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2018 MLB Season
(70-81) New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals (77-75)
Date: Friday, September 20, 2018
Time: 6:40 PM ET
Venue: Nationals Park, Washington D.C.
Projected Pitchers: Jason Vargas vs. Max Scherzer
MLB Moneyline Odds: Nationals -255 | Mets +234
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Nationals -1.5 (-135)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 8
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Vargas was solid in his last outing as he was able to put in a quality start and pick up his sixth win of the season in a 5-2 win over the Miami Marlins.
In 79.1 innings of work this season Vargas owns a mediocre 7.94 K/9, a mediocre 3.18 BB/9, an ugly 1.93 HR/9, and a weak 66.9% LOB%. The end-result is a high 6.47 ERA to go with a lower but still bad 5.42 FIP.
New York has played solid baseball in the past week winning five of their last eight contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .241/.318/.455 to go with 28 extra-base hits and 46 RBI.
Scherzer had his worst outing of the season as Atlanta got the better of him as they went on to win 10-5.
He went four innings giving up seven hits and six earned runs while he struck out six and walked three.
In 206.2 innings of work this season, the master owns an elite 12.06 K/9, an elite 2.13 BB/9, a solid 0.91 HR/9, and an excellent 80.9% LOB%.
The end-result is a stellar 2.53 ERA and a similar 2.66 FIP.
Washington has played solid baseball in the past week winning four of their seven contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .246/.359/.413 to go with 22 extra-base hits and 35 RBI
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- NYM are 3-9 in Vargas’ last 12 road starts.
- WAS are 8-3 in their last 11 overall.
- Over is 5-2-2 in WAS last 9 Thu. games.
- Over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Washington.
Free New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals MLB Prediction:
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Nationals -1.5
After an embarrassing outing, expect Scherzer to strike back against New York, while their lineup creates enough separation to cover the run line.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Nationals 5 – Mets 3
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