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)


Mets (-251)


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

James McCann10 Day Injury ListOblique
Dominic Smith10 Day Injury ListAnkle
Drew Smith15 Day Injury ListBack
Joey Lucchesi60 Day Injury ListElbow
John Curtiss60 Day Injury ListElbow
Trevor May60 Day Injury ListElbow
Sean Reid-Foley60 Day Injury ListElbow
Tylor Megill60 Day Injury ListShoulder

Nationals Injury Report

Erick Fedde15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Tyler Clippard15 Day Injury ListGroin
Reed Garrett15 Day Injury ListBicep
MacKenzie Gore15 Day Injury ListElbow
Tanner Rainey60 Day Injury ListElbow
Will Harris60 Day Injury ListPectoral
Stephen Strasburg60 Day Injury ListRibs
Sean Doolittle60 Day Injury ListElbow
Joe Ross60 Day Injury ListElbow
Carter Kieboom60 Day Injury ListElbow
Seth Romero60 Day Injury ListCalf
Jackson Tetreault60 Day Injury ListShoulder

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.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso102.276 (40).355 (35).542 (9)6.2% (9)19.7% (75)9.2% (64)
Francisco Lindor102.261 (63).337 (59).460 (45)4.2% (41)20.0% (78)9.1% (67)
Starling Marte86.300 (18).348 (47).471 (34)2.9% (79)19.7% (75)4.8% (142)
Brandon Nimmo95.267 (54).347 (49).426 (72)2.4% (100)17.1% (51)8.8% (71)
Jeff McNeil90.297 (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.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Nelson Cruz99.231 (122).315 (103).343 (139)2.0% (111)23.0% (100)10.2% (46)
César Hernández104.240 (110).304 (117).309 (149)0.0% (149)18.1% (58)7.2% (95)
Luke Voit82.225 (133).317 (96).413 (87)3.8% (49)32.0% (149)11.3% (29)
Keibert Ruiz81.245 (101).305 (115).336 (141)0.9% (144)11.1% (7)6.8% (103)
Lane Thomas90.234 (-).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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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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