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The division rival Washington Nationals and New York Mets are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at Citi Field.
The Nationals will trot Gio Gonzalez out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Gonzalez has a 9-6 record and a 3.49 ERA this season.
It'll be Carlos Torres toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Torres is 2-2 with a 4.55 ERA so far this season.
Washington won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Marlins on September 8. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -181 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for New York, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +235 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Washington has won 2 straight games.
Washington: 73-69 SU
New York: 64-77 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
New York most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 11 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Mets's last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
NY Mets are 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
NY Mets are 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
NY Mets home to Washington, Tuesday, September 10