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    Two of the league’s top hitters go head-to-head when the Atlanta Braves (18-9) and the New York Mets (15-12) meet at 1:40 PM ET on Sunday at Citi Field. Ronald Acuna Jr. has a .352 batting average (third in MLB) for the favored Braves (-175), while Brandon Nimmo ranks eighth in MLB action batting .330 this season for the underdog Mets (+149). Atlanta’s Spencer Strider gets the start against New York’s Tylor Megill.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Mets

    • Game Day: Sunday, April 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Braves vs Mets Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -175 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Mets?

    • TV Channel: SNY

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves average 1.5 home runs per game to rank fourth in baseball with 41 total home runs.
    • Atlanta has the 10th-best batting average in MLB (.255).
    • The Braves’ .335 on-base percentage is fifth-best in MLB.
    • Atlanta’s 9.4 strikeouts per game rank 20th in baseball.
    • The Braves have hit 22 homers away from home this season (1.7 per game).
    • Atlanta has a .466 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team averages 8.8 hits per game and is batting .263 away from home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Acuna leads Atlanta with an OBP of .444, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .546. He’s batting .352 on the season.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in the majors, he is third in batting average, third in on-base percentage, and 23rd in slugging.
    • Matt Olson is batting .252 with six doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 18 walks. He’s slugging .563 with an on-base percentage of .369.
    • Among qualifying batters, his batting average places him 94th, his on-base percentage 43rd, and his slugging percentage 16th.
    • Ozzie Albies is batting .252 with a .495 slugging percentage and 23 RBI this year.
    • Sean Murphy leads Atlanta with 20 hits, batting .256 this season with 13 extra-base hits.

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 19th in Major League Baseball with 27 home runs.
    • New York’s .240 batting average ranks 20th in the majors this season.
    • The Mets are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking ninth with an OBP of .332.
    • New York is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking fourth with an average of 7.7 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit eight homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 10 home contests this season.
    • New York has a team slugging percentage of .368 in home games this season with 24 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 7.1 base hits per game and batting .231 as a team at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso has accumulated 27 hits, a team-high for the Mets. He’s batting .257 and slugging .562 with an on-base percentage of .328.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 80th in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 91st and he is 17th in slugging.
    • Nimmo’s .435 on-base percentage and .457 slugging percentage both pace his team. He has a batting average of .330.
    • Including all qualified hitters, he is eighth in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage and 59th in slugging percentage.
    • Jeff McNeil is hitting .298 with six doubles, a triple, a home run and 15 walks.
    • Francisco Lindor is batting .218 with 11 doubles, four home runs and 11 walks.

    Braves vs. Mets Probable Pitchers

    Spencer Strider (ATL) Pitcher Tylor Megill (NYM)
    3 – 0 W/L 3 – 1
    30 IP 25
    1.80 ERA 3.96
    0.833 WHIP 1.480
    14.7 K/9 6.8
    3.3 BB/9 4.3

    Braves vs. Mets Injury Updates

    • Braves: Orlando Arcia: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Lucas Luetge: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Raisel Iglesias: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Travis d’Arnaud: 7 Day IL (Concussion)
    • Mets: Tim Locastro: 10 Day IL (Back spasms), Omar Narváez: 10 Day IL (Calf), Brooks Raley: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Verlander: 15 Day IL (Teres major), Stephen Nogosek: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Uceta: 15 Day IL (Left ankle), Carlos Carrasco: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Stephen Ridings: 15 Day IL (Lat), Elieser Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee), José Quintana: 60 Day IL (Rib)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Braves and Mets (Last 10 Games)

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