New York Mets at Atlanta Braves: 8/16/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

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The Atlanta Braves will host the New York Mets in the second game of their series in the American League Central from Truist Park on Tuesday night. The weather is expected to be mildly humid with a 9.5% chance of rain and 8.9 miles per hour winds. 

The Atlanta Braves are coming off of a 12 run win against the New York Mets in their last game. William Contreras and Eddie Rosario hit back-to-back homers as the Braves ran away with this one. The series is t a1-0 in favor of the Atlanta Braves going into game 2. 

Spencer Strider got the start for the Atlanta Braves. He has a 3.04 ERA, with 142 strikes and a 1.04 whip. He struck out four and gave up three hits and one run in five innings in the win. 

Atlanta Braves right-hander, Charlie Morton will be the starter for this one. He has a 4.26 ERA with 141 strikes and a 1.21 whip.

The New York Mets are coming off of a 12 run loss against the Atlanta Braves in their last game. The series is at 1-0 in favor of the Atlanta Braves going into game 2. 

Carlos Carrasco got the start for the New York Mets. He has a 3.92 ERA, with 124 strikes and a 1.30 whip. He gave up four hits with one walk and one strikeout in the loss. 

New York Mets right-hander, Taijuan Walker will be the starter for this one. He has a 3.43 ERA with 85 strikes and a 1.20 whip.

The under is 12-2-2 in Mets last 16 during game 2 of a series and s 15-7 in Braves last 22 home games.

The Braves are 6-0 in their last 6 games following a win and are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. National League East. The Braves are also 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Mets are 49-24 in their last 73 games vs. a right-handed starter and are 2-5 in their last 7 Tuesday games. The Braves should get the win again as they try to catch the Yankees in the standings.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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