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The fans at Nationals Park will be treated to a game between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals when they take their seats on Wednesday.
The Mets will give the ball to starter Jonathon Niese in this one. Left hander Niese is 5-7 this season with a 3.24 ERA.
Starting this game for the Nationals will be Doug Fister. The right hander has a 2.68 ERA to go along with a 10-3 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Nationals as -164-moneyline favorites versus the Mets, while the game's total opened at 7
Last time out for New York, they were a 6-1 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +144 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
Team record: 54-59
NY Mets is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Mets's last 10 games on the road
NY Mets is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing Washington
Team record: 60-51
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Washington is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing NY Mets
NY Mets at Washington Thursday, August 7