New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 8-21-2023

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 8/21/2023 Game Preview, Tips and Odds

New York Mets (58-67) vs. Atlanta Braves (80-43)

The New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves 8/21/2023 – The New York Mets are on their way to invade Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia, and to challenge the league’s no.1 team of Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of an NL East three-game battle on Monday evening. The NY Mets slightly dropped to 58-67 overall after losing two of the last six but won six of the last eight overall, fell to 27-39 on the road following the recent loss away from home, and placed fourth in the NL East with 23 games behind the tough Atlanta Braves in the first place.

 

The Mets recorded a total of 553 runs scored to date but also gave up 587 for a -34 run difference all throughout the season. The NY Mets gained a 2-1 lead after four frames of action but failed to control the swinging of bats of the opposing batters allowing them to score six runs while scoring only one run in the eighth resulting in their 3-7 road loss on Sunday.

 

Braves Look to Maintain Dominance Against Mets in Series Opener

 

The Atlanta Braves will continue a homestand looking to bounce back from losing the recent home defense that snapped a five-game winning streak while trying to maintain the leadership in the entire league with victory in a game of 3 series facing the New York Mets on Monday. Atlanta is still a dominant team in the whole major league with an 80-43 overall standing while posting a 42-21 home record following five successive home triumphs and stayed on top of the entire major league with 3.5 games ahead of the Baltimore Orioles in the second place.

 

The Braves are no.1 in scoring runs after accumulating a total of 715 runs scored to date while losing only 503 for an impressive run difference of +212 over the course of the campaign. On Sunday, Atlanta Shortstop Orlando Arcia managed to deliver a two-run shot in a 3-4 home loss to San Francisco while SP Max Fried surrendered three runs over five innings in the losing effort for the Braves. For insights, consider checking out consensus baseball picks.

Mets vs. Braves Game Info

When: Monday, August 21, 2023, 7:20 PM ET
Where: Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia
TV: BSSO
Stream: MLB.TV

David Peterson (3-7, 5.45 ERA) vs Allan Winans (1-0, 1.59 ERA)

Twenty-seven-year-old lefty David Peterson will be heading to the hill to start for the NY Mets in game 1 of an NL East three-game set versus the Atlanta Braves on Monday evening. The southpaw thrower posted a 3-7 record for the season with 5.45 ERA, 1.65 WHlP, and fanned out 79 opposing batters while giving away 84 hits, 36 bases on balls, and 11 home runs through 72.2 innings pitched in his starts this year. Peterson had issues controlling the ball after the left-handed granted 36 walks to his opposing hitters this season.

 

Right-handed Pitcher Allan Winans will take his post on the pitcher’s rubber to start for the league’s leader Atlanta Braves in the first installment of an NL East three-game battle facing the New York Mets on Monday night. The twenty-eight-year-old right-hander from California is 1-0 for the year with a stunning ERA of 1.59, a sterling WHlP at 1.06, and struck out a total of 14 batters in his starts with 9 hits, 3 free bases, and zero home runs surrendered across 11.1 frames of work on the season. In his last appearance on the mound, righty Winans conceded zero earned runs and struck out nine batters through 7.0 innings pitched in a massive 21-3 road triumph over the New York Mets on August 12.

 

MLB Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta Braves -191, MLB Totals: 10.0

The totals went UNDER in 4 of the Atlanta Braves’ last 5 outings while the Braves are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games played. Atlanta is 7-1 straight up in its last 8 home matches played while the totals went OVER in 12 of the Atlanta Braves’ last 16 contests played versus an opponent in the National League. The totals went UNDER in 4 of the Atlanta Braves’ last 6 outings played in August.

 

New York Mets Betting Trends

The New York Mets are 4-1 in their last 5 contests played.
NY Mets are 4-1 in their last 5 games against the spread.
The Mets are 24-41 in their road outings against the spread.
The totals went OVER in 2 of the New York Mets’ last 5 matches.

 

Atlanta Braves Betting Trends

The Atlanta Braves are 4-1 in their last 5 matches played.
Atlanta is 3-2 in its last 5 games against the spread.
The totals went OVER in 1 of the Braves’ last 5 outings.
The totals went OVER in 36 of the Atlanta Braves’ last 63 home contests.

 

The New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves 8/21/2023 Betting Picks

The totals went OVER in 4 of the Atlanta Braves’ last 6 contests versus the New York Mets while the Braves are 7-0 SU in their last 7 outings when playing at home against the Mets. The New York Mets have won 6 of their last 8 games played, and the totals have gone UNDER in 13 of the Mets’ last 20 matches against a National League opponent. The NY Mets are 0-7 SU in their last 7 contests when playing on the road against the Atlanta Braves.

 

The red-hot Atlanta Braves will continue their dominance in this match-up with home-field advantage on Monday. After finishing 125 games played, the NY Mets ranked 18th in OPS and 16th in runs scored while Atlanta ranked 1st n OPS and 1st in runs scored for the season. Take the league’s leader to take control of this game on Monday. For more insights, consider checking out free expert sports picks and predictions.

Free Pick and Prediction: Atlanta Braves will win 6-4

 

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