New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Betting Matchup Report
Washington Nationals vs New York Mets Odds
New York will try to be nasty hosts on Monday when the Washington Nationals pay a visit to Citi Field.
Gio Gonzalez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Nationals on this day; he's 18-7 on the season. The Mets, meanwhile, will counter with Collin McHugh, who will be looking to improve on his 0-1 mark.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Nationals listed as favorites of 125 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, depending on the book.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 12-rated Mets and the league No. 1-ranked Nationals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features New York's National League No. 11-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Nationals offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.5 runs per game in the league. The Mets have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, less than the Nationals hitters have managed (9.2 per nine innings).
New York owns the National League's No. 11 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's National League No. 1-rated defense.
Washington lost its last outing, an 8-0 result against the Marlins on September 9. Bettors who backed the Marlins at +146 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Washington didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Ricky Nolasco in a losing cause, 8-0, against Miami on Sunday.
New York lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Braves on September 9. Bettors who backed the Braves at -127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Mets got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Atlanta on Sunday; it was a 3-2 final at Citi Field in MLB wagering action.
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing NY Mets are 8-2
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Atlanta are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
A few Nationals at Mets trends to consider:
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Mets' last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of NY Mets' last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Mets' last 12 games when playing at home against Washington
NY Mets are 4-19 SU in its last 23 games at home
Washington at NY Mets, Tuesday, September 11