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MLB Betting Line Favors the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between New York and Washington on Friday, with the host Mets trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The match puts starter Edwin Jackson for the Washington Nationals on the hill facing Robert Gsellman for the New York Mets. Jackson brings a 5-6 mark to the game, while Gsellman is 7-7 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the New York Mets in this matchup found them as -148 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.0-2.8 result in favor of the Mets. 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 65-87 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Nationals sit at 92-60 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Washington injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the New York Mets rated this week at No. 26 and the Washington Nationals sitting at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has baseball's No. 19-rated offensive output, at 8.54 hits per game. The Washington Nationals average 9.11 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the list.

Defensively, Washington features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.04 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 at home, scoring 4.27 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington looks to rebound from a loss to the Braves, who beat them 3-2 on Thursday behind a start from R Dickey at SunTrust Park.

The Mets endured a 9-2 loss at the hands of the Marlins on Wednesday, with R Montero throwing 4 innings of 7-hit ball at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of NY Mets's last 25 games
  • NY Mets is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at New York, Saturday, September 23rd