Mets vs Nationals Odds, Picks & Predictions – August 1

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The Washington Nationals (35-68) will host the New York Mets (64-37), Monday at 7:05 PM ET, in a battle of NL East rivals. The Mets will give the start to Max Scherzer (6-2), and the Nationals will counter with Patrick Corbin (4-14).

On the road for this game, the Mets (-248) are heavily favored to beat the Nationals (+206). The total in this contest is set at 8.

Mets vs. Nationals Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-248)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -116, Under: -105)

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When, Where, at What Time is Mets vs. Nationals

  • Game Day: Monday, August 1, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Stadium: Nationals Park

Mets Injury Report

Name Status Injury
James McCann 10 Day Injury List Oblique
Dominic Smith 10 Day Injury List Ankle
Drew Smith 15 Day Injury List Back
Joey Lucchesi 60 Day Injury List Elbow
John Curtiss 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jacob deGrom 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Trevor May 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Sean Reid-Foley 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tylor Megill 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Nationals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Erick Fedde 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tyler Clippard 15 Day Injury List Groin
Reed Garrett 15 Day Injury List Bicep
Evan Lee 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tanner Rainey 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Will Harris 60 Day Injury List Pectoral
Stephen Strasburg 60 Day Injury List Ribs
Sean Doolittle 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Joe Ross 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Carter Kieboom 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Seth Romero 60 Day Injury List Calf
Jackson Tetreault 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Mets and Nationals

The Mets were vicotrious 9-3 over the Marlins yesterday in their last game. Mark Canha finished 3-for-5 with two RBI to lead them offensively while Taijuan Walker was earned the victory after throwing five innings, giving up three earned runs on seven hits while striking out four.

Yesterday, the Nationals fell to the Cardinals 5-0. Josiah Gray was the losing pitcher after he went five innings, giving up four earned runs on five hits while striking out six. Lane Thomas paced the Nationals’ offense, going 1-for-4 with a double.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Mets have won 50 out of the 73 games, or 68.5%, in which they’ve been favored. New York is 2-1 this season when entering a game favored by -248 or more on the moneyline. The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 71.3% chance of a victory for the Mets. So far this season, New York and its opponents have hit the over in 51 of their 101 games with a total. The Mets have an ATS record of 54-47-0 in 101 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 100 .276 (42) .353 (38) .536 (10) 6.1% (9) 19.6% (73) 8.9% (70)
Francisco Lindor 100 .262 (63) .337 (61) .449 (54) 3.8% (49) 19.9% (78) 9.0% (68)
Starling Marte 84 .301 (16) .349 (44) .477 (30) 3.0% (75) 19.9% (78) 4.9% (143)
Brandon Nimmo 93 .262 (63) .342 (53) .421 (78) 2.4% (99) 17.2% (53) 9.0% (68)
Jeff McNeil 88 .294 (25) .354 (35) .417 (82) 1.5% (132) 12.7% (12) 7.1% (99)

Nationals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Nationals have won in 28, or 31.8%, of the 88 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. Washington has a win-loss record of 4-5 when favored by +206 or worse by sportsbooks this year. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Nationals have a 32.7% chance of pulling out a win. Washington and their opponents have gone over in 49 of their 103 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Nationals are 44-59-0 against the spread in their 103 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Juan Soto 100 .243 (103) .403 (3) .475 (32) 4.6% (30) 14.4% (20) 20.4% (1)
Josh Bell 102 .305 (13) .387 (11) .496 (23) 3.2% (66) 13.9% (19) 11.4% (28)
Nelson Cruz 97 .232 (119) .316 (102) .347 (138) 2.1% (108) 22.7% (98) 10.2% (48)
César Hernández 102 .242 (106) .307 (114) .307 (148) 0.0% (151) 18.2% (57) 7.3% (96)
Keibert Ruiz 79 .248 (-) .309 (-) .341 (-) 0.9% (-) 10.7% (-) 6.9% (-)

Mets vs. Nationals Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Mets vs. Nationals sees the Mets (-248 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the total, we pick the over on 8 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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