On the afternoon of May 11, 2024, the MLB stage is set for a compelling encounter as the Atlanta Braves visit the New York Mets at Citi Field, with the first pitch scheduled for 4:10 PM under a sky with few clouds. Leading the charge for the Braves will be pitcher Max Fried, who carries an ERA of 4.226. Opposing him from the mound for the Mets will be Christian Scott, boasting an impressive ERA of 1.350. As the season progresses, the Braves currently find themselves in third place within the NL East with a record of 23 wins and 12 losses, giving them a strong .660 winning percentage. They have also performed admirably within their division, holding a record of 9-4. With recent form indicating 5 wins in their last 10 games and a current winning streak of three, the Braves are showing resilience. Their road record stands at 10 wins to 8 losses. Conversely, the Mets are eighth in the division with an 18-19 record, translating to a .486 winning percentage. With a division record of 2-2, and a home record that’s slightly unfavorable at 9-11, the Mets are looking to bounce back from their recent form of 4 wins in their last 10 games. In terms of scoring, the Braves have pushed across 176 runs this season, while the Mets have managed 163. Defensively, the Braves have conceded 133 runs, compared to the Mets’ 160. Regarding betting odds for this matchup, they suggest a tight game. The point spread is set at 1.5, with an over/under of 7.5, hinting at expectations of a moderate scoreline. The Braves are favored on the moneyline at -161, showing confidence in their recent form, whereas the Mets stand at +134, reflecting their underdog status but also potential value for bettors looking for an upset.