New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Prediction, Pick and Preview, September 2 (9/2): MLB
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- Sep 2, 2022, 7:51:02 AM
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|Time||7:10 p.m. EST|
|Nationals money line||+220|
|Nationals run line||+1.5 (+110)|
|Mets money line||-270|
|Mets run line||-1.5 (-130)|
|Over / under||8|
|Washington Nationals||New York Mets|
|Road / home record||22-39||45-21|
|Last 10 record||4-6||6-4|
|Over / under record||63-61-7||65-60-7|
|Runs / game||3.76||4.67|
|Runs allowed / game||5.39||3.70|
The New York Mets and the Washington Nationals will meet again to play a 3-game series at the Citi Field. The Mets won their last series against the Angels and the Nationals beat the A's in 2 of 3 times and are 3-10 vs Mets this season.
The Nationals get here with a 45-86 record and have won 3 of their last 4 games. The team is averaging 3.76 runs per game. They're batting for .248 AVG, 492 runs scored in 1084 hits and 111 home runs, ranking #26 in offense in the league, behind the LA Angels. Luke Voit has a batting average of .235, 14 home runs and 50 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 5.39 runs per game and ranking #29, the second worst in the league. Josiah Gray leads the team with a 4.67 ERA, 140 strikeouts and 7 wins recorded for the Nationals.
Probable Pitcher: Josiah Gray (7-8, 4.67 ERA)
Gray will be on the mound in the 1st game of the series for the Nationals. Nationals manager Dave Martinez confirmed that Gray will make his next start Friday against the Mets at Citi Field. He has a 0-1 record with an ERA of 12.86 and 7 strikeouts in 2 appearances against the Mets in his career.
New York Mets
The Mets get here with a 84-48 record and have won 5 of their last 7 games. The team is averaging 4.67 runs per game. They're batting for .257 AVG, 617 runs scored in 1146 hits and 132 home runs, ranking #6 in offense in the league behind the Philadelphia Phillies. Jeff McNeil is batting for .321 AVG while Pete Alonso leads with 31 home runs and 105 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 3.70 runs per game and rank #4 in the league. Chris Bassit leads the pitching staff with a 3.32 ERA, 143 strikeouts and 12 wins recorded with the NY Mets.
Probable Pitcher: David Peterson (7-3, 3.21 ERA)
Peterson will be on the mound in the 1st game of the series for the Mets. Peterson allowed four hits and struck out seven without walking a batter in six shutout innings to earn the win Saturday over the Rockies. He has a 2-0 record with an ERA of 2.53 and 14 strikeouts in 4 appearances versus the Nationals in his career.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games on the road.
Washington are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets.
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games against Washington.
NY Mets are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games at home.
The Nationals continue to struggle on the road this season with a 22-39 record and have also lost 5 of the last 5 games vs Mets on the road. Josiah Gray will take the mound for this game who was pounded in his last start vs Mets earlier this season. The Mets will send Peterson to the series opener who has been decent lately allowing 3 runs in his last 21 innings pitched but allowed 4 runs vs Nationals the last time he faced them. The Mets have dominated the Nats this season and are the 3rd best team in the league. Take the Mets.
PICK: Mets -1.5 (-130)
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