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New York Mets take on the Washington Nationals with Odds and Betting Pick

The Washington Nationals get a visit from the New York Mets in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Washington Nationals will rely on Tanner Roark to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Seth Lugo will be his counterpart for the New York Mets. Tanner Roark is 10-8 this season, and Seth Lugo is 5-3.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.9-4.4 victory for the Nationals. 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

77-50 Washington battles the Mets, currently with a 56-72 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs New York injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 9-ranked Washington Nationals and the No. 20-rated New York Mets in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Washington Nationals No. 2 ranked offense (5.26 runs per game) against a New York Mets defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 25 at 5.1 runs allowed per game. The Washington Nationals have been averaging 9.29 hits per game, more than the New York Mets have managed so far this season (8.44 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Washington has the No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the No. 25 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mets were saddled with a loss last time out in Robert Gsellman's start, as they lost 9-4 against Washington on Saturday at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Washington's last 15 games
  • Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Cincinnati, Tuesday, August 29th
Washington home to Miami, Monday, August 28th