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Jordan Zimmermann faces Dillon Gee in MLB odds action

New York MetsWashington Nationals
Aug 30, 7:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Odds

60-72TEAM RECORD68-65

The Washington Nationals host New York on Friday, looking to build on their 68-65 mark against the 60-72 Mets in MLB betting action at Nationals Park.

Jordan Zimmermann gets the call for the Washington Nationals and he will try to build on a 15-7 mark. In the other dugout, Dillon Gee brings a 9-9 ledger to the game for the Mets as he tries to quiet the Nationals bats.

View NY Mets vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those going with the Nationals in this one found them listed as moneyline favorites of -175 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 8-ranked Nationals and the National League No. 13-rated Mets in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 9-rated National League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Mets defense that ranks No. 9 in the National League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Nationals have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, more than Mets batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

Washington owns the National League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 9-rated defense.

In their last action, New York was a 11-3 winner at home against the Phillies. Bettors on New York at -107 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Mets enjoyed a 11-3 victory at the expense of the Phillies on Thursday, with Carlos Torres throwing 6 2/3 innings of 4-hit ball at Citi Field.

Washington won its last outing, a 9-0 result against the Marlins on August 29. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -212 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Gio Gonzalez chucked 7 shutout innings at the Marlins in their last game, striking out 8 in a 9-0 win against Miami in baseball action at Nationals Park.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Mets at Nationals trends to consider:
NY Mets are 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
NY Mets are 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Washington is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Washington is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games

Next up:
NY Mets at Washington, Saturday, August 31