Mets vs Nationals Odds, Picks & Predictions – August 2

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The Washington Nationals (35-69) will host the New York Mets (65-37), Tuesday at 7:05 PM ET, with the Mets on a seven-game winning streak. The Mets will give the start to Jacob deGrom, and the Nationals will turn to Cory Abbott.

On the road for this game, the Mets (-295) are heavily favored to beat the Nationals (+235). The game has an over/under of 8.5 runs.

Mets vs. Nationals Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-295)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -107, Under: -114)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, August 2, 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

These clubs meet again following the Mets’ 7-3 victory over the Nationals yesterday. Max Scherzer (6.00 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 5 K) earned the win for the Mets. Pete Alonso went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and an RBI to lead the team on offense. Patrick Corbin (4.00 IP, 4 R, 7 H, 4 K) took the loss on the mound for the Nationals.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

The Mets have been favorites in 74 games this season and won 51 (68.9%) of those contests. New York has not entered a game this season with shorter moneyline odds than -295. The moneyline for this contest implies a 74.7% chance of a victory for the Mets. New York and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 52 of their 102 opportunities. The Mets are 55-47-0 against the spread in their 102 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 101 .279 (38) .358 (31) .548 (9) 6.2% (9) 19.4% (73) 9.2% (66)
Francisco Lindor 101 .261 (64) .336 (65) .453 (52) 4.0% (44) 19.9% (78) 8.9% (70)
Starling Marte 85 .301 (16) .349 (44) .474 (33) 3.0% (76) 19.9% (78) 4.8% (144)
Brandon Nimmo 94 .269 (49) .348 (46) .429 (68) 2.4% (98) 17.0% (51) 8.9% (70)
Jeff McNeil 89 .298 (21) .359 (29) .420 (79) 1.5% (131) 12.5% (11) 7.0% (100)

Nationals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Nationals have come away with 28 wins in the 89 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Washington has been listed as an underdog of +235 or more on two occasions this season and split those games. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 29.9% chance of walking away with the win. Washington and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 50 of their 104 opportunities. The Nationals have posted a record of 44-60-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Juan Soto 101 .246 (97) .408 (3) .485 (26) 4.8% (23) 14.2% (21) 20.9% (1)
Josh Bell 103 .304 (13) .386 (11) .496 (23) 3.2% (66) 14.0% (20) 11.3% (27)
Nelson Cruz 98 .233 (118) .315 (102) .346 (139) 2.1% (107) 22.5% (98) 10.1% (47)
César Hernández 103 .240 (106) .304 (116) .304 (150) 0.0% (150) 18.2% (59) 7.2% (96)
Keibert Ruiz 80 .245 (99) .305 (114) .337 (142) 0.9% (144) 10.9% (7) 6.9% (102)

Mets vs. Nationals Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the Mets to win (-295 on the moneyline), while we predict the total score will go over the total (8.5 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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