Mets vs Nationals Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Wednesday, April 26

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At Citi Field on Wednesday, the Washington Nationals play the New York Mets (three consecutive defeats) at 7:10 PM ET. On the hill for the Mets will be Kodai Senga (3-0), matched up against the Nationals’ MacKenzie Gore (2-1).

With the Nationals (+178) visiting, the Mets (-212) are a solid favorite on the moneyline. The contest has a total set at 8.

Mets vs. Nationals Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-212)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -117, Under: -104)

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

  • Game Day: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV Channel: MLBN
  • Location: Queens, New York
  • Stadium: Citi Field

Mets Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tim Locastro 10-Day Injured List Back
Omar Narváez 10-Day Injured List Calf
Stephen Ridings 15-Day Injured List Shoulder
Justin Verlander 15-Day Injured List Shoulder
Elieser Hernandez 15-Day Injured List Shoulder
Stephen Nogosek 15-Day Injured List Elbow
Carlos Carrasco 15-Day Injured List Elbow
Edwin Uceta 15-Day Injured List Ankle
Sam Coonrod 60-Day Injured List Back
Bryce Montes de Oca 60-Day Injured List Elbow
José Quintana 60-Day Injured List Ribs
Edwin Díaz 60-Day Injured List Knee

Nationals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Ildemaro Vargas 10-Day Injured List Shoulder
Israel Pineda 10-Day Injured List Finger
Corey Dickerson 10-Day Injured List Calf
Carter Kieboom 10-Day Injured List Shoulder
Stephen Strasburg 60-Day Injured List Ribs
Victor Arano 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Tanner Rainey 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Cade Cavalli 60-Day Injured List Elbow

Last Time Out: Mets and Nationals

Yesterday, the Nationals claimed a 5-0 win over the Mets, with Josiah Gray (6.0 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 9 K) registering the win for the Nationals. Keibert Ruiz went 3-for-4 with a home run and an RBI to lead the offensive attack. Jose Butto (4.2 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 K) took the loss for the Mets.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Mets have won 11 out of the 17 games, or 64.7%, in which they’ve been favored. New York has played as a favorite of -212 or more once this season and won that game. The Mets have a 67.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. So far this season, New York and its opponents have hit the over in 10 of their 24 games with a total. In 24 games with a spread this season, the Mets are 13-11-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 24 .255 (89) .333 (90) .585 (11) 9.5% (3) 23.8% (109) 10.5% (73)
Brandon Nimmo 24 .349 (5) .456 (2) .494 (39) 1.9% (133) 11.7% (16) 15.5% (20)
Francisco Lindor 24 .222 (140) .330 (94) .456 (63) 3.8% (61) 26.4% (132) 10.4% (77)
Jeff McNeil 24 .282 (49) .402 (18) .388 (114) 1.0% (157) 7.8% (4) 12.7% (46)
Mark Canha 23 .240 (113) .337 (87) .400 (103) 2.2% (116) 18.0% (57) 11.2% (65)

Nationals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Nationals have come away with eight wins in the 22 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Washington has a win-loss record of 4-5 when favored by +178 or worse by oddsmakers this year. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 36% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Contests with Washington have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 10 of 22 chances this season. In 22 games with a line this season, the Nationals have a mark of 13-9-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Keibert Ruiz 22 .288 (40) .350 (71) .425 (87) 2.5% (100) 7.5% (3) 7.5% (119)
Jeimer Candelario 22 .247 (103) .296 (136) .393 (107) 3.1% (77) 20.4% (79) 5.1% (156)
Alex Call 22 .222 (140) .354 (69) .286 (171) 1.3% (141) 17.7% (53) 16.5% (14)
Victor Robles 22 .288 (40) .373 (43) .364 (127) 0.0% (163) 13.3% (21) 8.0% (108)
Luis Garcia 22 .222 (140) .265 (172) .349 (135) 2.9% (83) 10.3% (7) 5.9% (144)

Mets vs. Nationals Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Mets will pick up the win in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-212). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up under the total (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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