Washington sends Jordan Zimmermann vs Jenrry Mejia in Nationals vs Mets game
New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Odds
The Washington Nationals will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Mets invade Nationals Park on Friday.
It's a pitching duel between Jordan Zimmermann for the Nationals (12-5 on the year) and Jenrry Mejia for New York (0-0 so far).
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Mets listed as underdogs of +-190 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 9-rated Nationals and the league No. 11-ranked Mets, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Mets rank No. 12 in the National League at 8.3 hits per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 14 ranking in that category.
Defensively, New York features the National League's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the National League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.
In their last action, New York was a 7-4 winner at home against the Braves. Bettors on New York at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Mets enjoyed a 7-4 victory at the expense of the Braves on Thursday, with Zack Wheeler throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Citi Field.
The Nationals were a 9-7 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. Gio Gonzalez blew away 11 Pittsburgh batter in the Nationals' last start, leading them to a 9-7 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday at Nationals Park.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Mets at Nationals trends to consider:
NY Mets are 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of NY Mets' last 21 games
NY Mets are 7-18 SU in its last 25 games when playing Washington
Washington is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 14 games
Washington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Washington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
NY Mets at Washington, Friday, July 26