Pitching Prospects: Brave: Jake Odorizzi (4-3, 3.75 ERA, 1.15 whips, 46 strikeouts); Mets: David Peterson (0-0)
fanduel sportsbook Line: Mets-120, Brave +100; over/under 9 runs
Bottom line: The Atlanta Braves play the New York Mets after Ronald Acuna Jr. hit four in their 9-6 win over the Mets on Friday.
New York leads 32–18 in home games and 67–39 on aggregate. The Mets are eighth in the NL, with a total of 111 home runs, an average per game.
Atlanta has a 27-21 record on the road and a 64-43 record overall. The Braves have scored a total of 165 home runs to lead the NL.
The teams will meet on Saturday for the 10th time this season. The Mets lead 5-4 in the season series.
Top Performer: Brandon Nimmo has 20 doubles, five triples and 10 home runs for the Mets. Pete Alonso is 12-for-38 in the last 10 matches with three doubles and four home runs.
Dansby Swanson has 22 doubles, one triple, 15 home runs and 56 RBIs for the Braves. Matt Olsson is 7-for-37 with a double and three home runs in the last 10 games.
Last 10 games: Mets: 8-2, .311 batting average, 3.74 ERA, beat opponents by 19 runs
Braves: 6-4, .262 batting average, 3.62 ERA, beat opponents by 15 runs
Injuries: Mets: Drew Smith: 15-Day IL (Back), Dominic Smith: 10-Day IL (Ankle), Tyler Magill: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Shaun Reed-Foley: 60-Day IL (Elbow), John Curtis: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Joy Luchesi: 60-Day IL (Elbow)
Brave: Mike Ford: 10-day IL (neck), Adam Duvall: 10-day IL (wrist), Darren O’Day: 15-day IL (calf), Luke Jackson: 60-day IL (elbow), Ozzy Albies : 60-day IL (leg), Manny Pina: 60-day IL (wrist), Mike Soroka: 60-day IL (Achilles), Kirby Yates: 60-day IL (elbow)