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    The Atlanta Braves (99-59) are seeking win No. 100 of the season when they take on the New York Mets (98-60) at Truist Park on Sunday at 7:08 PM ET. The Braves are favored (-130) against the underdog Mets (+109). Atlanta’s Charlie Morton starts against New York’s Chris Bassitt.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Mets

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 2, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:08 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Mets Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -130 7.5

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves rank second in MLB play with 239 home runs. They average 1.5 per game.
    • The Braves’ .253 batting average is seventh-best in the majors.
    • The Braves are 10th in the league with a .317 on-base percentage.
    • The Braves’ 9.2 strikeouts per game are the third-most in baseball.
    • The Braves average 1.5 homers per game when playing at home this season (123 total in home outings).
    • The Braves are averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game while slugging .453 at home.
    • The club is batting .257 with 675 hits (8.4 per game) at home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in total hits (168) this season while batting .278 with 79 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualified batters, Riley is 32nd in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 31st, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Riley hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .250 with a double, a home run, four walks and an RBI.
    • Matt Olson is batting .240 with 43 doubles, 32 home runs and 73 walks.
    • Olson ranks 100th in batting average, 67th in on-base percentage and 30th in slugging in MLB.
    • Olson has picked up a hit in six games in a row. During his last nine games he is hitting .323 with a double, four home runs, five walks and eight RBI.
    • Dansby Swanson has hit 24 homers with a team-high .444 SLG this season.
    • Swanson enters this game with two games in a row with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is batting .174 with two home runs and three RBI.
    • Michael Harris II has 19 home runs, 64 RBI and a batting average of .301 this season.

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 16th in Major League Baseball with 162 home runs.
    • The Mets have a team batting average of .258 this season, which ranks second among MLB teams.
    • The Mets have an OBP of .331 this season, which ranks second in MLB.
    • The Mets rank fourth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.5 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 80 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .423 in 80 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 9.3 base hits per game and batting .264 on the road this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso has racked up 158 hits, a team-best for the Mets.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, Alonso is 46th in batting average, 34th in on-base percentage and 11th in slugging percentage.
    • Alonso enters this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .350 with a double, two home runs, two walks and eight RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor leads his team with a .451 slugging percentage.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Lindor is 36th in batting average, 38th in on-base percentage and 45th in slugging percentage.
    • Brandon Nimmo is hitting .268 with 28 doubles, seven triples, 14 home runs and 70 walks.
    • Jeff McNeil has a .379 OBP while slugging .440. Both pace his team.

    Braves vs. Mets Probable Pitchers

    Morton Bassitt
    30 GS 29
    9-6 W-L 15-8
    4.29 ERA 3.27
    167.2 IP 179.0
    62 BB 46
    200 SO 165

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