Mets Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 2, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 4, 2022

The New York Mets (65-37) will aim to keep a seven-game win streak going when they visit the Washington Nationals (35-69) at 7:05 PM ET on Tuesday. New York’s (-356 to win) Jacob deGrom starts versus Washington’s (+289) Cory Abbott.

This article refers to odds updated as of August 2, 2022 at 7:14 PM ET. Browse all the up-to-date odds for this contest in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Mets vs Nationals Betting Lines

Mets Betting Insights

  • 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 -356.
  • The Mets have a 78.1% 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 52 of their 102 games with a total.
  • The Mets have an ATS record of 55-47-0 in 102 games with a spread this season.

Mets Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 4.7
HR 11
ERA 2.63
K/9 8.39

Nationals Betting Insights

  • The Nationals have been chosen as underdogs in 89 games this year and have walked away with the win 28 times (31.5%) in those games.
  • This is the worst odds of a win that sportsbooks have given Washington this season with a +289 moneyline set for this game.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 25.7% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Washington’s games have gone over the total in 50 of their 104 opportunities.
  • The Nationals are 44-60-0 against the spread in their 104 games that had a posted line this season.

Nationals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 3.2
HR 6
ERA 5.59
K/9 7.66

Nationals Probable Pitcher – Cory Abbott

  • Abbott will start for the Nationals, his first of the season.
  • The 26-year-old right-hander has appeared out of the bullpen three times this season.
  • Abbott’s team was the moneyline underdog just once in a game he pitched a season ago, and lost.
  • His team lost the only game he appeared in last season.
  • He pitched in just one game with a set total last season, and the teams combined to go under.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 2, 2022 at 7:14 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Nationals Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Steve Cishek 45 44.2 10.5 9.3 1.5 4.03
Kyle Finnegan 42 41.0 9.7 9.0 1.9 3.51
Erasmo Ramírez 36 51.2 6.4 10.7 1.7 3.66
Andres Machado 34 39.2 7.5 10.3 1.3 4.99
Carl Edwards Jr. 32 37.0 8.8 6.6 1.1 3.16

Mets Probable Pitcher – Jacob deGrom

  • deGrom and his team were 6-8-0 ATS in his 14 appearances with a spread last season.
  • The last time the righty took the mound was on Wednesday, July 7 last season, when he pitched seven innings in a matchup with the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • deGrom and his team won as favorites in 71.4% of his 14 appearances last season with a moneyline.
  • The 34-year-old and his team went 11-4 when he pitched in last season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 2, 2022 at 7:14 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Mets Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Edwin Díaz 43 42.2 86 1.69 1 23
Adam Ottavino 41 40.2 47 2.21 13 0
Seth Lugo 39 40.0 37 3.38 12 3
Joely Rodriguez 35 28.1 33 5.72 8 0
Trevor Williams 11 58.2 55 3.37 1 1

Mets Hitting Trends

  • The Mets are 23-5 this season in games when they crush two or more home runs.
  • The Mets are 17-5 in games this season when they have put up at least five extra-base hits.
  • The club is 50-14 in the games this season it has totaled at least eight hits.
  • The Mets are 46-4 in games this season that they scored at least five runs.
  • The Mets have drawn at least five walks in 18 games this season, and are 14-4 in those contests.

Nationals Hitting Trends

  • They have won 13 of the 18 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • They’ve won 10 of their 14 games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • They have won 26 of the 55 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • They have won 24 of their 29 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have a 13-14 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

Mets vs. Nationals Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Nationals (+289)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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