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New York Mets Starter Jacob deGrom Out to Silence Washington Nationals Bats in MLB Contest

The New York Mets will look to improve on a 12-2 record when they take on the Washington Nationals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Monday.

Jeremy Hellickson, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Washington Nationals, while the New York Mets trot Jacob deGrom to the mound in this one. He is 2-0 so far in 2018.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Mets to win this game 4.3-2.7. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Mets sport a record of 12-2 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Nationals sit at 7-9 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Washington injuries news.

The New York Mets sit at No. 7 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Nationals sit at No. 15 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up New York Mets No. 13 ranked offense (4.64 runs per game) against a Washington Nationals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 16 at 4.44 runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have been averaging 7.57 hits per game, less than the Washington Nationals have managed so far this season (7.88 hits on average).

Washington brings the No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mets's No. 2-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nationals endured a 6-5 loss at the hands of the Rockies on Sunday, with S Strasburg throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Nationals Park.

The Mets hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when N Syndergaard struck out 11 batters in 3-2 victory on Sunday at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
  • Washington is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • NY Mets is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 16-8 ATS in its last 24 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at New York, Tuesday, April 17th