MLB Prop Bets: Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets – August 5, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets - August 5, 2022
2022-08-05 19:10:00 EDT

The Atlanta Braves (63-43) face the New York Mets (67-38) at Citi Field on Friday at 7:10pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Ian Anderson is the probable pitcher for the Braves, while Taijuan Walker is the probable pitcher for the Mets. The Mets are favored to win at -130, while the Braves are at +110. The total runs line is set at 8.5, with OVER at -115 and UNDER at -106.

  • The Braves (-169) have a 53-53 Run Line record this season, while the Mets (+145) hold a record of 58-47.
  • The Braves have a 53-49-4 O/U record this season (meaning 53 games have gone over the total runs line, 49 have gone under and four have resulted in a push). The Mets have a 54-44-7 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Braves are averaging 4.8 runs per game this season (4th in the league). Comparatively, the Mets are averaging 4.7 (5th).
  • In the field, the Braves are allowing 3.9 runs per game this season (8th in the league), while the Mets are allowing an average of 3.8 runs (4th).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Braves are at .249 (ranking 10th in the Major leagues), while the Mets are batting .257 (5th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Mets have hit 110 (15th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Braves have managed 162 (2nd).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Braves have recorded 478 RBIs to rank 4th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Mets have recorded 475 RBIs to rank T5th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Mets have an earned run average of 3.56 this season (5th in the Majors), while The Braves have an ERA of 3.59 (6th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Braves have recorded 1014 this season, ranking 1st in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Mets rank 2nd for total strikeouts, recording 992.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .233 against the Mets this season (6th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Braves’ opponents are at .230 (4th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Braves 25-20-61 14-7-38 11-13-23 23-14-48 2-6-13 0-0-0 3-2-5
  • Mets 33-22-50 22-4-23 11-18-27 27-11-40 6-11-10 0-0-0 3-2-5

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Braves 46-31-29 28-14-17 18-17-12 42-20-23 4-11-6 0-0-0 4-2-4
  • Mets 46-24-35 25-6-18 21-18-17 37-12-29 9-12-6 0-0-0 7-1-2


  • The NRFI is 58-48 in Braves games this season. The Mets have a 49-56 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Mets recorded a 6-4 victory over the Braves at Citi Field yesterday. Tyler Naquin was crushing the ball in that matchup, hitting 2 home runs and recording 2 RBIs.

Robert Steele's Free Pick:

Robert Steele

I'm not a fan of being called a "quants" (quantitative analyst) or "math wizard" but it's the truth. I'm a numbers guy. I love to crunch the data, make sense of it, and turn it into a winning bet.
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