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New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves: Can the Braves Bounce Back from Monday’s Loss?

Posted by: Sebastian Morera
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Betting Preview

The Atlanta Braves are turning heads this MLB sports betting season. After year after year of delivering a losing season, it seems the Braves are well on their way to delivering a playoff caliber season. And although Atlanta recently got manhandled by the Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox, the Braves are ready to bounce back in tonight’s New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves matchup. What kind of contest will Tuesday’s sports parlay odds predict for Game 3 of this series?

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves – Tuesday, May 29th  

Series: Game 3 || 1-1

When: 7:10 pm ET

Where: SunTrust Park, Atlanta, Georgia

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLB TV

MLB Sports Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Mets +1½ (-185) 9 (+105) +118
Braves -1½ (+160) 9 (-125) -128
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New York Mets 

The Mets enter this evening’s matchup sporting a 26-25 record that ranks them 4th in the NL East. Despite the weak ranking, the Mets are coming off an 8-5 upset win over Atlanta. Accounting for last night’s win, the Mets are now 4-games behind the division-leading Braves. Another upset this evening would help bridge that gap, but New York will need better and more consistent results if they are to make a push for the postseason. To help make it back-to-back wins, New York will be starting Steven Matz this evening. Matz is 2-3 on the year with a 3.80 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Asdrubal Cabrera (8HR, 31 RBI, .313 BA), Yoenis Cespedes (8 HR, 28 RBI, .255 BA), and Michael Conforto (6 HR, 15 RBI, .241 BA).

Atlanta Braves  

The Braves tumble into this Tuesday night matchup with a 31-22 record that ranks them 1st in the division. With a ½ game lead over the 2nd-seeded Washington Nationals, Atlanta cannot afford to suffer another loss this evening. To ensure that they come out winning, the Braves will be sending Anibal Sanchez to the mound this Tuesday night. Sanchez enters this evening’s pairing with a 1.29 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP. This matchup will mark the 3rd time these two have met this year but there are plenty more matchups scheduled down the line.

Players to Watch: Nick Markakis (7 HR, 37 RBI, .341 BA), Freddie Freeman (9 HR, 40 RBI, .333 BA), and Ozzie Albies (14 HR, 34 RBI, .275 BA).

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Mets’ last 12 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
  • NY Mets is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
  • NY Mets is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Atlanta
  • Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Atlanta is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 13 of Atlanta’s last 19 games when playing NY Mets
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Betting Picks

So which side should sportsbook betting players favor in tonight’s New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves matchup? The Mets may be coming off a win but Atlanta is the safer option this evening. The Braves aren’t just the better team, they’ll also be playing at home. Sign up today to get in on this MLB betting action!

Score Prediction: 4-2 Atlanta. The Braves bounce back at home.

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