The top two teams in the NL East collide on Monday when the New York Mets visit the Atlanta Braves in the first game of a key four-game series at Truist Park in Atlanta. The Mets (75-40) lead the division by 5.5 games over the second-place Braves (70-46). After this series, the teams will play in one more series, on the last weekend of the regular season.
Atlanta is a -160 favorite in the latest Braves vs. Mets odds from Caesars Sportsbook while New York is a +135 underdog. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. ET. The game is one of 14 on the MLB schedule for Monday. (See up-to-date lines for every game on our MLB odds page.)
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