Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets 5/1/2023 – The Atlanta Braves will be meeting the New York Mets at Citi Field on Monday afternoon for the second game of the doubleheader between them. The Atlanta Braves are 18-9 on the season after winning against the Mets in the previous matchup. The New York Mets played the Washington Nationals before the Braves and are placed 15-12 on the table. The Braves are hoping to build on their win from the last game. However, the New York Mets are expected to win the second game of the doubleheader according to the latest MLB betting odds.
Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets 5/1/2023
|When:||Monday, May 1, 1:10 PM EDT|
|Where:||Citi Field Queens, New York|
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— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 29, 2023
The Atlanta Braves were paired with the Miami Marlins last time out and managed to win all the games. The Braves are batting with an average of .255 this season and have accumulated a total of 138 runs. The highest number of home runs for the Braves is Matt Olson who has knocked eight home runs out of the park so far. The Braves will be sending Morton to the mound for this game. Morton is 3-2 with a 2.76 ERA.
Players to watch: Ronald Acuna Jr. RF (GP 27, AB 108, R 23, H 38, 2B 9, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 14, TB 59, BB 16, SO 18, SB 13, AVG 0.352, OBP 0.44, SLG 0.546, OPS 0.986, WAR 1.7, Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 27, AB 103, R 12, H 26, 2B 2, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 23, TB 51, BB 6, SO 18, SB 0, AVG 0.252, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.495, OPS 0.792, WAR 0.6
New York Mets
The New York Mets took on the Washington Nationals before this and managed to win only one game out of three. In this baseball season, the Mets are batting with an average of .240 and have collected 122 runs as a team. Pete Alonso is leading the New York offense with ten homers and 25 ribbies. The New York Mets will be tossing the ball to Tylor Megill for this game. Megill is currently 3-1 this season with a 3.96 ERA.
Players to watch: Pete Alonso 1B (GP 27, AB 105, R 20, H 27, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 10, RBI 25, TB 59, BB 11, SO 27, SB 0, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.328, SLG 0.562, OPS 0.889, WAR 0.7, Francisco Lindor SS (GP 27, AB 101, R 18, H 22, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 21, TB 45, BB 11, SO 30, SB 2, AVG 0.218, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.446, OPS 0.762, WAR 0.9
Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games.
Atlanta are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Atlanta are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against NY Mets.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta’s last 11 games when playing on the road against NY Mets.
Atlanta are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
Atlanta are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the National League.
New York Mets
NY Mets are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets’ last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets’ last 11 games when playing at home against Atlanta.
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the National League.
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the National League East Division.
Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Betting Picks
The Atlanta Braves are definitely a very strong team but have been struggling with inconsistency in the last few games. The New York Mets will be using their home advantage to the fullest and will win this matchup according to the best baseball betting lines.
Score Prediction: Mets 5, Braves 2.