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Jacob deGrom, A.J. Cole Take Mound in New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Tilt

Nationals Park hosts an MLB battle between the Washington Nationals and the visiting New York Mets on Friday.

Jacob deGrom, with a record of 13-7 on the season, gets the ball for the New York Mets, while the Washington Nationals trot A.J. Cole to the mound in this one. He is 1-3 so far in 2017.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Mets to win this game 5.0-3.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals sport a record of 76-49 heading into this matchup, while the New York Mets sit at 55-71 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs New York injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Washington Nationals rated this week at No. 9 and the New York Mets sitting at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Washington Nationals No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5.26 runs per game, against a New York Mets offense rated No. 18 and scoring 4.61 runs per game. The Nationals have averaged 9.3 hits per game to date this season, more than the Mets hitters have managed (8.41 per nine innings).

Washington owns the No. 5 defense, allowing 5.26 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's No. 24-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Diamondbacks, who beat them 3-2 on Thursday behind a start from Robbie Ray at Citi Field.

Washington won a close affair on Thursday in their last outing, defeating Houston 5-4 in extra innings at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games
  • NY Mets is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Washington is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Washington, Saturday, August 26th