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Washington sends Jordan Zimmermann vs Chris Young in Nationals vs Mets game

New York MetsWashington Nationals
June 5, 7:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Odds

31-24TEAM RECORD30-22

The Washington Nationals battle the visiting New York Mets on Tuesday in MLB betting action at Nationals Park.

Jordan Zimmermann gets the call for the Washington Nationals and he will try to build on a 3-5 mark. In the other dugout, Chris Young brings a 0-0 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:
Bettors looking to side with the Nationals in this one will find them as -150 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 11-rated Mets taking on the National League's No. 7-rated Nationals in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 13 ranked National League offense (3.8 runs per game) against a Mets defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 in the National League at 4.5 runs allowed per game. The Nationals have been averaging 8.1 hits per game, less than the Mets have managed so far this season (8.6 hits on average).

Washington owns the National League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 14-rated defense.

New York lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Cardinals on June 4. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Cardinals, who beat them 5-4 on Monday behind a start from Kyle Lohse at Citi Field.

The Nationals were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Washington didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Atlanta on Sunday at Nationals Park.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Mets at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 16 of NY Mets' last 20 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games when playing Washington
NY Mets are 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing NY Mets
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets at Washington, Wednesday, June 6