Braves vs. Mets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 30, 2023

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Braves vs. Mets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 30, 2023

MLB Predictions

Two of the league’s top hitters will meet Sunday when the Atlanta Braves (18-9) and New York Mets (15-12) take to the field at 1:40 PM ET, live on SNY. Ronald Acuna Jr. is batting .352 for the Braves (-175 favorites on the moneyline) while Brandon Nimmo leads the underdog Mets (+149) with a .330 average.

Spencer Strider will get the ball for Atlanta while New York will counter with Tylor Megill.

Braves vs. Mets Odds

  • Braves odds to win: -175
  • Mets odds to win: +149
  • Spread: Braves -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 30, 2023
  • Time: 1:40 PM ET
  • TV: SNY

Who Will Win Braves vs. Mets?

Braves and Mets Betting Trends

The Braves have compiled a 16-9 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 64% of those games).

When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -175 or shorter, Atlanta has a record of 7-2 (77.8%).

The Mets have entered the game as underdogs eight times this season and won three of those games.

New York has not been a bigger underdog this season than the +149 moneyline set for this game.

The Braves have combined with opponents to go over the total 16 times this season for a 16-10-1 record against the over/under.

The Mets’ games have gone over the total in 11 of their 27 chances.

Braves Stats & Insights

The Braves have the No. 10 offense in MLB action scoring 5.1 runs per game (138 total runs).

Atlanta averages 1.5 home runs per game to rank fourth in MLB action with 41 total home runs.

The Braves’ .255 batting average is 10th-best in the majors.

Atlanta strikes out 9.4 times per game to rank 19th in baseball.

The Braves pitching staff is seventh in the majors with a collective 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings.

Atlanta has a 3.37 team ERA that ranks fifth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Mets Stats & Insights

The Mets have scored 122 runs (4.5 per game) this season, which ranks 16th in MLB.

New York ranks 19th in Major League Baseball with 27 home runs.

The Mets have a team batting average of .240 this season, which ranks 20th among MLB teams.

New York is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking third with an average of 7.7 strikeouts per game.

The Mets strike out 8.9 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 14th in MLB.

New York pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.36 ERA this year, which ranks 16th in MLB.

Braves Key Players to Watch

Strider (3-0 with a 1.80 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 30 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Braves, his sixth of the season.

Acuna leads Atlanta with a batting average of .352. He’s also hit four home runs with 14 RBI.

Matt Olson leads Atlanta in home runs with eight and runs batted in with 25.

Ozzie Albies is slashing .252/.304/.495 this season for the Braves.

Sean Murphy has collected 20 hits this season and has an OBP of .396. He’s slugging .577 on the year.

Mets Key Players to Watch

The Mets’ Megill (3-1) will make his sixth start of the season.

Pete Alonso leads the Mets with 10 home runs and 25 runs batted in.

Nimmo’s .330 batting average is a team-high mark.

Jeff McNeil has six doubles, a triple, a home run and 15 walks while hitting .298.

Francisco Lindor is batting .218 with 11 doubles, four home runs and 11 walks.

Braves and Mets Injuries

Braves: Orlando Arcia: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Lucas Luetge: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Raisel Iglesias: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Travis d’Arnaud: 7 Day IL (Concussion)

Mets: Omar Narváez: 10 Day IL (Calf), Tim Locastro: 10 Day IL (Back spasms), Brooks Raley: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Stephen Nogosek: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Uceta: 15 Day IL (Left ankle), Carlos Carrasco: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Verlander: 15 Day IL (Teres major), Stephen Ridings: 15 Day IL (Lat), Elieser Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee), José Quintana: 60 Day IL (Rib)

Braves vs. Mets Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Braves 5, Mets 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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