Mets vs Nationals Odds, Picks & Predictions – August 3

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On Wednesday, the Washington Nationals (36-69) are hosting the New York Mets (65-38), at 4:05 PM ET, in the final game of a three-game set. The scheduled starters are Chris Bassitt (7-7) for the Mets, and Anibal Sanchez (0-3) for the Nationals.

On the road for this game, the Mets (-251) are heavily favored to beat the Nationals (+206). The contest has an over/under set at 9.

Mets vs. Nationals Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-251)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -113, Under: -107)

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

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:05 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
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
MacKenzie Gore 15 Day Injury List Elbow
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 Nationals beat the Mets 5-1 yesterday, with Victor Arano getting the win (1.00 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 K) and Luis Garcia leading the way offensively (going 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and three RBI). Stephen Nogosek (1.00 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 1 K) took the loss for the Mets.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

The Mets have been favorites in 75 games this season and won 51 (68%) of those contests. New York has a record of 3-1 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -251 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Mets, based on the moneyline, is 71.5%. New York’s games have gone over the total in 52 of their 103 chances. The Mets are 55-48-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 102 .276 (40) .355 (35) .542 (9) 6.2% (9) 19.7% (75) 9.2% (64)
Francisco Lindor 102 .261 (63) .337 (59) .460 (45) 4.2% (41) 20.0% (78) 9.1% (67)
Starling Marte 86 .300 (18) .348 (47) .471 (34) 2.9% (79) 19.7% (75) 4.8% (142)
Brandon Nimmo 95 .267 (54) .347 (49) .426 (72) 2.4% (100) 17.1% (51) 8.8% (71)
Jeff McNeil 90 .297 (23) .357 (32) .418 (80) 1.4% (132) 12.7% (13) 6.9% (100)

Nationals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Nationals have been underdogs in 90 games this season and have come away with the win 29 times (32.2%) in those contests. This year, Washington has won five of 11 games when listed as at least +206 or worse on the moneyline. The Nationals have an implied victory probability of 32.7% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup. Contests with Washington have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 50 of 105 chances this season. In 105 games with a line this season, the Nationals have a mark of 45-60-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Nelson Cruz 99 .231 (122) .315 (103) .343 (139) 2.0% (111) 23.0% (100) 10.2% (46)
César Hernández 104 .240 (110) .304 (117) .309 (149) 0.0% (149) 18.1% (58) 7.2% (95)
Luke Voit 82 .225 (133) .317 (96) .413 (87) 3.8% (49) 32.0% (149) 11.3% (29)
Keibert Ruiz 81 .245 (101) .305 (115) .336 (141) 0.9% (144) 11.1% (7) 6.8% (103)
Lane Thomas 90 .234 (-) .287 (-) .390 (-) 2.9% (-) 24.1% (-) 6.8% (-)

Mets vs. Nationals Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Mets will pick up the win in this game, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-251). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up under the total (9 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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