New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Prediction, Pick and Preview, September 3 (9/3): MLB
- Tactical Picks
- Sep 3, 2022, 6:15:56 AM
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|Time||7:10 p.m. EST|
|Nationals money line||+320|
|Nationals run line||+1.5 (+150)|
|Mets money line||-430|
|Mets run line||-1.5 (-175)|
|Over / under||7.5|
|Washington Nationals||New York Mets|
|Road / home record||22-40||45-22|
|Last 10 record||4-6||6-4|
|Over / under record||64-61-7||66-60-7|
|Runs / game||3.76||4.67|
|Runs allowed / game||5.39||3.70|
The New York Mets and the Washington Nationals will play the 2nd game of the series at the Citi Field on Saturday. The Mets took the win 7-3 in the first game of the series. Pete Alonso hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the sixth inning to help the Mets to win the game.
The Nationals get here with a 45-87 record and have won 3 of their last 5 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: Patrick Corbin (5-17, 6.56 ERA)
Corbin will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Nationals. Corbin (5-17) allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits and a walk over six innings Sunday, striking out five and earning a win over the Reds. He has a 5-10 record with an ERA of 4.64 and 129 strikeouts in 24 appearances versus the Mets in his career.
New York Mets
The Mets get here with a 84-49 record and have won 6 of their last 8 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: Max Scherzer (9-4, 2.27 ERA)
Scherzer will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Mets. Scherzer took the loss Sunday, allowing one run on four hits and one walk over seven innings against the Rockies. He struck out 11. He has a record of 3-0 with an ERA of 4.44 and 26 strikeouts in 5 appearances versus the Nationals in his career.
Washington are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Mets.
Washington are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National League.
NY Mets are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games against Washington.
NY Mets are 14-3 SU in their last 17 games at home.
The Nationals continue to struggle on the road this season with a 22-40 record and have also lost 6 of the last 6 games vs Mets on the road. patrick Corbin will take the mound for this game who has been decent in his last 2 starts but he w has been a mess this season. The Mets will send Max Scherzer who's having a great season and already beat twice the Nats this season. The Mets have dominated the Nats this season and are the 3rd best team in the league. Take the Mets.
PICK: Mets -1.5 (-175)
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