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New York Mets vs Washington Nationals 08/05/2020 MLB Picks, Predictions and Baseball Previews
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New York Mets vs Washington Nationals 08/05/2020 – New York Mets and Washington Nationals will wind up with their short two-game series as they play the final game from Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The Mets were unsuccessful last night as they declined further to a 4-8 record in the NL East division. New York Mets are now sitting at the fourth spot and are four games behind the .500 mark. Washington Nationals improved to 4-4 and reached the .500 mark as they remain at the third spot in the NL East. The mlb line today is out and running as the Mets try to tie their two-game series against the World Champions.
New York Mets vs Washington Nationals 08/05/2020
New York Mets
New York Mets have not been a powerful scoring team right from the start. The Mets managed to get a few victories, but there were no major differences in the scores. Last night, New York scored three runs off the plate and surrendered five to the Nationals. Michael Conforto took the lead with a homer and two RBIs. Pete Alonso contributed a two for four from the plate while the other hitters were able to get base hits. Starting pitcher Steven Matz suffered the loss and declined to 0-2 on the season when he gave up seven hits and five runs in a span of just three innings. New York will turn in Rick Porcello as their starting pitcher in this game against the Nationals.
Players to watch: P. Alonso 1B (GP12, AB46, R5, H8, 2B0, 3B0, HR1, RBI4, TB11, BB8, SO18, SB0, AVG0.174, OBP0.333, SLG0.239, OPS0.572, WAR0), M. Conforto RF (GP12, AB44, R6, H14, 2B2, 3B0, HR2, RBI6, TB22, BB6, SO11, SB2, AVG0.318, OBP0.412, SLG0.5, OPS0.912, WAR0).
Washington Nationals had their weekend series canceled and they look forward to playing more games. Last night, the Nationals witnessed Josh Harrison go deep from the plate with a solo homer and two RBIs. Starlin Castro smashed an RBI and went two for four while Howie Kendrick contributed a solo home run and went four for four. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin improved on the mound after taking out eight opponent hitters in a span of five-plus innings. The Nationals are turning in their favorite Max Scherzer as their starting pitcher in this game. Scherzer is holding a 10-5 record against the Mets with 183 strikeouts and an ERA of 2.63.
Players to watch: A. Eaton RF (GP8, AB31, R4, H8, 2B1, 3B0, HR1, RBI3, TB12, BB3, SO8, SB1, AVG0.258, OBP0.324, SLG0.387, OPS0.711, WAR0), A. Cabrera 2B (GP8, AB31, R3, H8, 2B3, 3B1, HR1, RBI6, TB16, BB1, SO3, SB0, AVG0.258, OBP0.281, SLG0.516, OPS0.797, WAR0).
New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers
New York Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of NY Mets’ last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games.
New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
New York Mets will not stand this chance against Max Scherzer on the mound. Scherzer is one of those top pitchers that could strikeout the big hitters of the Mets. The mlb parlay picks and predictions are on the side of the Nationals to win this game.
Score Prediction: Washington Nationals 6, New York Mets 2.