slugging .489 while driving in 69 runs and batting .248 this season.
  • Olson is 94th in batting average, 61st in on-base percentage and 24th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
  • Dansby Swanson has hit 15 homers with a team-high .466 SLG this season.
  • Marcell Ozuna has 19 home runs, 42 RBI and a batting average of .219 this season.

Braves Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Dansby Swanson 412 .299 71 15 56 .356 .822
Austin Riley 411 .297 64 29 69 .359 .950
Matt Olson 411 .248 52 21 69 .337 .826
Marcell Ozuna 388 .219 48 19 42 .271 .670
Ronald Acuña Jr. 278 .266 43 9 26 .362 .765
Robbie Grossman 274 .208 24 2 23 .315 .603
Travis d’Arnaud 267 .251 39 11 40 .298 .729
Michael Harris 214 .290 37 10 33 .327 .822
William Contreras 181 .254 27 14 27 .341 .877
Orlando Arcia 166 .241 18 7 25 .316 .714

Mets vs Braves Player Props

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