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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Friday when the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals meet at Nationals Park.
Righthander Matt Harvey will take the mound for the Mets to start this game. Harvey is 8-2 this season with a 2.23 ERA.
It'll be Ross Ohlendorf toeing the rubber for the Nationals in this contest. Righthander Ohlendorf is 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA so far this season.
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 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.
New York: 45-53 SU
Washington: 49-53 SU
A few trends to consider:
NY Mets8-3-1 SU in its last 12 games on the road
NY Mets are 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,when playing on the road against Washington
NY Mets are 5-12-1 SU in its last 18 games ,when playing Washington
Washington17-7-1 SU in its last 25 games when playing NY Mets
Washington is 1-6-1 SU in its last 8 games ,
Washington is 1-6-1 SU in its last 8 games ,at home
Washington home to NY Mets, Saturday, July 27