New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: SunTrust Park, Atlanta, GA

When: Tuesday, August 13th at 7:10 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Mets TV/Radio: SNY, WCBS 880 AM. Braves TV: Fox Sports South, Braves Radio: 106.7 FM

Team Notes

New York Mets

The Mets vaulted back into the NL playoff race with an 8-game winning streak that put them at 61-57 for the season, just one game back for a spot in the Wild Card game.

New York has shockingly risen to a 34.9% shot of reaching the playoffs and 1.1% to claim the World Series crown.

The Mets odds stand at 40-1 to take the NL title and 80-1 to claim the 2019 World Series.

Atlanta Braves

Atlanta continues to hold a comfortable lead of 6.5 games over second-place Washington and 8 ahead of the Mets.

The Braves are standing at 98.3% probability to make the playoffs and 6.6% chance to win the World Series.

Atlanta currently has 9-2 odds to claim the National League title and 10-1 to win the World Series.

Pitcher Notes

New York Mets: Zack Wheeler (9-6, 4.20 ERA)

Wheeler has been spectacular in August, allowing no earned runs over 15 innings.

  • In his last outing, Wheeler went eight strong innings against Miami, allowing eight hits and striking out five.
  • The Mets’ righty has only allowed two homers in his last five starts.
  • Wheeler’s last start against Atlanta wasn’t a good one as the pitcher allowed four earned runs over six innings on June 17th.

Braves: Max Fried (13-4, 4.11 ERA)

The Braves’ rookie faced the Mets twice in June, allowing five earned runs over 11 innings, while striking out 12.

  • In Fried’s last start, the lefty allowed three earned runs to Minnesota but struck out 10 Twins hitters.
  • In his last 26.2 innings, Fried has struck out 32 batters and walked just 7 over that span.
  • The Braves have won 12 of Fried’s last 15 starts.

Hitter Notes

New York Mets

The Mets’ streak of nine wins out of their ten August games has been fueled by an offense scoring 6.2 runs over the month.

  • 3B Jeff McNeil is 4 for 8 against the Braves’ lefty with two doubles.
  • 1B Pete Alonso is 0 for 4 with two walks and three strikeouts off Fried.
  • OF Michael Conforto is 0 for 6 against Fried with four strikeouts.

Atlanta Braves

Even though the Braves are 5-5 for the month of August, they are still scoring runs at a high clip, averaging 5.7 runs per contest over the ten games.

  • 1B Freddie Freeman is 12 for 24 against the right-hander with two homers, six RBI and 12 walks.
  • OF Ronald Acuna Jr. went 3 for 9 versus Wheeler with one homer and two RBI.
  • 2B Ozzie Albies is 1 for 12 against Wheeler with three strikeouts.

Roster Notes

New York Mets

  • 2B Robinson Cano has a torn hamstring and is recovering on the 10-day IL.
  • RP Jacob Rhame is experiencing pain in his elbow and is on the 10-day IL.
  • 1B Dominic Smith has a stress fracture in his foot and is out for several weeks.

Atlanta Braves

  • SS Dansby Swanson remains on the 10-day IL with a bruise on his foot.
  • OF Nick Markakis has a fractured wrist has forced him to the 10-day IL.
  • OF Austin Riley is on the 10-day IL with a sprained knee that could require surgery.

Game Odds – New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 

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Moneyline

SportsbookMetsBravesLink
888Sport NJ+116-141
BetStars NJ+120-137
playMGM+122-132

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over   Under Link
888Sport NJ+100 -120
BetStars NJ+100-118
playMGM-105-115

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Run Line

SportsbookMets +1.5Braves -1.5Link
888Sport NJ-175+143
BetStars NJ-175+150 

playMGM-180+150

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