Atlanta Braves at New York Mets 8/6/22 – MLB Picks & Predictions

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The Atlanta Braves play the second game of a doubleheader and the fourth game of a five-game series Saturday when visiting the New York Mets. Atlanta is 63-43 following its 6-4 loss to New York in the opening game of the series on Thursday. The Braves have lost two straight and Atlanta is second in the National League East, 4 ½ games behind the first place Mets.

Shortstop Dansby Swanson is batting .297 to lead Atlanta and has a team high 121 hits. Third baseman Austin Riley has 29 home runs, 68 RBIs and an on-base percentage of .359 to lead Atlanta in each category. On Saturday, the Atlanta Braves will send Jake Odorizzi to the mound. The right-hander is 4-3 with a 3.75 ERA, 46 Ks and 17 BBs.

The New York Mets improved to 67-38 following their two-run win over Atlanta on Thursday. Recently acquired Tyler Naquin hit a pair of home runs in his debut at home. New York has the fifth best team ERA in baseball at 3.56, find out who else is doing great at our MLB predictions. The Mets have won nine of the last 10. New York is leading the National League East by 4 ½ games over the Atlanta Braves.

Second baseman Jeff McNeil is batting .302 to lead New York, while left fielder Mark Cahna is the leader in on-base percentage at .373. First baseman Pete Alonso has 29 home runs, 91 RBIs and 108 hits to lead New York in each category. On Saturday, the New York Mets will send David Peterson to the mound. The left-hander is 5-2 with a 3.54 ERA, 86 Ks and 35 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Atlanta is 2-5 in its last 7 versus an opponent from the NL East
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Braves last 7
  • New York is 4-0 in its last 4 at home
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Mets last 5

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