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2021 MLB Handicapping
(50-62) Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets (56-55)
Date: Tuesday, August 10th, 2021
Time: 7:10 PM ET
Venue: Citi Field, Queens, NY
Projected Pitchers: Paolo Espino (WSH) vs. Carlos Carrasco (NYM)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Nationals +210 Mets -286
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Nationals +1.5, Mets -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8.5
The Nationals will be in New York to take on the Mets for game 1 Tuesday at 7:10 ET.
Paolo Espino is going for the Nationals and Carlos Carrasco gets the ball for the Mets.
Washington won the series the last time these teams played each other.
The Nationals have had a rough season so far and I do not see it getting much better.
They are in 4th place of the National League East with a record of 50-62. The Phillies lead them by 9 games.
Washington lost to the Braves 5-4 on Sunday. In that series, the Nats scored 11 runs and allowed 15 runs.
Patrick Corbin went 6 innings and allowed 5 earned runs on Sunday.
Paolo Espino is 3-3 with a 3.66 ERA. His last start was against the Phillies where he went 5 innings and allowed 6 earned runs. The Phillies won that game 9-5.
The pitching has not been that impressive for this team. They have an ERA of 4.49 which is 21st best in the league.
They are scoring 4.38 runs per game which is 17th best in the majors.
Washington has hit 130 home runs which is 19th best overall.
New York Mets
The Mets are playing bad baseball at the worst possible time right now. They have lost 4 games in a row.
They are now in 3rd place of the National League East with a record of 56-55. The Phillies lead them by 2.5 games.
New York lost 3-0 on Sunday which capped off the sweep for the Phillies. In that series, the Mets scored 5 runs and allowed 12 runs.
Taijuan Walker went 6 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on Sunday.
Carlos Carrasco is 0-0 with a 3.24 ERA. His last start was against the Marlins where he went 4.1 innings and allowed 2 earned runs. The Mets won this game 5-3.
Pitching for this team has been their biggest strength. They have a team ERA of 3.69 which is 9th best in the majors.
Their offense continues to be one of the worst ones in baseball. They are only scoring 3.75 runs per game which is 29th best in baseball.
New York has hit 119 home runs which is 26th best overall.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Nationals are 5-13 in their last 18 games vs. a right handed starter.
- Nationals are 3-8 in their last 11 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
- Nationals are 4-11 in their last 15 games following an off day.
- Nationals are 3-11 in their last 14 road games.
- Mets are 6-1 in their last 7 games following an off day.
- Mets are 4-1 in their last 5 home games following a road trip of 7 or more days.
- Mets are 20-9 in their last 29 home games vs. a right handed starter.
Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets MLB Prediction:
The Mets have to start playing better if they wish to get back to the top of their division. I do look for them to be better in this series.
New York is the better team and I feel they will show that on Tuesday. There is no excuse for them to lose to the Nats.
I look for Carrasco to pitch better than Espino and get the Mets a win.
I will go with the Mets on the run line.
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