MLB Spread Betting Guide: Mets vs Nationals - 7/10

MLB Spread Betting Guide: Mets vs Nationals - 7/10

MLB Spread Betting Guide: New York Mets vs Washington Nationals - 7/10


Game Summary

The New York Mets will host the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on July 10th in a pivotal matchup for both teams. The Mets currently hold a 44-45 record, slightly below .500, and are looking to gain momentum in the second half of the season. On the other hand, the Nationals, with a record of 42-49, aim to climb out of the lower half of the standings. The Mets have been performing moderately well at home with a 21-25 record, while the Nationals have a comparable road record of 22-25. This game is crucial for both teams as they aim to improve their standings in the East division.

Historically, the Mets have had the upper hand in recent matchups against the Nationals. The last series saw the Mets take a decisive win, showcasing their ability to perform under pressure. However, the Nationals have shown resilience and have been competitive in several close games. The pitching matchup for this game will be an intriguing one with Luis Severino taking the mound for the Mets and Patrick Corbin for the Nationals. Both pitchers have had their ups and downs this season, making this an unpredictable and exciting game to watch.


Odds and Betting Lines

Market Odds
Over/Under 9.5 (-110)
New York Mets Spread -1.5 (+100)
Washington Nationals Spread +1.5 (-120)
New York Mets Moneyline -140
Washington Nationals Moneyline +120


Pitching Probables

Pitcher W-L ERA Strikeouts
Patrick Corbin (WAS) 1-8 5.49 68
Luis Severino (NYM) 5-3 3.83 77


Team Previews

New York Mets

Hitting: The Mets have been solid offensively, ranking 11th in hits (759) and runs (426) with a batting average of .247. Key players like Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso have been pivotal, with Nimmo leading in batting average (.252) and Alonso leading in home runs (18) and RBIs (55).

Relief Pitching: The Mets bullpen has been average, with a combined ERA of 4.26, ranking 21st. Their closer has 21 saves, ranking them tied for 17th in the league.

Fielding: Defensively, the Mets have struggled slightly, with 60 errors, ranking them tied for 2nd most in the league.

Starting Pitchers: Luis Severino has been a reliable starter with a 5-3 record and a 3.83 ERA. He has shown the ability to control games and provide quality starts.

Washington Nationals

Hitting: The Nationals rank 19th in hits (720) and runs (381) with a batting average of .239. CJ Abrams has been a standout performer with a .279 batting average, 14 home runs, and 46 RBIs.

Relief Pitching: The Nationals' bullpen has been slightly better, with a combined ERA of 4.02, ranking 17th. Their closer has 24 saves, ranking them tied for 12th.

Fielding: The Nationals have been more disciplined defensively, with 50 errors, ranking them 13th in the league.

Starting Pitchers: Patrick Corbin has struggled this season with a 1-8 record and a 5.49 ERA. He will need to find his form to give the Nationals a chance against the Mets.


Team Injuries

New York Mets

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season

Washington Nationals

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Trevor Williams SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 27


Betting Trends

  • Mets are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
  • Nationals are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
  • Mets have covered the spread in 45 out of 89 games this season.
  • Nationals have covered the spread in 52 out of 91 games this season.
  • The total has gone over in 48 out of 89 games for the Mets.
  • The total has gone over in 43 out of 91 games for the Nationals.


Recent Games

New York Mets

Opponent Score W/L
@ Pittsburgh 8-2 L
@ Pittsburgh 5-2 W
@ Pittsburgh 3-2 W
@ Washington 7-5 L
@ Washington 1-0 L

Washington Nationals

Opponent Score W/L
@ New York Mets 7-5 W
@ New York Mets 1-0 W
@ St. Louis 6-0 L
@ St. Louis 14-6 W
@ St. Louis 7-6 L


Team Rankings

Category New York Mets Washington Nationals
Hitting 11th 19th
Starting Pitching 21st 17th
Relief Pitching 17th 12th
Fielding 2nd most errors 13th most errors


Significant Betting Stats

  • Mets are 21-25 at home this season.
  • Nationals are 22-25 on the road this season.
  • Mets have a better batting average at home (.247).
  • Nationals struggle against right-handed pitchers.
  • Mets are 5-3 when Severino starts.
  • Nationals have a 1-8 record when Corbin starts.
  • Mets have outscored opponents by 15 runs in the last 10 games.
  • Nationals have allowed an average of 5 runs per game in the last 10 games.
  • Mets' bullpen ERA at home is 4.26.
  • Nationals' bullpen ERA on the road is 4.02.



The weather for the game at Citi Field is expected to be mostly sunny with a high temperature of 89°F. This should provide ideal conditions for baseball, with no significant weather disruptions anticipated.



Pick: New York Mets to cover -1.5
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Given the current form of both teams and the pitching matchup, the New York Mets are favored to cover the -1.5 spread. Luis Severino has been solid on the mound, while Patrick Corbin has struggled significantly. Additionally, the Mets have shown better offensive capabilities and have a stronger bullpen compared to the Nationals. The combination of these factors makes the Mets a strong pick to win by at least two runs.


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