MLB Prop Bets: New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves – August 17, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves - August 17, 2022
2022-08-17 19:20:00 EDT

The New York Mets (75-42) face the Atlanta Braves (72-46) at Truist Park on Wednesday at 7:20pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Max Scherzer is the probable pitcher for the Mets, while Jake Odorizzi is the probable pitcher for the Braves. The Mets are favored to win at -145, while the Braves are at +125. The total runs line is set at 7.5, with OVER at -106 and UNDER at -115.

  • The Mets (+125) have a 65-52 Run Line record this season, while the Braves (-145) hold a record of 61-57.
  • The Mets have a 59-50-8 O/U record this season (meaning 59 games have gone over the total runs line, 50 have gone under and eight have resulted in a push). The Braves have a 59-52-7 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Mets are averaging 4.7 runs per game this season (4th in the league). Comparatively, the Braves are averaging 4.9 (3rd).
  • In the field, the Mets are allowing only 3.7 runs per game this season (4th in the league), while the Braves are allowing an average of 3.9 runs (7th).

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 Mets are at .258 (ranking 5th in the Major leagues), while the Braves are batting .252 (9th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Braves have hit 181 (2nd in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Mets have managed 116 (17th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Mets have recorded 526 RBIs to rank 4th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Braves have recorded 545 RBIs to rank 3rd.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Braves have an earned run average of 3.58 this season (6th in the Majors), while The Mets have an ERA of 3.52 (5th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Mets have recorded 1111 this season, ranking 2nd in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Braves rank 1st for total strikeouts, recording 1125.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .231 against the Braves this season (4th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Mets’ opponents are at .234 (8th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Mets 38-24-55 27-6-26 11-18-29 32-13-43 6-11-12 0-0-0 4-1-5
  • Braves 28-21-69 14-7-40 14-14-29 25-14-54 3-7-15 0-0-0 2-0-8

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Mets 54-27-36 33-7-19 21-20-17 45-13-30 9-14-6 0-0-0 7-2-1
  • Braves 51-35-32 30-14-17 21-21-15 46-21-26 5-14-6 0-0-0 4-3-3


  • The NRFI is 54-63 in Mets games this season. The Braves have a 66-52 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Braves recorded an upset 5-0 victory over the Mets at Truist Park yesterday. Matt Olson was unstoppable in that matchup, hitting a home run, a single and recording 3 RBIs.

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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